GFLC Highlights Part I: Eurozone, Global Challenges & Regulation


The 6th Global Financial Leadership Conference is in the books. The conference, held in Naples, Fla. this week, seeks each year to offer “Insight for Tomorrow” on several issues concerning global markets and economics. This year’s discussions fulfilled the mission with sessions touching on the U.S. and  Eurozone economies, technology, education, cyber security, financial regulation and a host of other issues. Over the two-day conference, the GFLC audience heard from Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former U.K Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Milken Institute Chairman Michael Milken and education innovator Sal Khan, among others.

Gordon Brown discusses the serious challenges ahead for the Eurozone.


Martin Dickson, U.S. Managing Editor for the Financial Times, moderates a panel discussing the best path forward for the Eurozone. Brown was joined on the panel by Athanasios Orphanides, a former Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus; Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, a former member of the European Central Bank (ECB) executive board; and former ECB executive board member Jurgen Stark.

CME Group Executive Chairman and President Terry Duffy leads a Q&A with Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton about America’s economic and political challenges.

Commodities Futures Trading Commission Chairman Gary Gensler told the audience, “The futures market has performed well last 10 years. Even since 2008, it has stood the test of time.”

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