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“OTC derivatives regulation is working in our favour”


“OTC derivatives regulation is working in our favour”

October 2011

(Part 1 of 3) Conversation with Tim Howell, CEO of Euroclear, on – the role of clearing houses during the European debt crisis – growing liquidity and risk mitigation – adding value even as competition is increasing.


“OTC derivatives regulation is working in our favour”


“OTC derivatives regulation is working in our favour”

October 2011

(Part 2 of 3) Conversation with Tim Howell, CEO of Euroclear, on – new regulations are playing into the hands of clearing houses – the debate about inter-operability among clearing houses – expanding into other markets.


“OTC derivatives regulation is working in our favour”


“OTC derivatives regulation is working in our favour”

October 2011

(Part 3 of 3) Conversation with Tim Howell, CEO of Euroclear, on – exporting Euroclear’s expertise without shouting from the rooftops – clearing initiatives taken by regulators outside of Europe – the impact of algo-trading on the clearing business.


“The PPP works best only when you have an income stream”


“The PPP works best only when you have an income stream”

October 2011

(Part 1 of 3) Conversation with David Miller, former Mayor of Toronto, on – funding large infrastructure projects through debt, not Public-Private Partnerships – raising taxes to tap a booming property market.


“The PPP works best only when you have an income stream”


“The PPP works best only when you have an income stream”

October 2011

(Part 2 of 3) Conversation with David Miller, former Mayor of Toronto, on – funding large infrastructure projects through debt, not Public-Private Partnerships – raising taxes to tap a booming property market.


“The PPP works best only when you have an income stream”


“The PPP works best only when you have an income stream”

October 2011

(Part 3 of 3) Conversation with David Miller, former Mayor of Toronto, on – what the US could learn from Toronto’s approach to debt – the virtues of a consumption tax – the impact of Asia’s growth on Canada.


“Perils of marking to market sovereign risk”


“Perils of marking to market sovereign risk”

October 2011

(Part 1 of 3) Conversation with Thierry Apoteker, global economist, on – Can Europe pull back from the Greek abyss, and what needs to be done to do so.


“Perils of marking to market sovereign risk”


“Perils of marking to market sovereign risk”

October 2011

(Part 2 of 3) Conversation with Thierry Apoteker, global economist, on- Why Europe can’t print money like the US, and the other options it has – the historical foundation of currency union – why the Greece debt crisis in entirely manageable.