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European Parliament adopts regulation to shed light on shady derivatives markets

Today the European Parliament gave the green light to the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) designed to regulate shady ‘over the counter’ (OTC) derivatives. NGOs welcomed the introduction of clearing and reporting obligations for these financial products as a crucial step towards regulating vital agricultural commodity derivatives markets.

Nourish South Asia

Forty percent of the world’s hungry people lived in South Asia even before the food price crisis of 2008.

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