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Tue, Apr 16, 2024 • 4:00 pm
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HQ1 International Monetary Fund
Washington, DC
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Tue, Apr 16, 2024 • 8:30 am
McKinsey & Company
1200 19th St NW STE 1000
Washington, DC 20036
United States of America
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Mon, Apr 15, 2024 • 3:00 pm
Center for Global Development
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Washington, DC 20036
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Work Program

The Working Group is addressing how the multilateral system can be strengthened to address 21st century global challenges.

The Working Group is preparing recommendations to improve the sovereign debt resolution architecture and to prevent future crises.

The Working Group drives the Committee’s efforts to educate U.S. policymakers on the importance of the international financial institutions and continued U.S. support.

This Working Group will seek to address a range of topics and trends impacting the future of finance.

The BWC Blog aims to help global leaders envision how to evolve and strengthen the multilateral financial system and encourage policymakers to strengthen international economic cooperation.

In this educational podcast from the BWC, Nancy Jacklin, longtime BWC member and former US Executive Director of the IMF, sits down with experts for the benefit of non-experts interested in the Bretton Woods Institutions and other IFIs because of their educational pursuits, employment, or just their curiosity. 

Member Spotlight

Lastly this week we welcome new member Samim Ghamami, economist at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

He is also senior researcher at the University of California, Berkeley and a senior researcher and professor of finance at New York University.

Also this week we welcome new member Urvi Guglani, senior associate at Silverdale Capital.

She focuses on growth and strategy at Silverdale. She is also the founder of The Female Bond Fellowship.

We appreciate her support, and we look forward to her engagement!

This week we welcome new member Balyasny Asset Management.

The firm has $21 billion in assets under management and over 1,900 employees.

We appreciate their support for our work and mission, and we look forward to their engagement!

BWC chair William C. Dudley writes for Bloomberg Opinion that markets are too calm about the idea of a second Trump presidency.

"It's not easy for a single president to undermine the central bank’s independence, but the mere attempt can do a lot of damage."


BWC member Samim Ghamami writes in a piece called US Treasury Market Resilience and Central Clearing that "under robust capital regulation, governance, and risk management frameworks, central counterparties may reduce risks to the stability of the Treasury market."


During the IMF Spring Meetings on 16-18 April, while timidly celebrating the 80-year anniversary of the Bretton Woods Conference where the