Yesterday, the German financial regulator BaFin announced three temporary provisions to address recent market volatility in the euro zone.
Yesterday, the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises held a hearing entitled "Corporate Governance and Shareholder Empowerment."
On Tuesday, the Bank of England's Executive Director for Financial Stability, Andrew Haldane, presented a paper in which he discusses the costs and benefits of structural reform to the banking system.
In a speech delivered today at the Consumer Federation of America Annual Financial Services Conference, SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro called for continued action by Congress and federal financial regulators to reform the financial regulatory system.
On Friday, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued a joint report on the harmonization of regulation between the two agencies.
Yesterday, the SEC and CFTC issued a joint press release announcing that they will hold two joint meetings in early September.
Yesterday, the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing entitled "Regulatory Perspectives on the Obama Administration’s Financial Regulatory Reform Proposals."