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  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    The Economic Crisis: Policy Responses

    The Government's first strategy was to seek a 'Private sector solution', hoping that another bank would buy NRB. How the Government would proceed in resolving NRB's future was first set out in a statement by the Chancellor on 19 November. By January 2008 however, the Government had to admit defeat:...

    Provided By Parliamentary

  • White Papers // May 2011

    The European Financial Stabilisation Mechanism (EFSM)

    The European Financial Stabilisation Mechanism (EFSM) is a facility to provide loans to EU Member States in financial difficulty. It is financed by borrowing against the EU Budget (up to a total of ?60bn); funds are then lent on to the countries concerned at an interest premium. The EFSM is...

    Provided By Parliamentary

  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Growing The Social Investment Market: A Vision And Strategy

    Britain is blessed with inspiring social entrepreneurs driven by a desire to improve the lives of their fellow citizens. They lead organisations bent on finding sustainable solutions for entrenched social problems. These organisations are social ventures - and it's time to get behind them. The authors need their innovative approaches...

    Provided By Parliamentary

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    The Credit Crisis: A Timeline

    This Standard Note provides a brief history of the events that took place during the credit crisis (also known as the credit crunch). The origins of the credit crisis are widely believed to have their roots in the "Sub-prime" mortgage market in the US, although the extent to which this...

    Provided By Parliamentary

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Financial Services Bill

    This Bill would be the third piece of major legislation to respond to the banking and financial crisis. The first was the Banking (Special Provisions) Act 2008 which was an emergency and specific response to the collapse of the Northern Rock bank in 2007. The second, the Banking Act 2009...

    Provided By Parliamentary

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    US Congressional Debates On The Financial Crisis: Key Players, Policy And Future Regulation

    The current financial crisis started in the US housing market in 2007, and spread across the world to damage the economies of many countries including the US. Congressional hearings have played an important role in investigating how and why the crisis arose, and what needs to be done in the...

    Provided By Parliamentary

  • White Papers // May 2009

    The Financial Crisis In The US: Key Events, Causes And Responses

    The current financial crisis started in the US housing market in 2007. The crisis spread across the world and severely damaged the economies of many countries, including the US, and reached a new level in September 2008 as a number of prominent US-based financial institutions, including AIG and Lehman Brothers,...

    Provided By Parliamentary

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Iceland's Financial Crisis

    The global financial crisis has been tumultuous for Iceland. Until recently considered a rich, successful and competitive nation, Iceland suffered a dramatic collapse of its economy and currency following the collapse of its banking sector in October 2008. It was forced to negotiate a loan from the IMF and further...

    Provided By Parliamentary

  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Growing The Social Investment Market: A Vision And Strategy

    Britain is blessed with inspiring social entrepreneurs driven by a desire to improve the lives of their fellow citizens. They lead organisations bent on finding sustainable solutions for entrenched social problems. These organisations are social ventures - and it's time to get behind them. The authors need their innovative approaches...

    Provided By Parliamentary

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Financial Services Bill

    This Bill would be the third piece of major legislation to respond to the banking and financial crisis. The first was the Banking (Special Provisions) Act 2008 which was an emergency and specific response to the collapse of the Northern Rock bank in 2007. The second, the Banking Act 2009...

    Provided By Parliamentary

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Iceland's Financial Crisis

    The global financial crisis has been tumultuous for Iceland. Until recently considered a rich, successful and competitive nation, Iceland suffered a dramatic collapse of its economy and currency following the collapse of its banking sector in October 2008. It was forced to negotiate a loan from the IMF and further...

    Provided By Parliamentary

  • White Papers // May 2009

    The Financial Crisis In The US: Key Events, Causes And Responses

    The current financial crisis started in the US housing market in 2007. The crisis spread across the world and severely damaged the economies of many countries, including the US, and reached a new level in September 2008 as a number of prominent US-based financial institutions, including AIG and Lehman Brothers,...

    Provided By Parliamentary

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    US Congressional Debates On The Financial Crisis: Key Players, Policy And Future Regulation

    The current financial crisis started in the US housing market in 2007, and spread across the world to damage the economies of many countries including the US. Congressional hearings have played an important role in investigating how and why the crisis arose, and what needs to be done in the...

    Provided By Parliamentary

  • White Papers // May 2011

    The European Financial Stabilisation Mechanism (EFSM)

    The European Financial Stabilisation Mechanism (EFSM) is a facility to provide loans to EU Member States in financial difficulty. It is financed by borrowing against the EU Budget (up to a total of ?60bn); funds are then lent on to the countries concerned at an interest premium. The EFSM is...

    Provided By Parliamentary

  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    The Economic Crisis: Policy Responses

    The Government's first strategy was to seek a 'Private sector solution', hoping that another bank would buy NRB. How the Government would proceed in resolving NRB's future was first set out in a statement by the Chancellor on 19 November. By January 2008 however, the Government had to admit defeat:...

    Provided By Parliamentary

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    The Credit Crisis: A Timeline

    This Standard Note provides a brief history of the events that took place during the credit crisis (also known as the credit crunch). The origins of the credit crisis are widely believed to have their roots in the "Sub-prime" mortgage market in the US, although the extent to which this...

    Provided By Parliamentary