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 …

Broad group of public interest and labor organizations applaud the Dept. of Labor’s push to protect Americans’ retirement savings

Financial Reform Newsletter September 24, 2014   Broad group of public interest and labor organizations applaud the Dept. of Labor’s push to protect Americans’ retirement savings: Millions of hardworking Americans who have spent years saving for retirement are receiving financial guidance from professional advisers who are not obligated to act in …

Broad group of public interest and labor organizations applaud the Dept. of Labor’s push to protect Americans’ retirement savings:

Financial Reform Newsletter September 24, 2014   Broad group of public interest and labor organizations applaud the Dept. of Labor’s push to protect Americans’ retirement savings: Millions of hardworking Americans who have spent years saving for retirement are receiving financial guidance from professional advisers who are not obligated to act in …

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 – …

[SFM Participants] Taking the nSFM debate to the mainstream media

Colleagues   I’ve recently had 2 opportunities to argue the case for sustainable markets in mainstream fora and I thought you might be interested to see them but also I wanted to raise a generic idea.   The first was a TV debate about financial reporting with the UK regulator, FRC …

PSI Initiative Performs Triple Jump in Global Insurance Hub to Mark its Second Anniversary

 Members | Publications | Events | Training | About  May and June has been a historical period for the environmental movement, which was highlighted by the inaugural United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) in Nairobi.   Environmental policy makers at UNEA understood the need to mobilise private finance for sustainable development and showed keen interest …

The Great Coal Cap: China’s energy policies and the financial implications for thermal coal

The Great Coal Cap: China’s energy policies and the financial implications for thermal coal | Carbon Tracker Initiative Carbon Tracker Initiative Financial specialists making carbon investment risk real today in the capital market.   The Great Coal Cap: China’s energy policies and the financial implications for thermal coal Since the …

Integrated Reporting: Corporate Reporting Dialogue launched, responding to calls for alignment in corporate reporting

Corporate Reporting Dialogue launched, responding to calls for alignment in corporate reporting UNDER STRICT EMBARGO UNTIL 17 JUNE 2014: 17 June 2014, Amsterdam – The Corporate Reporting Dialogue (CRD), introduced by the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), brings together organizations that have significant international influence on the corporate reporting landscape. By working …

Other News – SEC Commissioner Kara Stein Declares War on SEC Chair Mary Jo White

SEC Commissioner Kara Stein Declares War on SEC Chair Mary Jo White   Naked Capitalism*   A relatively new SEC Commissioner, Kara Stein, has decided to depart from the usual polite behavior regulatory overseers and is making noise about SEC decisions and policies that she finds to be dubious. The …