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In this article i observe the problems and solution of political and economical system of European Union. My regards,  my readers looking the problems of Euro Zone i see great problems which are not underscored by any EU institutions, scientist and officers worldwide. Even more i`m sure that without watching economical news which influents on… » read more

This story about pension reforms was published on 14th December 2010 by EurActiv. The European Commission confirmed yesterday (13 December) it had reached an agreement with Poland on giving countries that have reformed their pension systems more leeway over fiscal policy. In the meantime, the parliament in Budapest voted to effectively dismantle pension reform. The… » read more

This story about inconclusive Euro talks was published on 8th December 2010. The head of the IMF criticised the EU’s piecemeal approach to rescuing the euro currency from contagion as ministerial talks in Brussels yesterday (7 December) gave no succour to countries with worsening sovereign debt problems. IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn failed to persuade… » read more

The Belgian government was left in chaos in April after Belgium’s King Albert II accepted the resignation of the Flemish Christian democrat and Prime Minister, Yves Leterme – Leterme’s third resignation since July 2008. This was the latest installation in the long-term power struggle between the country’s French-speaking Walloons and Flemish-speaking majority. Leterme’s five-month old… » read more

At European Business Summit 2009, Dr Ian Moore spoke to us about sustainability and the EU economy. He also discusses the REACH programme in some depth. Dr Moore is President and CEO of Momentive Performance Materials, an organisation involved in the silicones industry. If you would like to make your voice heard in this discussion,… » read more

Poul Nyrup Rasmussen writes The PES – and more recently also the European Parliament – has made a clear demand for new regulation to cover all financial players including hedge funds. In response the European Commission has launched a ‘consultation’ on regulation for hedge funds. It is not what we asked for but it is… » read more

The deepening financial crisis is indicative of the crisis of democracy. Corporate elites have hijacked too many public policymaking arenas and show no shame, or remorse for legitimising poor practices…….. Accounting has done grievous harm to too many innocent citizens and is central to the current financial crisis. Are Any EU Member State Governments… » read more

Martin Wolf, the chief economics commentator at the Financial Times, told an Atlantic Council audience earlier today that the global financial crisis has  “re-emphasized the centrality of the U.S. dollar as a currency” and demonstrated once again that “when things go really badly lots of people want go to the U.S. even if U.S. is… » read more

Stop blaming the bankers

In times of crisis, people always need scapegoats in order to avoid having to look at one’s own responsibilities and this financial crisis is no different. But blaming bankers is a bit too easy when one looks at this crisis from a systemic and sustainability point of view. We have all enjoyed living beyond our… » read more

Long before the financial crisis, we were warned about the systemic risks and excessive debt of hedge and private equity funds. Today’s financial crisis may not have been caused by hedge and private equity funds—but the crisis revealed the huge interdependence of all the players in the financial market and showed the high vulnerability of… » read more

When it comes to private equity it seems that there is an ill wind blowing right through Europe. The credit boom, and now the credit crunch, have brought the activities of private equity firms under ever closer public scrutiny. Writing in this month’s Cicero briefer, the former Danish Prime Minister and now MEP, Poul Nyrup… » read more

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