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  1. January 30, 2014

    Danish coalition clings on amid furore over Goldman deal

    Denmark’s coalition government was brought to the brink of break-up on Thursday following public outcry at a Goldman Sachs...

  2. December 9, 2010

    TDC

    Something is blossoming in the state of Denmark. The land of more than 400 islands took centre stage for private equity...

  1. November 19, 2010

    Leftwing parties in mood for a fight

    From Mr Poul Nyrup Rasmussen. Sir, The Party of European Socialists (PES) would like to respond to the article “Immigration:...

  2. April 29, 2010

    Merkel alert to pleas for swift action from leaders

    Angela Merkel, German chancellor, pledged yesterday to step up efforts to overcome the Greek fiscal crisis as Standard &...

  3. April 29, 2010

    Merkel alert to pleas for swift action from leaders

    Angela Merkel, German chancellor, pledged yesterday to step up efforts to overcome the Greek fiscal crisis as Standard &...

  4. April 28, 2010

    Merkel alert to pleas for swift action

    Angela Merkel, German chancellor, pledged on Wednesday to step up efforts to overcome the Greek fiscal crisis as Standard &...

  5. November 10, 2009

    Miliband does not want Brussels job, say backers

    David Miliband, the foreign secretary, has rejected high office in Brussels in favour of staying in British politics,...

  6. November 10, 2009

    Miliband does not want EU job, say backers

    David Miliband, the foreign secretary, has rejected high office in Brussels in favour of staying in British politics,...

  7. September 30, 2009

    Critics warn of attempt to undermine Square Mile

    The European Commission's proposed directive on "alternative investment fund managers" - prompted by public anger over the...

  8. September 29, 2009

    City alarmed by planned directive

    The European Commission’s proposed directive on “alternative investment fund managers” – prompted by public anger over the...

  9. September 13, 2009

    Debate shows no consensus on rules

    The European Commission has time to assess the impact of proposed rules for alternative investment managers before going...

  10. September 12, 2009

    EU plans for hedge fund rules 'flawed'

    A leading proponent of the European Union's controversial proposals to regulate hedge funds and private equity firms has...

  11. September 11, 2009

    EU plans for hedge fund rules ‘flawed’

    One of the leading proponents of the the European Union’s controversial proposals to regulate hedge funds and private equity...

  12. September 11, 2009

    Rasmussen and Myners face off

    Expect fireworks today at Guildhall in the City of London as Lord Myners takes on Poul Nyrup Rasmussen , president of the...

  13. July 2, 2009

    Sustainable growth requires greater regulation

    From Mr Poul Nyrup Rasmussen. Sir, Jonathan Russell, chairman of the European Private Equity and Venture Capital...

  14. April 30, 2009

    EU rules on hedge funds unlikely to end debate

    Europe's new rules for regulating hedge funds and private equity had been the subject of "an intensely political debate",...

  15. April 21, 2009

    EU hedge funds controls attacked

    The European Commission's plans to regulate hedge funds and private equity for the first time threaten to become a central...

  16. April 21, 2009

    EU draft rules for hedge funds attacked

    The European Commission's plans to regulate hedge funds and private equity for the first time threaten to become a central...

  17. April 21, 2009

    Brussels' plans to regulate funds 'worthless'

    Brussels' controversial plans to regulate hedge funds and the private equity industry threaten to become a central issue in...

  18. April 20, 2009

    EU draft rules for hedge funds attacked

    The European Commission’s plans to regulate hedge funds and private equity for the first time threaten to become a central...

  19. April 20, 2009

    Private equity leaders condemn draft EU law

    The private equity industry risks being hamstrung by draft European legislation to be published next week, according to...

  20. February 27, 2009

    Hedge funds and buy-out groups face moves by Europe

    Hedge funds and private equity groups will face proposed legislation to regulate their activities in Europe by April, a top...

  21. February 26, 2009

    Buy-out industry bows to EU code

    Europe’s private equity leaders will Thursday offer to accept an oversight and enforcement regime for a regional code of...

  22. February 26, 2009

    Buy-out industry bows to EU code

    Europe's private equity leaders will today offer to accept an oversight and enforcement regime for a regional code of...

  23. December 17, 2008

    McCreevy attacked over hedge funds

    Charlie McCreevy, EU internal market commissioner, came under fire on Wednesday from leading socialist lawmakers, who...

  24. December 11, 2008

    No rise in workers’ militancy, says unionist

    Labour unrest in Greece and Italy does not reflect a more general increase in militancy across Europe as workers are more...

  25. November 27, 2008

    EU's stimulus plan triggers rapid doubt

    The European Union's proposal yesterday for a €200bn economic stimulus plan for the bloc was met by immediate doubts on...

  26. November 26, 2008

    EU’s stimulus plan met with doubts

    The European Union’s proposal on Wednesday for a €200bn economic stimulus plan for the bloc was met by immediate doubts on...

  27. September 24, 2008

    Brussels urged to tighten capital rules

    Hedge funds and private equity could face tougher regulatory scrutiny after European lawmakers yesterday called for all...

  28. September 23, 2008

    Brussels urged to tighten capital rules

    Hedge funds and private equity could face tougher regulatory scrutiny after European lawmakers called for all financial...

  29. June 20, 2008

    A friendlier face to banish the sector's demons

    Private equity has reached a "critical point" in Europe and needs to act fast before Brussels imposes legislation on the...

  30. June 19, 2008

    Friendlier face to banish private equity demons

    Private equity has reached a “critical point” in Europe and needs to act fast before Brussels imposes legislation on the...

  31. June 17, 2008

    We need good rating agencies, regardless of nationality

    From Mr R Monro-Davies. Sir, Your report that Angela Merkel is arguing for a European rating agency (June 11),...

  32. May 25, 2008

    Back to the old blame game

    Hedge funds and private equity firms were under scrutiny last year before the credit crisis intervened and the focus moved...

  33. May 8, 2008

    MEPs to debate hedge fund rules

    The regulation of hedge funds and private equity is to be debated in the European parliament next month, after a report to...

  34. September 4, 2007

    Subprime crisis highlights case for greater disclosure

    From Mr Poul Nyrup Rasmussen. Sir, Wolfgang Gerke’s lesson from this summer’s subprime mortgage crisis is that we need...

  35. FT Alphaville

    June 5, 2007

    Democrats and Euro-Socialists call for tighter hedge fund rules

    European Socialists and US Democrats joined forces yesterday to urge tighter regulation of hedge funds and private equity...

  36. June 4, 2007

    Transatlantic call for tighter fund rules

    European Socialists and US Democrats joined forces on Monday to urge tighter regulation of hedge funds and private equity...

  37. FT Alphaville

    April 2, 2007

    Lunch Wrap - FT Alphaville's midday roundup

    FT Alphaville’s Lunch Wrap is a round up of the top news and views on FT Alphaville and FT.com as at noon, London time. __...

  38. FT Alphaville

    April 2, 2007

    Hedgies, private equity "fail at everything but greed"

    Holidays in Europe for private equity and hedge fund representatives may start getting uncomfortable in face of the growing...

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