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Are we smarter than credit rating agencies? :Dorian Crede at TEDxVienna - YouTube

http://www.facebook.com/tedxvienna http://www.tedxvienna.at Dorian Credé is founder and chairman of Wikirating, the first non-profit community platform for c...
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An alternative to the current rating agencies, a non-profit community platform for credit rating!

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Rating Agencies - YouTube

The film introduces into the activity of rating agencies and their growing importance for developing countries.
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Very clear video about the issues of the rating agencies, problems and likely solutions.

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Domination Over? New rating agency to fight US Big Three - YouTube

The dominance of America's 'Big Three' credit ratings agencies could be waning. A new Hong Kong based international agency has entered the arena after S&P, M...
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A new competitor entered the small cirlce of the rating agencies: a Hong Kong based company named UCRG 

End of the big three?

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Les agences de notation en procès

Les agences de notation en procès | Futur of Rating agencies | Scoop.it
Moody's, Standard & Poor's, Fitch... Elles exercent un métier peu connu mais essentiel. Leur pouvoir est immense, sans contrôle, et désormais contesté
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This is an interesting article about the rating agency problems.

Extremely powerful institutions which start to be disputed.

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La réforme des agences de notations va-t-elle changer la donne?

La réforme des agences de notations va-t-elle changer la donne? | Futur of Rating agencies | Scoop.it
Avec l'introduction de la responsabilité civile, les entreprises et les Etats notés pourront réclamer des dommages et intérêts aux agences. Celles-ci subiront aussi plus de concurrence à l'avenir.
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The civil liability, a new way to regulate the rating agencies. In case of mistakes, rating agencies could be fined.

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Who Elected the Rating Agencies?

Who Elected the Rating Agencies? | Futur of Rating agencies | Scoop.it
In The Wall Street Journal, Business World columnist Holman W. Jenkins Jr. writes that the opinions offered by Standard & Poor's on U.S. debt shouldn't matter.
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After al those scandals, the rating agencies image has been dog-eared. We can ask oursleves the question: Who choose the rating agencies?

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Warren Buffett on the Financial & Housing Crisis and Credit Rating Agencies (2010) - YouTube

A credit rating agency (CRA) is a company that assigns credit ratings for issuers of certain types of debt obligations as well as the debt instruments themse...
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Flash back on the link between the rating agencies and the housing crisis. The point at the 24th minute on the rating agency business model which is subject to conflict of interest is particularly relevant.

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Les agences de notation au cœur des scandales financiers - Rue89

Les agences de notation au cœur des scandales financiers - Rue89 | Futur of Rating agencies | Scoop.it
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One more scandal involving the rating agencies. When will it end?

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