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The Executive School of the University of St.Gallen

Insights and observations on management and executive education from our directors and faculty.

Prof. Winfried Ruigrok

Mifid II: Another Step in the Erosion of Switzerland’s Country-specific Financial Advantages

Some three decades ago, the globalisation of finance took off, leading to worldwide economic integration and an unprecedented growth of cross-border capital flows. However this process did not go hand in hand with harmonising national regulatory systems. National and financial authorities are now looking for measures to repair this, by moving towards a financial level playing field amongst financial institutions […]