ITUC OnLine – Financial Stability Board Must Deliver on G20’s Action Plan

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 001/100112 Financial Stability Board Must Deliver on G20’s Action Plan As the first 2012 plenary of the Financial Stability Board (FSB) meets in Basel, international trade union organisations have submitted their priorities for the FSB. “The FSB’s Action plan for financial reforms has hit …

The network of global corporate control

The structure of the control network of transnational corporations affects global market com- petition and financial stability. So far, only small national samples were studied and there was no appropriate methodology to assess control globally. We present the first investigation of the architecture of the international ownership network, along with …

UNEP FI September Newsletter

Highlight THE HIGHLIGHT 13th Global Roundtable fast arriving, Washington, D.C., 19-20 October Join over 100 speakers and 600+ participants for a one-of-a-kind summit in Washington, D.C., on 19-20 October. Gain valuable insight into the emerging financial sustainability sector’s most pressing issues. Global Roundtable speaker Terry Vaughan Global Roundtable speaker Terry …

Time for a SMART Financial Transactions Tax!

A publication from iMFdirect Posted on April 13, 2011 by iMFdirect By José Viñals In various guises, the “Year of Living Dangerously” has been used to describe the global financial crisis, the policy response to the crisis, and its aftermath. But, we’ve slipped well beyond a year and the financial system …

A Healthy Financial System Cannot Be Built On The Expectation Of Bailouts

A publication from Baseline Scenario A Healthy Financial System Cannot Be Built On The Expectation Of Bailouts Posted: 05 Mar 2011 06:43 AM PST By Simon Johnson. Testimony submitted to the Congressional Oversight Panel, ?Hearing on the TARP?s Impact on Financial Stability,? Friday, March 4, 2011. I. Summary 1) The …

G20 Finance Ministers Fall Flat on Jobs, Disappoint on Financial Reform

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 046/210211 G20 Finance Ministers Fall Flat on Jobs, Disappoint on Financial Reform Brussels, 21 February 2011 (ITUC OnLine): The international trade union movement has sharply criticised the failure of last week?s meeting of G20 Finance Ministers to focus on the global employment crisis. ?The …