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Where were the shareholders in the financial crisis?

28 Apr 2009, by in Economics, Pensions & Investment

In a useful and timely contribution to the financial crisis debate, PIRC – the Pensions Investment Research Consultants – has published a manifesto outlining its recommendations for reform of corporate governance and capital markets. PIRC recognises that alongside a catastrophic failure of financial regulation, the financial crisis represents a failure of corporate governance, and its…

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Time for a wider debate on shorting

23 Sep 2008, by in Economics

The ban on short-selling in financial stocks brought in at the end of last week by the FSA and the SEC was greeted with some scepticism as well as relief, but it has been credited with helping to boost the stock market after its recent plunges.  The actions of the regulators have been mirrored by…

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