Impact of Credit Rating Agencies

Representatives from the three major sovereign credit agencies testified before a British parliamentary committee on the political… read more

Representatives from the three major sovereign credit agencies testified before a British parliamentary committee on the political implication of credit ratings and banking scores. Members from the British Treasury Committee asked the witnesses about the recent downgrades of the United States and other eurozone countries. They also examined the role of the credit agencies and the potential ethical considerations when disclosing negative ratings around political events. close

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  • Kraemer, Moritz Managing Director Standard and Poor's->Sovereign Ratings Group
  • Riley, David Managing Director Fitch Ratings->Soverign and Supernational Ratings
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Impact of Credit Rating Agencies

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Program ID:
305806-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Public Hearing
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
May 3, 2012
Last Aired:
May 4, 2012

Airing Details

  • May 03, 2012 | 1:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 04, 2012 | 6:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 3