Former Prime Minister Paul Martin advocated binding global financial regulations and limits to national sovereignty in a speech to the Empire Club and Canadian Club in Toronto.
A voluntary process of global coordination will lead nowhere. In short, if there is anybody who thinks that the voluntary subscription to global standards will be sufficient, then I’d like to introduce them to the tooth fairy.
– Paul Martin
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