Archive | April, 2009

How to Better Understand The Crisis Without Reading One More Thing

How to Better Understand The Crisis Without Reading One More Thing! For NSFMers who have too much to read, here is an alternative: TV interviews with leading experts about the crisis available on the web: 1. Pimco CEO Mohamed El Erian speaking in LA on how close we came to total meltdown; 2. Sachs, Roubini and […]

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Towards an Accountable Capitalism

NSFM participant, Stephen Davis, along with Jon Lukomnik and David Pitt-Watson, has authored a Private Sector Opinion brief for the International Finance Corporation’s Global Corporate Governance Forum.  Towards an Accountable Capitalism looks at causes of the global credit crisis and offers a roadmap for developing a more sustainable form of capitalism. Towards an Accountable Capitalism

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Comments in Response to OECD Consultation on Corporate Governance and the Financial Crisis

The Network for Sustainable Financial Markets (“NSFM”) is an international, non-partisan network of finance sector professionals, academics and others dedicated to improving financial market integrity and efficiency.  The NSFM Coordinating Team submits the attached NSFM Consultation Paper No. 2, written by Keith L. Johnson and Frank Jan de Graaf, in response to the OECD Consultation […]

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A new approach to RI mainstreaming – making use of the “new risk” agenda

A new approach to RI mainstreaming – making use of the “new risk” agenda Asset owners have repeatedly said they would like to see better risk management in their investment supply chain but the new study described below indicates that this change is happening very slowly. There are three points which NSFMers may be interested […]

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Council of Institutional Investors’ White Paper on Regulation of Credit Rating Agencies

The Council of Institutional Investors has released a White Paper written by NSFM participant, Frank Portnoy, on regulation of credit rating agencies. The paper calls for creation of a new Credit Rating Agency Oversight Board and asks Congress to remove the credit rating agencies’ current exemption from liability under anti-fraud provisions of the Federal securities […]

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