10/28/2010

Michel Barnier, internal-market commissioner for the EU, will be in the US this week to meet with officials about regulation of derivatives and commodity trading, Basel III rules and other regulatory changes. Barnier is scheduled to meet with US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and US Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Gary Gensler. Barnier is trying to head off any clashes with US authorities amid an overhaul of global financial rules.

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