Unlike "too big to fail" financial firms, hedge funds spot market bubbles and assume their own losses, says CFR's Sebastian Mallaby.
Michael Jacobson, Senior Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, explains that Europe’s counterterrorism efforts are uneven, despite recent terrorist attempts.
Eurozone finance ministers gave this statement on March 25, 2013, upon reaching a deal to provide ten billion euros to prevent bankruptcy in the Cyprus's banking system.
British Prime Minister Cameron gave these remarks at Bloomberg in London on January 23, 2013. He discussed his view of the future of the European Union and his plans to hold a referendum on the United Kingdom's membership.
Assistant Secretary for European Affairs Philip Gordon made these remarks during a Media Roundtable at the U.S. Embassy in London, England, on January 9, 2013, and addressed the possibility of Britain leaving the EU.
The Council of Europe Civil Law Convention on Corruption was adopted on November 4, 1999 in Strasbourg, France.
The Additional Protocol to the Criminal Law Convention on Corruption was adopted on May 15, 2003 in Strasbourg, France.
The Ouagadougou Action Plan to Combat Trafficking in Human Beings, Especially Women and Children was adopted on November 23, 2006 by the EU and African states. The EU says, "It aims at developing co-operation, best practices and mechanisms to prevent and combat trafficking in human beings between the European Union and the African Union. The Action Plan takes a holistic human rights approach and includes measures also to protect the victims and prosecute the traffickers."
The Council of Europe's Criminal Law Convention on Corruption and Additional Protocol was signed on January 27, 1999 and entered into force on July 1, 2002.
The EU Treaty on Stability, Coordination and Governance in the Economic and Monetary Union was signed on March 2, 2012.
The Agreement on Port State Measures to Prevent, Deter, and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing was signed on November 22, 2009.
The European Economic Commmunity Treaty, also known as the Treaty of Rome, was signed on March 25, 1957.
The Treaty of Lisbon amended the EU's two core treaties, the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty establishing the European Community. It was signed on December 13, 2007 and entered into force on December 1, 2009.
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