About: Bodo Ellmers

Euro & Finance 25-06-2015

Greek debt crisis shows why we need international financial reform

The Greek crisis is just the latest of one of more than 600 national debt crises worldwide since the 1950s, and makes a compelling argument for the creation of an international institution for the fair and orderly resolution of sovereign bankruptcy, writes Bodo Ellmers.
Euro & Finance 26-01-2015

Greek elections: Time for the EU to talk debt

European debt justice groups welcome the plans of the new Syriza-led government to renegotiate Greece’s heavy debt burden with its creditors. These negotiations should start as soon as possible, writes Bodo Ellmers.
Euro & Finance 12-09-2014

Vulture funds could hold crisis-hit EU nations to ransom

The UN General Assembly’s landmark resolution to create a legal framework for sovereign debt restructuring will change how future debt crisis are managed. Although European Union countries are vulnerable to vulture funds, which recently held Argentina to ransom, some EU nations voted against, writes Bodo Ellmers.