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House Financial Services Subcommittee holds hearing on credit rating agencies

USA - September 30 2009 Today, the House Committee on Financial Services’ Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises held a hearing entitled “Reforming Credit Rating Agencies.”

FSA and FINRA sign memorandum of understanding

United Kingdom, USA - September 20 2010 Today, the U.K. Financial Services Authority (FSA) and the U.S. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to support more robust cooperation between the two regulators.

Senate Banking Committee holds hearing on corporate governance

USA - July 29 2009 Today, the Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance and Investment of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs held a hearing entitled "Protecting Shareholders and Enhancing Public Confidence by Improving Corporate Governance".

Financial crisis inquiry commission holds field hearing in Bakersfield, California

USA - September 7 2010 Today, the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC) held a field hearing in Bakersfield, California entitled "The Impact of the Financial Crises—Greater Bakersfield.

Bank for International Settlements publishes 80th Annual Report

Global - June 29 2010 At the Annual General Meeting of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), which serves as a bank for central banks, Christian Noyer, BIS Chairman and Governor of the Bank of France, praised policymakers everywhere for taking exceptional measures to prevent a financial system meltdown, but warned that the financial system remains vulnerable.