The Great Debate UK

from Breakingviews:

“Too big to fail” will get partial cure in 2011

December 23, 2010

-- The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --

from The Great Debate:

SEC’s case against Goldman highlights need for Wall Street reform

April 22, 2010

-- Ed Mierzwinski is the longtime consumer program director of U.S. PIRG, the federation of state Public Interest Research Groups. U.S. PIRG is a founding member of Americans for Financial Reform, an unprecedented coalition of over 250 labor, senior, civil rights, community and consumer organizations. --

from The Great Debate:

China’s yuan, not the dollar, is too cheap

November 16, 2009

morici-- Peter Morici is a Professor at the Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, and former chief economist at the United States International Trade Commission. The views expressed are his own. --

from Commentaries:

Shock! Banker says banks must shrink

July 30, 2009

One of the most depressing, though predictable, aspects of the financial crisis has been the reluctance of senior bankers to publicly debate the industry’s shortcomings.

from UK News:

Financial regulation plan: white paper or white flag?

July 8, 2009

Chancellor Alistair Darling set out new plans to strengthen regulation of financial markets on Wednesday. The white paper proposes enforcing higher levels of capital for banks and increasing liquidity to prevent a re-run of the credit crunch.

from The Great Debate:

Regulation reform hints of “Old Europe”

June 18, 2009

bob-bench-- Robert R. Bench, a former Deputy Comptroller of the Currency in the Reagan administration, is a senior fellow at the Boston University School of Law’s Morin Center for Banking and Financial Law. The views expressed are his own. --

Greenbury’s Damascene conversion

March 31, 2009

— Neil Collins is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own —

REUTERSSir Richard Greenbury has had a Damascene conversion. The former boss of Marks & Spencer tells The Times that he’s now in favour of continental-style two-tier boards, contrary to his own report into corporate governance 14 years ago.

from The Great Debate:

Challenges for the G20: The IMF and regulation

March 26, 2009

StephanyGriffith-Jones-- Stephany Griffith-Jones is executive director of the Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia University. The views expressed are her own. --

from The Great Debate:

New rules won’t end London’s golden lure

March 20, 2009

-- Alexander Smith is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --

alex-smithNew regulations may be cooked up to curb the excesses of its bankers but London will always attract those who believe its streets are paved with gold.

from The Great Debate:

Credit control will be much more intrusive in future

January 26, 2009

John Kemp Great Debate-- John Kemp is a Reuters columnist. The views expressed are his own --

The international system of bank regulation, epitomised by the Basle II process and the light-touch principles-based regulation of Britain's Financial Services Authority (FSA) has comprehensively failed.