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The most current articles and announcements related to the FMG, its staff and its associates are posted here.

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Announcements

Blog post, July 2016: 
Is European Red Tape a Real Reason for Brexit? Hardly

Business leaders – notably James Dyson and the CEO of JCB – have cited the scale of EU regulation as a reason to leave, and voters have been persuaded. Yet some of this criticism is unjustified, writes Simeon Djankov. Indeed, the UK was instrumental in setting up the European Commission’s Regulatory Scrutiny Board, whose purpose is to clamp down on unnecessary red tape. Read more.

 
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Media articles by FMG staff   

Stress testing and macroprudential regulation: A transatlantic assessment     

VoxEU.org, May 2016

Since the onset of the Global Crisis in 2007-08, stress testing has emerged as a major component of the supervisory toolkit. Professor Ron Anderson presents the perspectives of policymakers, stress test designers and academics on the remarkable development of a tool which ten years ago was little known. Read more.

 
Professor Charles Goodhart

In the news 

How to Fix Wall Street’s Flawed System of Compensation

New York Times, July 2016

The New York Times reports on a speech by Professor Charles Goodhart, who argues that transformation of the old partnership culture into a bonus culture where bankers, traders and executives have minimal accountability, has resulted in a marked increase in the frequency and intensity of financial crises. Read more.

 
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