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The new issue of the newsletter EU Financial Reforms

The new issue of the newsletter EU Financial Reforms has been released.

You can download it as PDF-file under http://www2.weed-online.org/uploads/eu_financial_reforms_may_2012.pdf

The new issue deals with the following topics:

  1. The dramatic sharpening of the Euro crisis.
  2. The sluggish progress of the EU directive on capital requirements (CRD IV).
  3. The pressure of the finance lobby against the directive on commodity speculation (MIFID).
  4. A critical assessment of the performance of new EU supervisory body ESMA.
  5. The state of the art of the process for a Financial Transaction Tax in the EU. 
  6. Calendar of events.