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									EUROPE: FIELDS OF REASEARCH


1. EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK
2. EURO /EUROZONE
3. EU ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
4. EUROPEAN STOCK EXCHANGES
5. EU FINANCIAL SERVICES
6. KEY DIRECTIVES
7. FINANCIAL CRISES IN EUROPE
8. ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING
9. STRUCTURE FINANCE AND PRIVATE EQUITY
10. PPPs
   11. European Central Bank

     The European Central Bank (ECB) - general information
(source: publications on the ECB website)

ECB - Organization
http://www.ecb.int/ecb/educational/facts/euint/html/index.en.html

The European Central Bank – History, Role and Functions (very long)
http://www.ecb.int/pub/pdf/other/ecbhistoryrolefunctions2004en.pdf

ECB Research Bulletin
http://www.ecb.int/pub/scientific/resbull/html/index.en.html

ECB International and European Cooperation
http://www.ecb.int/press/pr/activities/intco/html/index.en.html

      ECB interest rates policy

(analyses in the media)

Eurozone: The refi rate at 3.50%, leaving flexibility
to react to market developments in 2007.
Source: BNP Paribas
http://economic-
research.bnpparibas.com/applis/www/RechEco.nsf/EcoFlashByDateEN/414935FA7C1D29ABC125723D005901F5/$File/EcoFlash486_english.
pdf?OpenElement

Forbes (http://www.forbes.com)
http://www.forbes.com/feeds/ap/2007/02/08/ap3409202.html

Reuters (http://today.reuters.com/news)
http://today.reuters.com/news/articlebusiness.aspx?type=tnBusinessNews&storyID=nL08102176&pageNumber=0&imageid=top-news-view-
2007-02-08-161912-
RTRMY7R_Comp[1].jpg&cap=File%20photo%20of%20traders%20at%20the%20German%20Stock%20Exchange%20in%20Frankfurt,%20tak
en%20September%207,%202005.%20REUTERS/Alex%20Grimm%20%20GRI/CVI&sz=13&WTModLoc=BizArt-C1-ArticlePage2

Businessweek (www.businessweek.com)
http://www.businessweek.com/investor/content/jun2006/pi20060608_533001.htm


Die Welt (www.welt.de) - DE
http://www.welt.de/data/2006/06/09/907723.html


Euractiv (www.euractiv.com)
http://www.euractiv.com/en/euro/ecb-hints-march-interest-rate-hike/article-161567

   12. Euro /Eurozone

(sources: articles in the media, analyses of bank institutions and research centers)
Financial Times (www.ft.com)
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/9d5a103c-7e42-11db-84bb-0000779e2340.html

Le Figaro (www.lefigaro.fr) - FR
http://www.lefigaro.fr/eco/20061128.FIG000000102_la_chute_du_dollar_fragilise_l_economie_europeenne.html

La Tribune (www.latribune.fr) - FR
http://www.latribune.fr/info/Euro---les-ministres-des-Finances-europeens-sereins-sauf-Thierry-Breton---~-
ID882A4CA5FCF979BAC1257234001E0D93-$Db=Tribune/Articles.nsf
Euro Central Bank calls for more clarity on Sepa for cards framework
http://www.finextra.com/fullstory.asp?id=16176

ECB Holds Key Rate at 3.5%, May Signal March Increase (Update1)
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=aXVaR2jXvagQ&refer=worldwide

Eurozone: With the words “Strong vigilance” the
ECB prepares the ground for a rate rise in March
http://economic-
research.bnpparibas.com/applis/www/RechEco.nsf/EcoFlashByDateEN/0B58D718BA7698D0C125727C0052D5FF/$File/EcoFlash061_english
.pdf?OpenElement

The real reasons to worry about wage settlements in the euro area...
http://www.eurointelligence.com/Without-Byline-Single-View.962+M55925b452cd.0.html#

Beggar thy neighbor: France might just join the scheme (Eurozone Watch) http://www.euro-area.org/blog/?p=50

A Stronger Euro Would Not Help Reforms

Source: Morganstanely

http://www.morganstanley.com/views/gef/archive/2006/20061128-Tue.html#anchor4015

Euro-Dollar Real Exchange Rate Dynamics in an Estimated Two-Country Model:
What Is Important and What Is Not
Source: IMF working paper
http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/wp/2006/wp06177.pdf


   13. EU Economic Outlook

February 14:Economy Risk – Unexpected Boost for EU Economy
Author: Economist Intelligence Unit
http://www.garp.com/risknews/newsfeed.asp?Category=6&MyFile=2007-02-14-14240.html

THE CURRENT ECONOMIC OUTLOOK IN THE EURO AREA AND EU
Author: Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Member of the ECB Executive Board
http://www.ecb.int/press/key/date/2007/html/sp070215.en.pdf


The Scenarios for the World Economy in 2007, and the implications for Europe
Source: Evrointelligence, ECB Watch
http://www.eurointelligence.com/index.php?id=962&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=698&tx_ttnews[backPid]=901&cHash=ead061c8e1

Assessment: How long will the Eurozone upswing last?
Source: Oxford Economics
http://www.oxfordeconomics.com/Free/pdfs/euroupswing.pdf

A macroeconomic survey of Europe
Author: Olivier Blanchard
http://econ-www.mit.edu/faculty/download_pdf.php?id=1392
   14. European Stock Exchanges

Europe's Stock Exchanges Don't Need U.S. Owners:
Source: Bloomberg, Author: Matthew Lynn
http://quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000039&refer=columnist_lynn&sid=awbbUbmVKVVU

Stock exchanges industry consolidation and shock transmission
Source: banque de France
http://www.banque-france.fr/gb/publications/ner/1-159.htm


Questions for Europe as exchanges combine
Source: International Herald Tribune
http://www.iht.com/articles/2006/06/13/business/exchange.php

LSE, NYSE, OMX, Nasdaq, Euronext, Why Stock Exchanges Are Scrambling to Consolidate,
Source: Global Association of Risk Professionals
http://www.garp.com/index.asp

Which Stock Exchanges are Winning? (short)
Source: Economonitor
http://www.rgemonitor.com/blog/economonitor/170889


   15. EU Financial Services
Transposition of Financial Services Action Plan Directives
http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/finances/docs/actionplan/index/070124_part1_en.pdf

WHITE PAPER Financial Services Policy 2005-2010
Source: European Commission
http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/finances/docs/white_paper/white_paper_en.pdf

EU Financial services policy for the next five years
http://europa.eu/rapid/pressReleasesAction.do?reference=IP/05/527&format=HTML&aged=0&language=EN&guiLanguage=en


      Specialist groups to take stock of Action Plan

Banking Group
http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/finances/docs/actionplan/stocktaking/mandate-bank_en.pdf

Insurance Group
http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/finances/docs/actionplan/stocktaking/mandate-insurance_en.pdf

Securities Group
http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/finances/docs/actionplan/stocktaking/mandate-securities_en.pdf

Asset Management Group
http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/finances/docs/actionplan/stocktaking/mandate-assetmgnt_en.pdf

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Results of the Commission’s “Exchange of views” on Financial Services Policy 2005 - 2010, Brussels 18 July 2005
http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/finances/docs/actionplan/infosession/results_en.pdf

Financial Integration Monitor
http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/finances/fim/index_en.htm


DG Internal Market (European Commission) on Financial Services
http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/top_layer/index_24_en.htm

European Parliamentary Financial Services Forum
http://www.epfsf.org/


The Committee of European Securities Regulators Web-site
http://www.cesr-eu.org/

Committee of European Banking Supervisors
http://www.c-ebs.org/


EU Financial Services Policy For The Next Five Years
http://www.exchange-handbook.co.uk/index.cfm?section=news&action=detail&id=52713


After the EU Financial Services Action Plan: UK response to the reports of the
four independent expert groups
http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/media/406/DE/406DE2E4-BCDC-D4B3-106864F573A9AF21.pdf
THE EU FINANCIAL SERVICES ACTION PLAN:A GUIDE
http://www.foreignbanks.org.uk/Publications/AFBDocuments/FSAP%20Guide_1.pdf


The future shape of EU financial services regulation - A UK perspective
http://www.fsa.gov.uk/Pages/Library/Communication/Speeches/2004/SP178.shtml

A practitioner’s guide to EU services directives
http://www.cityandfinancial.com/publications/?sector=3&id=28



Financial services policy 2005-2010: the ECB’s view
Speech by Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the ECB,
http://www.ecb.int/press/key/date/2005/html/sp050718.en.html

Creating a Single Market for European Financial Services: The role of industry
http://www.bba.org.uk/bba/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=613&a=7732


Wholesale Financial Services: The Nervous System of Europe’s Single Market
http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/Corporation/media_centre/files2006/58_06.htm


The Prospectus Directive, HM Treasury, UK
http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/documents/financial_services/eu_financial_services/fin_eufs_pd.cfm
EU Expert Group Report on Private Equity
http://www.evca.com/pdf/EU_expert_group.pdf

    16. Key Directives

                   The Prospectus Directive

EU PROSPECTUS AND TRANSPARENCY OBLIGATIONS DIRECTIVES
Matters requiring immediate action by non- EU Issuers
http://www.sidley.com/db30/cgi-bin/pubs/110603-EU%20Prospectus%20ES.pdf

Implementation of the EU prospectus directive
http://www.nortonrose.com/html_pubs/view.asp?id=70
(55 websites)

Proposed prospectus Directive: London Stock Exchange
www.londonstockexchange.com/NR/rdonlyres/A6B9CF00-E0BE-4899-A6E5-71EC95A7317E/0/0108PDatt.doc

PriceWaterhouseCoopers: EU Prospectus Directive to be published on 10 December - 12/01/2003
http://www.rewardingtimes.com/uk/ghrs/rewardt/rewardtimes.nsf/unid/DA096D65C3A769A080256DF30045FD34?OpenDocument


Prospectus Directive a double-edged sword
http://www.iflr.com/?Page=10&PUBID=33&ISS=21131&SID=604911&TYPE=20
The Prospectus Directive

http://www.freshfields.com/practice/corporate/publications/pdfs/4968.pdf

Implementation of the Prospectus Directive Across Europe

http://www.nortonrose.com/html_pubs/view.asp?id=4354

Rethinking the Listing Regime

http://www.fsa.gov.uk/Pages/Library/Communication/PR/2002/067.shtml

          The Market Abuse Directive

Market Abuse Directive

http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/securities/abuse/index_en.htm

Market Abuse Directive - UK Implementation on 1 July 2005

http://www.pinsentmasons.com/media/1300625559.pdf

The Market Abuse Directive: implications for regulated firms

http://www.legal500.com/devs/uk/cc/ukcc_011.htm
UK Implementation of the EU Market Abuse Directive 2003/6/EC

http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/consultations_and_legislation/market_abuse_directive/consult_market_index.cfm

FSA publishes rules implementing Market Abuse Directive

http://www.fsa.gov.uk/Pages/Library/Communication/PR/2005/029.shtml

EU Market Abuse Directive (International Capital Market Association)

http://www.icma-group.org/Advocacy/eu_market_abuse_directive0.html

The Market Abuse Directive: implications for regulated firms

http://www.legal500.com/devs/uk/cc/ukcc_011.htm



Market Abuse Directive: Status of implementation

http://www.freshfields.com/publications/pdfs/2006/13447.pdf

          Transparency Directive

Transparency Directive

http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/documents/financial_services/eu_financial_services/fin_eufs_trans.cfm
Transparency Directive: Consultation on implementation of the major shareholding notification provisions

http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/documents/financial_services/eu_financial_services/fin_eufs_trans.cfm

The Transparency Directive

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/site/en/oj/2004/l_390/l_39020041231en00380057.pdf

Implementation of the EU Transparency Directive

http://www.freshfields.com/publications/pdfs/2006/15050.pdf

Purpose of the EU Transparency Directive

http://www.icma-group.org/Advocacy/eu_transparency_directive.html

   17. Financial Crises in Europe

http://wb-cu.car.chula.ac.th/Papers/causebc.htm

Central and Eastern Europe and the New Financial Architecture
http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/fandd/2000/09/nord.htm

Financial Crises: A Eurocentric Perception

http://www.econ.yale.edu/alumni/reunion99/demacado.htm
Russia's Borrowing Spree: A Looming Financial Crisis
http://www.heritage.org/Research/RussiaandEurasia/EM481.cfm


The Financial Crisis in Emerging Markets: Lessons for Eastern Europe and Asia, Comments by Stanley Fischer

http://www.imf.org/external/np/speeches/1999/042399.htm


Good moves for banks in eastern Europe: The annual Transition report from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development finds big
improvements in the former Eastern Bloc

http://www.ebrd.com/new/speeches/opeds/061116.htm

Financial Crisis, Economic Recovery and Banking Development in Russia

http://www.cepr.org/PRESS/LM750.htm

A Regional Approach to Financial Crisis Prevention
Lessons from Europe and Initiatives in Asia, Latin America and Africa, Jan Joost Teunissen (ed.),
http://www.fondad.org/publications/regionalapproach_intro.htm


Russian Financial Crisis

http://library.findlaw.com/1998/Sep/1/128169.html
The Russian financial crisis (short description)
http://www.pww.org/archives98/98-08-22-2.html

Financial Crisis, Economic Recovery and Banking Development in Former Soviet Union
Economies

http://www.inno-tec.de/io/paper/03_marin.pdf

A Case Study of a Currency Crisis: The Russian Default of 1998

http://research.stlouisfed.org/publications/review/02/11/ChiodoOwyang.pdf

Russian city in financial crisis as water supply, federal cash dry up

http://www.gateway2russia.com/st/art_215969.php

Causes and Consequences of the financial crisis in Moldova

http://www.case.com.pl/upload/publikacja_plik/SA192.pdf

Liquidity Crisis in the Russian Money Markets
Facts, Causes, Evaluation, Impact

http://www.wifak.uni-wuerzburg.de/wilan/wifak/vwl/vwl1/downloads/ipc-wp07.pdf
Financial Crisis Freezes Romanian Real Estate Market

http://www.ired.com/news/mkt/ro-in-crisis.htm

(16 web-sites)

                                                          European Countries
Anti-Money Laundering
Journals and Articles:
1, Google:
http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/consultations_and_legislation/money_laundering_directive/consult_thirdmoney_2007.cfm
Information about implementing the third money laundering directive: draft money laundering regulations 2007 in EU


2. Google:
http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/consultations_and_legislation/money_laundering_directive/consult_thirdmoney_index.cfm
Information about implementing the third money laundering directive: a consultation document


3. Google:
http://europa.eu.int/eur-lex/lex/LexUriServ/site/en/oj/2005/l_309/l_30920051125en00150036.pdf
Information on preventing of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering and terrorist financing
4. Google:
http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/media/5E8/8F/200509RIA1.pdf
Information about money laundering regulatory impact assessment in EU


5. Google:
http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/media/D57/97/D579755E-BCDC-D4B3-19632628BD485787.pdf
Information about anti-money laundering strategy


6. Google:
http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/consultations_and_legislation/money_laundering_directive/consult_moneylaundering_index.cfm
Consultation document on the European Commission's preliminary draft articles for a Third Money Laundering Directive - summary of
responses published.


7. Google:
http://www.rics.org/Management/Businessmanagement/Financialmanagement/Accounting/Moneylaundering/EU%20to%20strengthen%20anti%
20money-laundering%20rules.html
A website about how EU strengthens anti-money laundering rules.
8. Google:
http://ann.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/582/1/181
2002-Levi, M. “Money Laundering and Its Regulation”


9. Google:
http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/contemporary_pacific/v015/15.2van_fossen.pdf
2003-Anthony B Van Fossen. “Money Laundering, Global Financial Instability, and Tax Havens in the Pacific Islands”


10. Google:
http://www.state.gov/p/inl/rls/rpt/eum/2005/72917.htm
(Anti-money laundry and financial crimes in Europe and Middle East)


11. Google:
http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/company/financial-crime/index_en.htm
(Financial Crime in EU)


12. LexisNexis:
http://www.lexisnexis.com.au/aus/products/promotions/aml/
(Anti-money laundering and financial crimes in Australia)
13. Google:
http://www.anti-moneylaundering.org/iba.asp
(EU: The IBA anti-money laundering forum)


14. Google:
http://www.fortent.com/news/press-release-item.php?press-release=15
(Information on New IBM financial crime unit signs fortent anti-money laundering deal with the co-operative bank)


15. Google:
http://ec.europa.eu/justice_home/fsj/crime/laundering/fsj_crime_laundering_en.htm
(Europa-Justice and home affairs: EU putting a stranglehold on dirty money)


16. Google (Law Efforts)
http://www.crimes-of-persuasion.com/Criminals/law_efforts.htm
(Enforcement Efforts to Deter Money-Laundering: Canadian money laundering laws and programs)


17. Google:
http://www.fin.gc.ca/news06/06-055e.html
(Canada’s new government toughens anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing regime)


18. Google:
http://www.wcamlforum.org/news/200611%20-%20Newsletter.htm
(West Coast anti-money laundering forum newsletter)


International Organization:
19. http://register.consilium.eu.int/pdf/en/05/st06/st06127.en05.pdf (Europeans Central Bank)
Information: Opinion of the European Central Bank on a proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council in the
prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering, including terrorist finance.


20. http://www.fatf-gafi.org/dataoecd/8/5/34301987.pdf (Financial Action Task Force)
Information: FATF targets cross-boarder cash movements by terrorists and criminals.


EU Official Documents:
21. http://europa.eu/rapid/pressReleasesAction.do?reference=PRES/05/240&format=HTML&aged=0&language=EN&guiLanguage=en
RAPID: directive on money laundering and terrorist financing.


22.http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/site/en/oj/2005/l_309/l_30920051125en00150036.pdf
Eur-lex: Commission Communication on the prevention of and fight against organized crime in the financial sector.


23.http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/site/en/oj/2001/l_182/l_18220010705en00010002.pdf
Eur-Lex: Framework Decision on money laundering, the identification, tracing, freezing, seizing and confiscation of instrumentalities and the
proceeds from crime.


24. http://www.euractiv.com/29/images/Nasauer%20report%20money%20launder_tcm29-136214.pdf
Parliament: Report of MEP Nassauer on Proposal for a Directive on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money
laundering, including terrorist financing.
25. http://register.consilium.eu.int/pdf/en/04/st14/st14843-re01.en04.pdf
Council: Council common position on controls of cash entering or leaving the Community.


26.
http://toolbar.baidu.com/sobar/404.html?q=http://wwwdb.europarl.eu.int/oeil/oeil_ViewDNL.ProcViewCTX?lang=2&procid=6661&HighlighT
ype=2&Highlight_Text=terrorist{_SPACE_}financing
OEIL: Money laundering: prevention of the use of the financial system, including terrorist financing


Industry Federation:
27. http://www.euractiv.com/29/images/FBE%20money%20launder%203%20DIR_tcm29-141006.pdf
Federation of European Banks: Banks generally welcome Council Agreement on 3rd Anti-Money Laundering


28. http://www.eubic.org/Position%20papers/14%20EBIC%20opinion%20AML.pdf
European Banking Industry Committee: EBIC Position regarding the Council general approach on the proposal for a new EU Directive on
money laundering


29. http://www.epfsf.org/meetings/2005/briefings/briefing_2feb2005.pdf
European Parliamentary Financial Services Forum: Money laundering and anti-terrorist financing measures


30. http://www.ccbe.org/doc/En/vienna_signed_letter_030205_en.pdf
Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe: CCBE submits amendments to the third money laundering Directive


31. http://www.euractiv.com/29/images/FEE%20Money%20Launder_tcm29-136077.pdf
FEE: Federation des Experts Comptables Europeens Letter to Commissioner Bolkestein on the proposal for a directive on the prevention of the
use of the financial system for money laundering.


32.http://www.euractiv.com/29/images/EBIC%20money%20laund%201_tcm29-136121.pdf
European Banking Industry Committee: EBIC Comments on the proposal for a new EU Directive on Money Laundering
http://www.iflr.com/

http://www.iflr.com/?Page=10&PUBID=33&ISS=   Albania:banking aligned with EU.
23342&SID=673167&TYPE=20
http://www.iflr.com/?Page=10&PUBID=33&ISS=    CYPRUS: Fitch affirms Cyprus
23342&SID=673171&TYPE=20
http://www.iflr.com/?Page=10&PUBID=33&ISS=    Italy: controls over local authorities
23342&SID=673177&TYPE=20
http://www.iflr.com/?Page=10&PUBID=33&ISS=    The Netherlands: Financial Supervision
23342&SID=673181&TYPE=20
http://www.iflr.com/?Page=10&PUBID=33&ISS=        Poland : anti-usury act
23342&SID=673196&TYPE=20

http://www.iflr.com/?Page=10&PUBID=33&ISS=        Romania: changes for banks
23342&SID=673197&TYPE=20
http://www.iflr.com/?Page=10&PUBID=33&ISS=        Serbia :custody Services
23342&SID=673201&TYPE=20
http://www.iflr.com/?Page=10&PUBID=33&ISS=        Slovenia: new banking act
23342&SID=673211&TYPE=20

http://www.iflr.com/?Page=10&PUBID=33&ISS=        Sweden: upstream loans
23342&SID=673213&TYPE=20

http://www.iflr1000.com/default.asp?page=38&c     COUNTRY REPORTS
h=38&sindex=28&countryID=31

http://www.iasb.org/NR/rdonlyres/727D8C0A-       Major accounting firms united in support for
0507-41B4-AF3B-                                 convergence of IFRSs and US reporting standards
F505F78C9B79/0/FINALCEOVision.pdf

http://www.eur-                                 Official journal of the EU, legislation
lex.europa.eu/JOHtml.do?uri=OJ:L:2003:261:S
OM:EN:HTML

                         http://www.evca.com/html/euro/members_updat            EVCA's Tax & Legal Committee provides thrice
                         es.asp                                               yearly updates of the tax and legal issues affecting
                                                                              the private equity and venture capital industry in
                                                  Europe
http://www.evca.com/html/public_affairs/eu_exp
ert_group.asp
http://www.evca.com/pdf/international_valuation   INTERNATIONAL PRIVATE EQUITY AND
_guidelines.pdf                                   VENTURE CAPITAL VALUATION GUIDELINES

http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract     The Attractiveness of Central Eastern European
_id=960505                                        Countries for Venture Capital and Private Equity
                                                  Investors
http://www.thebanker.com/news/fullstory.php/aid     East Europe boom presents challenges
/4469/East_Europe_boom_presents_challenges
.html
http://www.euromoney.com/article.asp?PositionI     Private Equity: Balcan Funds take small steps
D=1232&ArticleID=1117132

http://www.euromoney.com/article.asp?PositionI     The great Russian private equity gamble
D=search&ArticleID=1000408
http://www.euromoney.com/article.asp?PositionI     French fall a little more in love with private equity
D=search&ArticleID=1001087
http://www.euromoney.com/article.asp?PositionI     Private equity ; room for more improvement (
D=search&ArticleID=1086511                        Central and Eastern Europe)
http://www.euromoney.com/article.asp?PositionI     EBDR may pour EUR 10 mn in Bulgaria, Romania,
D=search&ArticleID=1117572                        private equity fund
http://www.euromoney.com/article.asp?PositionI     Mezzanine takes off in Central Europe
D=search&ArticleID=1014811
http://www.euromoney.com/article.asp?PositionI     CEE gets a taste for LBOs
D=search&ArticleID=1001440
             http://www.euromoney.com/article.asp?PositionI    Private banking 2005: UBS tops private banking
             D=search&ArticleID=1001223                       poll
             http://www.euromoney.com/article.asp?PositionI     Private Banking: German banks try to keep hold of
             D=search&ArticleID=1013097                       local relationships
                     http://www.evca.com/images/attachments     This document provides an update of annual
             /tmpl_8_art_218_att_1068.pdf                     activity statistics for the private equity and venture
                                                              capital markets of Central and Eastern Europe in
                                                              2005
                   http://www.evca.com/images/attachments       Benchmarking European Tax and Legal
             /tmpl_8_art_215_att_1051.pdf                     Environments

                   http://www.evca.com/images/attachments      The European Private Equity and Venture Capital
             /tmpl_8_art_197_att_974.pdf                      Association (EVCA) has released new EVCA
                                                              Reporting Guidelines




Private Equity Europe
http://www.privateequityeurope.com/                               Page for PE news for Europe
http://www.euro2day.gr/articlesfna/28978840/                      Article from FT
http://www.altassets.net/casefor/countries/2001/nz3284.php        Info in PE
http://www.access-capital-partners.com/02_priva/private.htm       Company that Accesses PE in Europe
http://www.blackstone.com/private_equity/                         Blackstone one of the biggest PE in the World
http://www.isa.se/templates/News____62592.aspx                    Sweden PE quite advanced
http://www.perecruit.com/                                         PE recruitment agency
http://www.morganstanley.com/                                      Morgan Stanley PE
http://www.ashurst.com/doc.aspx?id_Content=2730                    European PE
http://www.london.edu/workingpapers.html                           Working Papers on PE from London Business School
http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/results.cfm?searchstring=priv   PE information from Wharton Business School
ate+equity+europe&x=0&y=0
http://student.chicagogsb.edu/group/venture/links.html             Info on PE from Chicago Business School
http://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/NR/rdonlyres/7C2DEAD7-C605-4F9F-           Europe PE From Oxford University
B23B-D57DC83D9AF2/1792/PrivateEquityinEurope.pdf
http://www.nytimes.com/2003/07/23/business/worldbusiness/23PR      Europe PE from New York times
OW.html?ex=1374292800&en=7f761fefeb0849d8&ei=5007&partn
er=USERLAND
http://www.ebrd.com/new/pressrel/2003/69June5.htm                  PE European Bank of Research & Development
http://www.altassets.com/casefor/countries/2006/nz8800.php         New Europe
http://www.altassets.com/casefor/countries/2006/nz8566.php         South Eastern Europe
http://www.altassets.com/casefor/countries/2006/nz8262.php         Ukraine
http://www.altassets.com/casefor/countries/2003/nz3808.php         Russia
http://www.altassets.com/casefor/countries/2004/nz5472.php         Central Europe
http://www.altassets.com/casefor/countries/2003/nz2977.php         Poland
http://www.altassets.com/casefor/countries/2003/nz2568.php         Czech & Slovakia
http://www.altassets.com/casefor/countries/2003/nz3229.php         Turkey
http://www.nortonrose.com/deals/viewdeal.asp?dealid=88             Norton Rose PE
http://www.economist.com/finance/displaystory.cfm?story_id=8706    PE and taxation (article Economist)
569
http://www.axaprivateequity.com/index.cfm?pagepath=Communiq        AXA Private Equity
ues/b3g020106
http://www.adventinternational.com/content/RO/BBW_23_Feb_05.       Advertisement PE Romania
pdf
http://www.riversidecompany.com/about.php                        Private Equity Firm
http://www.altassets.com/casefor/countries/2003/nz2825.php       Hungry
http://www.altassets.com/casefor/countries/2001/nz2507.php       Czech
http://www.nortonrose.com/deals/viewdeal.asp?dealid=88           Law firm for M&A Bulgaria
http://www.altassets.com/casefor/countries/2001/nz2507.php       Czech
http://www.nortonrose.com/deals/viewdeal.asp?dealid=88           Law firm for M&A Bulgaria

EUROPEAN BANKING
http://www.ecbs.org/                                             European Banking Standards
http://www.cepr.org/press/MEI9PR.htm                             Future of European Banking
http://www.abe.org/                                              European Banking association
http://www.country-studies.com/romania/banking.html              Romania
http://banking-and-finance.lawyers.com/Banking-and-Finance-      Banking and Finance
FAQs.html
http://www.mindbranch.com/Banking-Romania-CEE-R3432-11/          Banking Market in Romania 2007
http://www.cgap.org/regsup/docs/law_Romania_04.pdf               Banking Act in Romania
http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/scr/2003/cr03389.pdf         Romania Financial System IMF
http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?productid=13   Ukraine Market Info
81181&xs=r
http://www.ukraineinfo.us/business/banking.html                  Ukraine Bank information
http://www.hierosgamos.org/hg/db_lawfirms.asp?action=search&s    Ukraine Law Firms for Banking
ubcategory=Banking&country=Ukraine
http://countrystudies.us/poland/59.htm                           Banking in Poland
http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?productid=13   Market Research Poland
81031&xs=r
http://www.czech-ba.cz/english/index.html                        Czech Banking Association
http://www.cnb.cz/en/statistics/money_and_banking_stat/          Statistics in Banking CNB
http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/scr/2001/cr01113.pdf          IMF Czech Financial Stability
http://www.banque-france.fr/home.htm                              Banque de France Stabilité Report
http://www.iht.com/articles/2006/10/17/business/bankcol18.php     Central Europe Banking Herald Tribune
http://www.emergingeuropemonitor.com/                             Emerging Market Monitor
http://www.bis.org/publ/bispap04a.pdf                             Reporton EM Banking
http://www.thebanker.com/news/fullstory.php/aid/948/Emerging_m    The Banker Magazine on EM Banking
arkets_shine_again.html
http://www.emergingmarkets.org/advancedsearch.asp                 Site on EM for BAnking
http://www.faculty.fairfield.edu/nlaopodis/EMU%20banking.pdf      European Banking After EMU
http://www.qualisteam.com/Organizations_Associations/Banking/     Banking Organizations and Associations
more2.html
http://search.businessweek.com/Search?searchTerm=banking+in       Business Week on European Banking
+europe&skin=BusinessWeek&x=0&y=0
http://www.economist.com/search/search.cfm?rv=2&qr=european       Economist on European Banking
+banking&area=1&x=0&y=0
http://www.standishmellon.com/public/documents/news/EMLM_W        EM Report
2006.pdf


http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=960505        The Attractiveness of Central Eastern European Countries for
                                                                 Venture Capital and Private Equity Investors
http://www.thebanker.com/news/fullstory.php/aid/4469/East_Eur    East Europe boom presents challenges
ope_boom_presents_challenges.html
                                      Private Equity: Balcan Funds take small steps
http://www.euromoney.com/article.asp?PositionID=1232&ArticleI
D=1117132
http://www.euromoney.com/article.asp?PositionID=search&Articl The great Russian private equity gamble
eID=1000408
http://www.euromoney.com/article.asp?PositionID=search&Articl   French fall a little more in love with private equity
eID=1001087
http://www.euromoney.com/article.asp?PositionID=search&Articl   Private equity ; room for more improvement ( Central and
eID=1086511                                                     Eastern Europe)
http://www.euromoney.com/article.asp?PositionID=search&Articl   EBDR may pour EUR 10 mn in Bulgaria, Romania, private
eID=1117572                                                     equity fund
http://www.euromoney.com/article.asp?PositionID=search&Articl   Mezzanine takes off in Central
eID=1014811
http://www.euromoney.com/article.asp?PositionID=search&Articl   CEE gets a taste for LBOs
eID=1001440
http://www.euromoney.com/article.asp?PositionID=search&Articl   Private banking 2005: UBS tops private banking poll
eID=1001223
http://www.euromoney.com/article.asp?PositionID=search&Articl   Private Banking: German banks try to keep hold of local
eID=1013097                                                     relationships
http://www.evca.com/images/attachments/tmpl_8_art_218_att_1     This document provides an update of annual activity statistics
068.pdf                                                         for the private equity and venture capital markets of Central and
                                                                Eastern Europe in 2005
http://www.evca.com/images/attachments/tmpl_8_art_215_att_1     Benchmarking European Tax and Legal Environments
051.pdf
        http://www.evca.com/images/attachments/tmpl_8_art_197   The European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association
_att_974.pdf                                                    (EVCA) has released new EVCA Reporting Guidelines

http://www.privateequityeurope.com/public/showPage.html?page Black gold pumps into private equity( Beyond the allure of
=334421&a=Latest_Issue_Article.asp?ArticleID=19140&Source= Middle Eastern petrodollars, European GPs are wary of
Front_Page                                                   stringent investment criteria imposed by shariah-compliant
                                                             LPs.)
http://www.realdeals.eu.com/
http://www.hedgeweek.com/articles/detail.jsp?content_id=49500           Leading Islamic investment bank creates European private
                                                                        equity division
http://www.hedgeweek.com/download/30136/Hedgeweek%20Sp                  Hedge funds in Germany 2006
ecial%20Report%20-
%20Hedge%20Funds%20in%20Germany%202006.pdf
http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/5601.html                                     Don’ts and do’s :insights from experience in mitigating risks of
                                                                        western investors in Post communist countries
http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/5489.html                                     The success of reverse leveraged buyouts
http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/1606.html                                     Privatization and the new market economy
https://registration.ft.com/registration/barrier?referer=&location=h    Hedge funds, private equity ‘good for market’
ttp%3A//www.ft.com/cms/s/f847c506-c05b-11db-995a-
000b5df10621,_i_rssPage=7c485a38-2f7a-11da-8b51-
00000e2511c8.html
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/c0c8453a-bc6c-11db-9cbc-                        Private equity must be readier to explain what it does
0000779e2340.html
https://registration.ft.com/registration/barrier?referer=http://searc   Private equity urged to face critics
h.ft.com/search?queryText=europe+private+equity&aje=true&ds
e=&dsz=&x=17&y=2&location=http%3A//www.ft.com/cms/s/a69f
e73a-bc6c-11db-9cbc-0000779e2340.html
http://search.ft.com/ftArticle?queryText=europe+private+equity&         German private equity to lobby
y=2&aje=true&x=17&id=070125000706&page=3
http://www.dbresearch.de/PROD/DBR_INTERNET_EN-
PROD/PROD0000000000183663.pdf
http://www.mnec.gr/export/sites/mnec/en/metarithmisi/sympraxei          PPPs
s_id_dhmosiou/Law_PPP_English.pdf                                       Greek law 3389 on Public Private Partnerships
http://www.iflr.com/?ISS=22114&PUBD=33&Page=10&SID=638          Greece:
367&SM
                                                                Public-private partnerships
http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/33/15/2405262.pdf                  OECD/ Multilateral Centre for private sector development
http://www.ec.europa.eu/internal_market/publicprocurement/legis Public procurement legislation
lation_en.htm
http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/publicprocurement/index_en. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
htm

								
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