New consensus on finance: what does it mean for international trade rules?

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Fri, May 4, 2012


The rules in the World Trade Organization (WTO) that apply to trade in financial services were developed at a time when there was a prevailing consensus on the benefits of financial liberalization and de-regulation. At this event Center of Concern co-organized in Doha, Qatar, panelists from government, civil society and academia assessed the impacts of the emerging consensus on regulating the financial sector and what it means for those rules.