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Bottom-up approaches to corporate governance in the financial sector

This short paper by authors from Finance Watch, Frank Bold,...

Critical financial literacy – an agenda

We need to overcome the narrow focus on consumer education...

Representation of public interest in banking #5 – Shareholder Value in Banking: Legal Fictions and Financial Stability

This article is part of a series of blogs on...

Reinventing financial regulation for a more resilient world

Presentation given by Avinash Persaud at the conference of South...

Representation of public interest in banking #2 – Who is challenging finance? Examining the diversity of voices in the design of financial regulation

This article is part of a series of blogs on...

The EU’s role in international financial bodies

In this blog, Jessica Porcelli looks at the EU’s role...

The Better Regulation restaurant

This article is part of a new series of blogs...

Divesting from fossil fuels – Broadening the perspective on the newest ethical challenge to the financial industry

To fight climate change and reduce CO2 emissions, environmental advocates have...

The Capital Markets Union: Faith in finance restored, contract with finance rewritten?

The article was originally published at Critical Micro Finance, a website...

Lessons from history #11 – The Monaco crisis from 1962-1963 and the emancipation of tax havens

In the early 1960s, tensions between France and Monaco culminated...

More useful, less interconnected. A UK view on bank structure reform

Thomas Lines, a British consultant and former journalist and lecturer,...

Too Big to Separate? A French and German defence of their biggest banks

Iain Hardie and Huw Macartney present here the outcome of...

The continuous fling with investment banking

Compared to its neighbours France and Germany, Belgium passed a...

Just a little bit of banking separation

German policy-makers have passed preemptive legislation on banking structure with...

The perfect draw – when cigarettes became a war camp currency

You may imprison an economist, but he will remain an...

Are local and virtual currencies about to change finance?

Political attempts at reforming the financial system will eventually succeed,...

Money supply – a public service in private hands

The way money enters and leaves the economy is crucial...

And what about the money?

On September 15, 2008, six years ago, Lehman Brothers collapsed....

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