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sexta-feira, 25 de julho de 2014

Bretton Woods at 70: o comite de sumidades no evento comemorativo

 CFS to Host Bretton Woods 2014: The Founders and the Future

The Center for Financial Stability (CFS) is pleased to announce its upcoming conference, Bretton Woods 2014: The Founders and the Future. The gathering will begin with a welcome dinner on Tuesday, Sept. 2. Working group sessions will be held on Sept. 3 and Sept. 4.

We are using the 70th anniversary of the original Bretton Woods conference as a springboard to inspire pragmatic, long-term, strategic thinking about the most pressing issues facing the global financial system today. Nearly seven years since the onset of the financial crisis, stresses remain.

The goal of Bretton Woods 2014 is to inspire long-term thinking about the international financial system and create tangible, actionable solutions for the future.

Bretton Woods 2014 will bring together prominent leaders from government, business and academia in a working-group environment to focus on the future of finance and the international monetary system. Delegates will gather at the historic Mount Washington Resort in New Hampshire, where the entire hotel will be exclusively available for the conference, just as it was in 1944.

Working group topics will include:

- Prospects for the world's foreign exchange system;
- The future of finance and financial institutions;
- Technology and the future of the international financial system;
- How to anticipate and manage future crises better;
- The future of sovereign debt restructuring;
- The future role of the IMF and World Bank;
- History and leadership at Bretton Woods in 1944.

The 1944 conference was famous for developing new rules for the international financial system and creating two institutions at the core of the system to this day - the IMF and World Bank. Previously unpublished transcripts of the original conference were found, edited, and published by CFS in 2012.

For more information about the conference, agenda, speakers, sponsors and honorary committee, please see www.brettonwoods2014.com.
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Honorary Committee for Bretton Woods 2014: The Founders and the Future

Eduardo Aninat - University Professor PUC; former Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund; former Minister of Finance for Chile

Senator Bill Bradley - Leading politician, investment banker at Allen & Company, scholar, and athlete; former candidate for the Democratic nomination for President

Jacques de Larosière - Conseiller at BNP Paribas; former President of the EBRD; former Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund; former Governor of Banque de France

Charles Goodhart - Member of the Financial Markets Group at the London School of Economics; former member of Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee

Otmar Issing - President of the Center for Financial Studies; former member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank (ECB); former member of the Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank

Yves-André Istel - Chairman of Compagnie Financiere Richemont S.A.; Senior Advisor and former Vice Chairman of Rothschild, Inc.; former Chairman of Wasserstein Perella & Co.

Takatoshi Ito - Dean of the Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Tokyo; former member of Japan’s Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy; former Deputy Vice Minister at the Ministry of Finance in Japan

Henry Kaufman - President of Henry Kaufman & Company Inc; former Vice Chairman, Member of the Executive Committee, and Chief Economist at Salomon Brothers Inc

Guillermo Ortiz - Chairman of Grupo Financiero Banorte-IXE; member of the Group of Thirty (G30); former Governor of the Bank of Mexico (1998-2009); Minister of Finance (1994-1997)

Randal K. Quarles - Director of the Cynosure Group; former Under Secretary of the U.S. Treasury for Domestic Finance

William R. Rhodes - President and CEO of William R. Rhodes Global Advisors, LLC; professor-at-large at Brown University; former Senior Vice Chairman of Citigroup Inc.

Richard L. Sandor - Chairman and CEO of Environmental Financial Products LLC; a financial innovator known as the “father of financial futures"

John B. Taylor - Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics, Stanford University; former Under Secretary, U.S. Treasury

Yu Yongding - Director of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; former member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the People’s Bank of China

We are grateful to the Marriner S. Eccles Foundation, BNY Mellon, and the Citrone Foundation for their vision and support of the Bretton Woods Project.
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