By Susannah Hammond, Thomson Reuters’ regulatory intelligence team. The views expressed are her own
Financial Regulatory Forum
By Mike Dolan
LONDON, Sept 8 (Reuters) – The case for a tax on global financial transactions may have been perversely boosted by the relative success of foreign exchange markets through the past three years of world banking turmoil.
By Huw Jones and Krista Hughes
LONDON/BASEL, Switzerland, March 8 (Reuters) – European Union finance ministers will discuss next week how to dampen speculation on sovereign credit default swap markets, sources said, as central bankers worry some selling practices pose wider risks.
TORONTO, Feb 19 (Reuters) – Canada will formally oppose international efforts by the world’s major economies to impose a global bank tax as the current government favors lower taxes, Canada’s National Post newspaper reported on Friday.
BERLIN, Jan 20 (Reuters) – The Group of 20 economic powers needs to develop a set of rules to prevent banks becoming so big that they can hold governments to ransom, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday.