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New Bank Separation Bill in Italian Parliament

Parliament deputies from Berlusconi’s Forza Italia as well as from the right-wing FDI (Fratelli d’Italia) presented their draft bill for banking separation, at a press conference two days ago. The bill has been filed on March 27 in the Chamber … Continue reading

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New Legislative Initiative in Italy for a National Glass-Steagall Act

Tuscany City Councilman Gabriele Chiurli has started a procedure for a national Glass-Steagall Act. Italian law allows a local legislative body to introduce national draft bills, which, however, must be first approved by the local legislature—in this case, the Regional … Continue reading

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The Fight for Glass-Steagall in Europe

It has been clear to both advocates and opponents of Glass-Steagall, that, once the United States returned to this principle, Western Europe would be soon to follow. Indeed, the political drumbeat for what could be called a “Global Glass-Steagall” has … Continue reading

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Movisol Holds Conference on Glass-Steagall in Sanremo

On Nov. 9th the Italian Movimento Solidarietà (Movisol) held its first conference on Glass-Steagall in Sanremo, almost on the border between Italy and France, organized by opera singer and Movisol supporter Antonella Banaudi. She introduced two speakers, Liliana Gorini, chairwoman … Continue reading

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Tuscany union leader calls for Bank Separation

The Tuscany chapter of the FISBA-CISL national union of banking sector employees, Stefano Biondi, called for a “return to a separation between investment and ordinary banks”. Biondi issued his call during a public meeting in Florence, at the presence of … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE – Senator Harkin Introduces SB 985 To Reinstate Glass-Steagall

17 May (LPAC) Yesterday, on the 80th anniversary of the introduction of the original 1933 Glass Steagall Act, Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) introduced Senate Bill 985 to reinstate Glass Steagall. While the full text of the Harkin bill has not … Continue reading

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