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Why vickers reform of bank regulation won't stop bank bailouts
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Nothing less than the total separation of retail and investment banks will do - Telegraph

Nothing less than the total separation of retail and investment banks will do - Telegraph | Structural Banking Reform | Scoop.it
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Bank reform 'a halfway house'

Bank reform 'a halfway house' | Structural Banking Reform | Scoop.it
Economist Roger Bootle explains why a plan to isolate retail banking from investment banking might not be as effective as the Vickers Commission suggests.
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Robert Skidelsky - Vickers Reform

Robert Skidelsky - Vickers Reform | Structural Banking Reform | Scoop.it
Lord Skidelsky, professor of political economy, politician, writer, prize-winning biographer of J.M.
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Smash the banks: the Vince Cable solution to 'too big to fail'

Will ring-fencing the banks' retail operations from the more risky 'casino banking' be enough to prevent another financial crisis? Or should there be a total...
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Vickers' plan for ring-fencing at banks is just full of holes

Vickers' plan for ring-fencing at banks is just full of holes | Structural Banking Reform | Scoop.it

You can already hear the usual City voices screeching "don't kill the golden goose!"  They mean their golden goose. For us, she lays mostly bad eggs. In all likelihood, when it really matters, this ring-fencing will turn out to be meaningless.

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BBC News - Davos 2010: Soros calls for break-up of big banks

BBC News - Davos 2010: Soros calls for break-up of big banks | Structural Banking Reform | Scoop.it
Legendary investor George Soros says it is necessary to break up banks and create global rules to prevent another crisis.
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Michael Meacher MP » Blog Archive » Why doesn’t Labour support breaking up the banks?

Michael Meacher MP » Blog Archive » Why doesn’t Labour support breaking up the banks? | Structural Banking Reform | Scoop.it

Why doesn't Labour support breaking up the bank?

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Compass leads calls for bank break up | Compass

Compass leads calls for bank break up | Compass | Structural Banking Reform | Scoop.it
An open letter co-ordinated by Compass and nef (the new economics foundation) has called on the Vickers Commission to break up retail and investment banks.
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Davis calls for banks break-up

Davis calls for banks break-up | Structural Banking Reform | Scoop.it
The chair of the Future of Banking Commission, David Davis, has called for banks to be restructured to provide depositor security.
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Ring-fencing doesn't solve the "too-big-to-fail" problem | NEF

Ring-fencing doesn't solve the "too-big-to-fail" problem | NEF | Structural Banking Reform | Scoop.it
Economics as if people and the planet mattered. nef is an independent think-and-do tank that inspires and demonstrates real economic well-being.
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Bank ring-fencing cannot work because we have no accounting concepts which can handle reporting for it » Tax Research UK

Bank ring-fencing cannot work because we have no accounting concepts which can handle reporting for it » Tax Research UK | Structural Banking Reform | Scoop.it

Bank ring-fencing can't work because there is no accounting way to record or report– making enforcement impossible. Richard Murphy The Tax Research UK.

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Banking reform is still leaving us with a flawed system

Letters: The Independent Commission on Banking's scope has been far too narrow...
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The Big Bank Fix - Robert Skidelsky - Project Syndicate

The Big Bank Fix - Robert Skidelsky - Project Syndicate | Structural Banking Reform | Scoop.it
Premature rejection of bank nationalization when the financial crisis erupted in 2008 has left us with the same two alternatives that Franklin D. Roosevelt faced in 1933: break-up or regulation.
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History's lesson is that investment and retail banking must be separate - Telegraph

History's lesson is that investment and retail banking must be separate  - Telegraph | Structural Banking Reform | Scoop.it

What was interesting about Mervyn King's interview on the banks wasn't so much what he said, but the reaction it provoked

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John Kay - There is a better way to stop bank failures

John Kay - There is a better way to stop bank failures | Structural Banking Reform | Scoop.it

If public agencies are to supervise seriously the strategies of high street and investment banks, we might as well nationalise them; the proposal is entertained only because everyone knows it is not really serious.

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UK banking reforms 'not enough'

UK banking reforms 'not enough' | Structural Banking Reform | Scoop.it
Former British Finance Minister Lord Lawson says banking reform report 'does not go far enough'...
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Independent Commission on Banking (ICB) Interim Report - Ben Dyson's Summary

http://www.positivemoney.org.uk Ben Dyson of Positive Money analyses the Independent Banking Commission's 'half-time report'. Despite George Osborne's words ...
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Labour MP & Conservative MP & HBOS Whistleblower on Positive Money

http://www.positivemoney.org.uk/ Michael Meacher MP, Steve Baker MP and Paul Moore (Former head of group regulatory risk at HBOS from 2002-2005) speak about ...
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Open letter calls for bank break up - The Good Banking Campaign

Open letter calls for bank break up - The Good Banking Campaign | Structural Banking Reform | Scoop.it
campaigning for better banking...
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Treasury criticises 'unclear' Vickers banking report - IFAonline

Treasury criticises 'unclear' Vickers banking report - IFAonline | Structural Banking Reform | Scoop.it

Treasury Select Committee critises unclear Vicker Banking Reform 

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Vickers’ missing cost-benefit analysis | Ben Chu | Independent Eagle Eye - Breaking views from Independent commentators - Blogs

Vickers’ missing cost-benefit analysis | Ben Chu | Independent Eagle Eye - Breaking views from Independent commentators - Blogs | Structural Banking Reform | Scoop.it
What I hoped to see from the Vickers report was an attempt to quantify the economic benefit of universal banking - both for customers and wider society - and also to estimate the costs of getting rid of it.
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Gordon Gekko Reborn Nouriel Roubini

Gordon Gekko Reborn Nouriel Roubini | Structural Banking Reform | Scoop.it
In the 1987 film Wall Street, the character Gordon Gekko famously declared, “Greed is good,” before being packed off to prison.
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Central Bank Controlling Money via Interest Rates Or Just Funky Economics

Simon Dixon discusses Controlling Money Supply and Inflation Theory-Myth

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No-one can afford “too big to fail” banks - QFINANCE

No-one can afford “too big to fail” banks - QFINANCE | Structural Banking Reform | Scoop.it

In evidence to the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee, King said it is impossible to construct a credible regulatory system while dinosaurs that are “too big to fail” are still allowed roam the financial jungle.

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