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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

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The 5th of November, just before the European summit, PES leaders met in Brussels to discuss the financial crisis and the measures should be taken to tackle it. What did they discuss? What is the outcome of the meeting? Here you can find a nice videoclip summarizing the PES Leaders Emergency Summit and Jiri Paroubek,… » read more

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Jean Quatremer, correspondant á Bruxelles pour le journal Libération, vient de publier un post très polémique sur son blog. Le sujet est une lettre de Poul Nyrup Rasmussen (Président du PSE) envoyée à Nicolas Sarkozy avant le sommet informel de l’Union Européenne sur la crise financière que le Président Français a convoqué aujourd’hui. Le journaliste… » read more

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On the 15th of October the PES organized a Prime Ministers’ meeting, prior to the EU Summit. Yourspace met Sergei Stanishev, Prime Minister of Bulgaria, Wouter Bos, Minister of Finances and deputy Prime Minister of the Netherlands, and Alfred Gusenbauer, Austrian Chancellor, and recorded their comments on the current financial crisis – what is behind… » read more

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