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The Group of Thirty designs solutions that enhance financial and economic stability.
The Group of Thirty aims to deepen understanding of international economic and financial issues, to explore the international repercussions of decisions taken in the public and private sectors, and to examine the choices available to market practitioners and policymakers.
The work of the Group of Thirty impacts the current and future structure of the global financial system by delivering actionable recommendations directly to the private and public policymaking communities.
Our Latest Publications
In our new Occassional Paper, Gail Kelly, former CEO and Managing Director of Westpac, looks at the important, developing relationship between financial services and technology. She examines the history of technological innovation in financial services, current trends, and offers guidance in overcoming some of the challenges that can arise as a product of this revolution.
The 2012-2013 Annual Report covers the Group's activities during fiscal years 2012 and 2013, which comprises July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2013. The Sections include a full membership list, as well as a description of the G30's meetings, events, and publications.
In its latest report, the G30 Working Group on Banking Supervision provides recommendations designed to enhance the overall effectiveness of financial institution supervision by identifying specific initiatives and processes to assist supervisors directly in discharge of their responsibilities and to promote alignment of boardroom expectations and responses to such initiatives and processes.
President of the National Bank of Poland and former Polish Minister of Finance, Marek Belka, looks at both Poland’s integration process into the European Union and the post-accession years. Belka concludes that Poland growth, stability, and competitiveness were fostered in large part by its membership in the EU.
The Group of Thirty has published The Digital Revolution in Banking by Gail Kelly, G30 member and former Managing Director and CEO of Westpac.
This publication examines the growing and important relationship between financial services and technology. The publication discusses the history of technological innovation in financial services, current trends, and offers guidance in overcoming some of the challenges that can arise as a product of this revolution.
To download a copy of the report, please click here.
Members in the News
June 23, 2015
- William R. Rhodes, CEO of William R. Rhodes Global Advisors, LLC, discusses the current state of U.S. banking culture in an interview with Bloomberg Business. Rhodes stresses the need to “get back to the basics,” citing the recent LIBOR and Forex scandals as reasons why the global community continues to lack confidence in the banking sector.
June 10, 2015
- Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, delivers a speech at the Lord Mayor's Banquet for Bankers and Merchants of the City of London at the Mansion House. In it, he describes the previous failures of the markets, including the "numerous incidents of misconduct, undercutting public trust and threatening systemic stability." Furthermore, he stresses the need for individuals, firms, and regulators to work toward fair markets to not only help the UK prosper but the global economy as well.