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 …

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 …

The World Future Council and the EU Office of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung are organising an international workshop on “A Mandatory Approval of Financial Instruments”

The World Future Council and the EU Office of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung are organising an international workshop on   A Mandatory Approval of Financial Instruments (Finance TÜV)   September 22nd/23rd  2014   Venue: EU Office Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Rue du Taciturne 38 1000 Brussels.   Complex financial instruments increase levels of opacity – …

Suitpossum: Post-crisis Adventures in Financial Subversion

Suitpossum: Post-crisis Adventures in Financial Subversion Seedbombing: Applying the Principles of Permaculture to Finance Posted: 15 Dec 2013 05:55 AM PST I originally wrote this article for Transition Free Press Edition 4. It’s published under a Creative Commons licence (see side panel for details) Finance, even in its most high-tech formulations, …

Seedbombing: Applying the Principles of Permaculture to Finance

Seedbombing: Applying the Principles of Permaculture to Finance I originally wrote this article for Transition Free Press Edition 4. It’s published under a Creative Commons licence (see side panel for details) Finance, even in its most high-tech formulations, is rooted in ecological systems. A high-frequency trading hedge fund, for example, relies …

“Calling Wall Street to Account”

by Alan F Kay, PhD, copyright 2012 In 1967, I started “AutEx” with a name that reflected the function of my Company.  Automation would go way beyond the functions of the financial industry wherein an Exchange was a place where floor traders went face-to-face to complete a transaction. Brokers, dealers, …

Monetary Reform Plank of the US Green Party (Greening the dollar)

AMERICAN MONETARY INSTITUTE PO BOX 601, VALATIE, NY 12184 Tel. 518-392-5387, [email protected] http://www.monetary.org Stephen Zarlenga, Director Friday, September 3, 2010 U.S. Green Party National Committee Approves Monetary Reform Plank: Monetary Reform Plank of the US Green Party (Greening the dollar) While the banking reforms outlined in the above 12 points …

Future Finance – Policy Brief: Legal non-enforcement as an instrument of financial market regulation

by Jakob von Uexkull World Future Council In many legal systems claims resulting from gaming or gambling are not enforceable. This is designed to protect the debtor from driving himself into financial ruin through gaming and betting debts. There is a German saying that “a gambling debt is a debt …

Carbon Bubble Growing, but Markets Aren’t Listening

Published on GreenBiz.com (http://www.greenbiz.com) ——————————————————————————– Carbon Bubble Growing, but Markets Aren’t Listening By James Leaton Created 2011-07-15 04:46 How much carbon dioxide would be released if all the proven fossil fuel reserves owned by public companies was burnt? Carbon Tracker’s estimate: 745 gigatonnes CO2. How much carbon dioxide can we …

Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction Bulletin

Volume 141 Number 4 – Thursday, 12 May 2011 GLOBAL PLATFORM HIGHLIGHTS Wednesday, 11 May 2011 On Wednesday, participants continued meeting in plenary to discuss the economics of disasters, followed by an informal plenary on the implementation of the outcomes of the Mid-term Review of the Hyogo Framework for Action …