Carl Hess

An optimistic outlook

‘While the long-term effects of this global crisis will take some time to manifest, it is crucial for investment professionals to be thinking ahead so as to develop and implement winning strategies that add value for their clients in an increasingly unpredictable and competitive marketplace.’

Charlie McCreevy

EU regulation for credit rating agencies

‘I want Europe to adopt a leading role in this area. Our proposal goes further than the rules which apply in other jurisdictions. These very exciting rules are necessary to restore the confidence of the market in the ratings business in the European Union.’