Greek Debt Crisis

Witnesses examined the effect of credit default swaps on government debt and the potential implications of the Greek debt crisis. The… read more

Witnesses examined the effect of credit default swaps on government debt and the potential implications of the Greek debt crisis. The committee examined important policy questions that have arisen from the Greek debt crisis. Some, particularly in Europe, have raised questions about the accuracy of disclosures of government indebtedness and the transparency of credit default swaps on these obligations. This situation could lead to repercussions for the European Union and the global economy. This hearing began the process of determining what impact the lack of transparency and those products have had and what Congress can and should do to bring stability, transparency, safety and soundness to the global financial system. close

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  • Duffie, Darrell Finance Professor Stanford University->School of Business
  • Johnson, Robert A. Director Roosevelt (Franklin and Eleanor) Institute->Project on Global Finance
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Greek Debt Crisis

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Program ID:
293247-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 29, 2010
Last Aired:
Apr 30, 2010

Airing Details

  • Apr 29, 2010 | 10:06am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 29, 2010 | 10:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 30, 2010 | 4:23am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 30, 2010 | 4:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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