A Mandatory Approval of Complex Financial Instruments: The Need for a Precautionary Policy to Make Financial Markets Economically Sustainable

Saturday, 11 Oct, 9 – 10:30, Room: tbc http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/CSO/0,,contentMDK:23610678~pagePK:220503~piPK:220476~theSitePK:228717,00.html A Mandatory Approval of Complex Financial Instruments: The Need for a Precautionary Policy to Make Financial Markets Economically Sustainable Sponsor: World Future Council Panelists: Manuel Montes (South Centre), Nathan Coplin (New Rules for Global Finance), CHAIR: Suleika Reiners (World Future Council) The IMF …

Other News: Financial reform: Call to arms

Financial reform: Call to arms   By Martin Wolf – Financial Times   Post-crisis efforts to bolster economies and create safer banks have only preserved a flawed system   The financial crises and the years of economic malaise that followed represent profound failures of the economy and of policy. Above …

The World Future Council and the EU Office of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung would like to invite you to an international workshop

The World Future Council and the EU Office of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung would like to invite you to an international workshop on   A Mandatory Approval of Financial Instruments (Finance TÜV[1])   September 22nd/23rd 2014   Venue: EU Office Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Rue du Taciturne 38 1000 Brussels.   Complex financial instruments increase …

How the new field of data science is grappling with ethics

  SMARTPLANET WEEKLY A WEEKLY PREVIEW OF OUR CURRENT ISSUE, DELIVERED EVERY SUNDAY. December 22, 2013 FROM THE DESK OF … To wrap up the year, we take a look back at our best features of 2013. Our magazine writers brought you stories from around the world on topics ranging from …

DIY solar; the psychology of everyday illusions; Melbourne’s food startups | SMARTPLANET Weekly

smartplanet WEEKLY A WEEKLY PREVIEW OF OUR CURRENT ISSUE, DELIVERED EVERY SUNDAY. November 24, 2013 FROM THE DESK OF … Could DIY solar shake up the industry? The big solar manufacturers say they’re not worried. Meanwhile, three startups in Melbourne who are aiming to loosen the grip of their city’s …

Now Street: Crowdnetic Acquires NowStreet Journal and Strengthens its Management Team with Key Hire

NowStreet Journal Acquired Dear Readers: I’d just like to take this time to say thank you for your readership and continued support of NowStreet Journal. It has been an incredible experience both witnessing and documenting the transformation of our financial markets. But this is merely the beginning. As the popularity …

Climate Change is the Next $10 Trillion Opportunity

By Jigar Shah, July 2, 2013   With a 20% shift in our annual infrastructure spending from 20th century technology to 21st century technology we can drive a new global $10 trillion economy by 2020.   That was an undercurrent in a powerful speech President Obama delivered last week, demanding EPA …

OECD Green Growth: Putting Green Growth at the Heart of Development

OECD Green Growth Newsletter June 2013                                               Contents   ·       Putting Green Growth at the Heart of Development ·       Focus: Green Growth in Cities ·       Making Growth Green & Inclusive: The Case of Ethiopia ·       New Date: OECD’s 2013 GG-SD Forum ·       Call for papers: 2014 Green …

How Google’s investment into P2P Lending will impact the financial markets

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The Future Path of Capital Formation

NowStreet Infographic JOIN US AT UPCOMING EVENTS! Crowdfunding Shark Attack Where crowdfunding experts (“sharks”) provide entrepreneurs (“bait”) with the tools necessary to successfully crowdfund their business ATLANTA April 18, 2013 REGISTER HERE   Capitalize on Financial Innovation Sign up for NowStreet’s Free Webinar Channel! Our next webinar, “Preparing Issuers for equity-based Crowdfunding” will drill …