The Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation is a forum for debate and research about the future of the international finance services sector.

 

Upcoming Events

FinTech for Breakfast

"If all you affronted millennial Remainers are to be believed, there are no more tech start-ups in London, everyone has gone/is going to Paris or Dublin, and Silicon Roundabout is a wasteland... Well, maybe not – though I suppose it is legitimate to ask whether (or to what extent) “Brexit” will damage the UK’s position as a global FinTech hub. But there is more going on. There is, for instance, an important Citigroup report on the rapid growth of FinTech firms in China; there is Deutsche Boerse’s shiny new FinTech VC fund; and I note that JP Morgan is bringing FinTech start-ups in-house..."

'Science, the State and the City'

"Earlier this year, OUP published an important book on Britain’s continuing struggle to build a world-class biotech industry. It sets out to answer the key questions – in particular, why (despite a strong science base and wodges of government cash) Britain has failed to produce any world-leading biotech enterprises comparable to Amgen, Biogen or Gilead in the US. The book's conclusions – about the UK VC industry, about the benefits of government support, about biotech policy more generally - are not comfortable."


Podcasts

Jane Fuller, CSFI co-director, sat down with Francesco Guerrera (Politico) and Sam Tymms (Promontory) to discuss whether there is a regulatory pendulum in banking - and in whose favour it is swinging.

Jane Fuller, CSFI co-director, discusses the Office of Tax Simplification's agenda for 2016 and beyond.

Christine Allison, CSFI Financial Inclusion Fellow, talks to Malcolm Brown, director of the Church's Mission & Public Affairs Department, about the role of the Church of England in providing socially responsible financial services.

Jane Fuller, co-director of the CSFI, talks to Brian Bartaby (CEO of Proplend) following the Centre's April 26 round-table on innovations in property finance.

Jane Fuller, co-director of the CSFI, talks to Tim Jones (former CEO of NEST) following the Centre's March 7 round-table on the Chancellor's priorities for pensions reform.


Publications

The uncertain state of the global economic recovery now dominates people's concerns about the safety of the banking system.  This is closely followed by the rise in cyber crime.  The better news is that earlier concerns about capital and liquidity appear to be easing. Read the survey of the risks facing the global banking industry, produced in association with PwC.


The uncertain state of the global economic recovery now dominates people's concerns about the safety of the banking system.  This is closely followed by the rise in cyber crime.  The better news is that earlier concerns about capital and liquidity appear to be easing. Read the survey of the risks facing the global banking industry, produced in association with PwC.

The insurance industry operates in a risky world, with an uncertain macro-economy, a heavy regulatory agenda, and growing threats from cyber attack. Read the survey of the risks facing the global insurance industry, produced in association with PwC.


The insurance industry operates in a risky world, with an uncertain macro-economy, a heavy regulatory agenda, and growing threats from cyber attack. Read the survey of the risks facing the global insurance industry, produced in association with PwC.

This report, which marks the culmination of the PIC/CSFI Pensions Fellowship, focuses on work-based pensions in the private sector - and, within that, on the new "auto-enrolment" regime for mass retirement saving.


This report, which marks the culmination of the PIC/CSFI Pensions Fellowship, focuses on work-based pensions in the private sector - and, within that, on the new "auto-enrolment" regime for mass retirement saving.


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FinTech

 

The CSFI aims to bridge the gap between emerging financial innovators and established institutions through a programme of round-tables, presentations, product demos and workshops. Contact Harry Atkinson to find out more. 

 

Financial World

 

Financial World is the journal of ifs University College. Published six times per year in association with the CSFI, Financial World aims to bring together thought-provoking research and commentary on the health of the domestic and international financial services sector. The journal reaches around 20,000 financial services professionals, including all corporate and individual supporters of the CSFI.

 

Academic Expert Directory

 

The Academic Expert Directory is an online platform where academics and other specialists can connect with financial services practitioners seeking expert advice. The service is simple to use - and free.

 

 

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