Financial Regulatory Forum

U.S. Senate financial reform snags, no bill Monday

March 1, 2010

   By Kevin Drawbaugh and Rachelle Younglai
   WASHINGTON, Feb 28 (Reuters) – Marathon weekend negotiations in the U.S Senate on financial reform failed to result in a bipartisan breakthrough, with disagreement over how much power to give a consumer watchdog office still a key hurdle. (more…)

INTERVIEW-New EU authorities need more independence: supervisor

October 8, 2009

FINANCIAL IOSCO/SHORTSELLING    By Huw Jones
   BASEL, Switzerland, Oct 8 (Reuters) – Draft European Union plans for a sweeping reform of how financial markets are supervised need amending to minimise the potential influence of lobbyists, a top EU supervisor said on Thursday. (more…)