About: Suleika Reiners

Digital 05-06-2013

Debunking the myths about the Tobin tax

Those opposed to a financial transaction tax, or Tobin tax, have been pushing myths about in an attempt to discredit the tax, argues Suleika Reiners. One of these myths is that businesses oppose the tax.
Euro & Finance 04-04-2013

Introduce precautionary principle for financial products, or they will fail us

Europe is in the process of re-formulating financial regulations and creating a new banking union, but new rules will give rise to new financial products, writes Suleika Reiners, and these may wriggle around the new rules. Financial innovations need to be tested and put to the precautionary principle no less than other aspects of society, she argues, and suggests that a new body could be set up to carry this out.