Finanční regulaci nechte mimo obchodní rozhovory USA a EU

ANN ARBOR – Spojené státy a Evropská unie vstoupily do nového kola obchodních rozhovorů, které je příslibem dalšího prohloubení pevného hospodářského vztahu obou stran. Rozhovory by ale neměly posloužit k oslabení amerických reforem finančnictví, které právě zapouštějí kořeny.

Komisař EU pro vnitřní trh a služby Michel Barnier objíždí USA a hledá podporu pro začlenění finančních služeb do rozhovorů o navrženém Transatlantickém obchodním a investičním partnerství. Finanční průmysl zároveň rozhovory prosazuje jako cestu ke zvrácení otravných – a nesmírně účinných – pravidel, která jsou v USA zaváděna podle Doddova-Frankova zákona.

Během obchodních rozhovorů by mohlo dojít k ohrožení přísných nových pravidel pro deriváty, kapitálové požadavky, finanční strukturu, ochranu investorů a spotřebitelů a tak dále, přičemž Kongres USA by mohl pouze schválit či neschválit finální dohodu obsahující širokou škálu témat. Jiní komentátoři rozhovory považují za nové fórum pro spolupráci a doufají, že obchodní jednání zlepší koordinaci finančních regulátorů.

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