The Financial Crisis: A European Perspective
The recent round of bank rescues across Europe has initiated a new phase in the global financial crisis and raised fears of a widening contagion. What is Europe's exposure to the crisis, and what is France doing to cope with its effects? Join French Minister of Finance Christine Lagarde for a European perspective on the turmoil in world markets.
**PLEASE NOTE: This meeting will also be broadcast as a conference call.
George Soros explains the events that led to the recent bond purchase announcement by the European Central Bank solidifying its commitment to do whatever it takes to save the euro, and discusses the larger political implications this decision will have for the future of the European Union.
Sebastian Mallaby argues that the European Central Bank should embrace a weighted-vote governance structure in its plans for a new bank supervisory board.