Le noeud de vipères - Crédit Agricole is bigger than big. It's so big, in fact, that, like an oil tanker, it takes a very long time to change direction. Now it's bought a controlling interest in Banque Indosuez. And the new direction might well be a dangerous one.
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Euromoney. - London : Euromoney Publ, ISSN 0014-2433, ZDB-ID 1902325. - 1996, p. 40-42
European Union - Disgrace at the heart of Europe - Financial services remain trapped inside national borders by meddling governments and the slow pace of EU legislative change. Banks want the rules on use of collateral and market abuse cleared up, clear definitions of professional counterparties and of where trades take place and they want standardized prospectuses. Don't hold your breath.
Shirref, David, (1999)
European monetary union. Cents and sensibility - Turning Deutschmark, French franc and guilder bonds into euro assets is trickier than the Masters of Maastricht allowed. The devil is in the detail, or rather the decimal point. Do you want your bond denominated in 1,000S of euros, or in euro cents?
Shirref, David, (1997)
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