All EU transparency articles

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    Restructuring the Bank of England: More Transparency


    Image: In a recent consultation paper, Britain’s Finance Minister George Osborne unveiled his plans to restructure the Bank of England’s regulatory system. Among his initiatives, the National Audit Office will provide more transparency to the central bank, while the Prudential Regulation Authority will no longer operate as a subsidiary and ...

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    British Watchdog Sets New Accountability Standards


    Image: Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority has released new rules for its Senior Managers Regime, a compliance standard that will hold senior managers at financial firms personally accountable for corporate misconduct. “We have given clarity on rules that will embed personal accountability into the culture of the city,” Martin Wheatley, FCA ...

  • Article

    As SEC Delays on Extractive Payments, World Moves Ahead


    The SEC has fought all sides on its proposed rule to disclose payments to governments for mining rights: oil and gas companies on one hand saying the rule is flawed; activists on the other saying the rule is overdue. The trouble, however, is that while the SEC tussles in court, ...