The US and the World: Beyond the Financial Crisis |

The US and the World: Beyond the Financial Crisis

Summary Report: Kimmitt Urges Leaders to Fight Protectionism, Reform Financial Architecture

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The world faces difficult months, and perhaps years, before the current economic and financial crisis fully subsides. But, even as the crisis is addressed, preparation must also be undertaken to ensure that the world that emerges is better able to spur market opportunities and avert future crises. Issues of particular note are the balance between prudential regulation and market discipline; global financial architecture; and commitment to free trade and open investment as guiding principles of a healthy global economy. Singapore, the United States, and other key participants in the G-20, Financial Stability Forum, APEC, and other processes need to ensure these important long-term topics are interwoven with on-going crisis management discussions and decisions.

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Robert M. Kimmitt, Former Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Treasury

Wednesday, 01 April 2009
5.15 p.m. - 6.30 p.m.

Auditorium, Level 3, Block B, Faculty of Law,
NUS Bukit Timah Campus
469G Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 259776

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