A fork in the road

September 2009
Money Marketing;9/17/2009, p10
The article focuses on the effects of the economic turmoil in 2008 in Great Britain. It indicates that the Conservative Party in Great Britain is demanding for a tougher regulatory regime and wants to replace the Financial Services Authority of Great Britain (FSA) with the Bank of England and a new Consumer Protection Agency. In addition, the author stresses that the possible effects of the economic turmoil in politics could lead to the election of a new British Prime Minister.


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