Press Coverage of The Finance Dublin Eighth Annual Conference, held in March 2007
Read below some of the press coverage for the Conference
Financial Times March 27th 2007 - 'SEC official warns on foreign standards'
US investors could be exposed to "boiler rooms in Berlin or Bucharest" if US market regulators go too far in agreeing mutual recognition of standards with foreign regulators, a top Securities and Exchange Commission official said yesterday...Click here for the full story.
FT.com March 27th 2007- 'Call to plan transatlantic regulatory co-operation'
Financial markets watchdogs on both sides of the Atlantic should immediately start drafting rules for closer regulatory co-operation and include industry to avoid a "regulatory love-in " that could stall progress towards creation of a transatlantic securities market, an influential securities industry group said on Tuesday...Click here for the full story.
Financial News Online Thursday 8th March - 'McCreevy warns against blunt hedge fund rules'
"McCreevy issued the stark warning in a statement ahead of a Dublin conference on improving the transatlantic financial services market between Europe and the US later this month, where hedge fund regulation will be one of the top items on its agenda.
McCreevy, who will be presenting at the conference along with Paul Atkins, head of external relations at US regulator the Securities and Exchange Commission, said: "Within an EU context there is already a regulatory framework for financial services that impacts on hedge funds and that imposes obligations on those who manage such funds, intermediaries who provide investment advice on them, and on banks and prime brokers who take exposure to them."
Reuters- Wed Mar 7, 2007 6:01PM EST- 'McCreevy sketches out closer EU-U.S. market ties'
"McCreevy and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced separately on Thursday there would be an EU-U.S. industry summit in Dublin on March 26-27 on widening a "friction-free" transatlantic financial services market."
Read the article in March 8th's Examiner
Read the article in March 8th's Irish Times