2004


December 15, 2004
Betting on the future: Online gambling goes mainstream financial: A round-table discussion on the forthcoming CSFI paper with the authors, Michael Mainelli (Z/Yen Ltd) and Sam Dibb.

December 15, 2004
Brussels for breakfast (3): A discussion forum on European financial regulation.

December 14, 2004
Regulation of the non-life insurance industry: Why is it so damn difficult?: A round-table discussion on the recent CSFI report with the author, Shirley Beglinger.

December 1, 2004
International Economic and Financial Cooperation: New issues, new actors, new responses: A round-table discussion on the recent CEPR report, with Sir Nigel Wicks (CrestCo/Euroclear) and Martin Wolf (Financial Times).

November 23, 2004
The direct cost of clearing & settlement: An EU-US comparision. A round-table discussion on the recent report for the Corporation of London, with Essie Linton and Pinar Bagci (NERA Economic Consulting), John Serocold (LIBA), Scott Riley (LCH.Clearnet), and Paul Symons (CrestCo/Euroclear).

November 22, 2004
Making the numbers sing: A round-table discussion on new developments in statistical analysis. With Enrico Giovannini (chief statistician, OECD, Paris).

November 18, 2004
Chasing dirty money: The fight against money laundering: A round-table discussion with Ted Truman (IIE, Washington).

November 18, 2004
Brussels for breakfast (2): A discussion forum on European financial regulation.

November 11, 2004
Managing conflicts of interest in investment research: A round-table discussion with Christina Sinclair (FSA), Tim Stocks (TaylorWessing), John Barrass (CFA Institute) and Anthony Loudon (Noble Group).

November 11, 2004
The Great Geometer: A breakfast meeting with Prof. Benoit Mandelbrot and Richard Hudson.

November 10, 2004
Financial market integrity: A round-table discussion on the new CFA Centre for Financial Market Integrity. With Jeff Diermeier and Monique Gravel (CFA).

November 4, 2004
The lower-income and sub-prime lending market: A round-table discussion with David Rees (Provident Financial) and Eric Leenders (BBA).

October 25, 2004
Ageing and employment policies: An OECD report on the problems posed by an ageing workforce in the UK. A round-table discussion with Mark Keese, Peter Whiteford and Nick Bray (OECD).

October 21, 2004
Bubbles and how to survive them: A round-table discussion on his recent book, with John Calverley (American Express Bank).

October 20, 2004
Brussels for Breakfast: A regular discussion forum on European financial regulation.

October 19, 2004
The economics of football: A round-table discussion with Stefan Szymanski (Imperial College), Nick Igoe (West Ham), John Kelly (Begbies Traynor) and Andrew Gent (Singer & Friedlander).

October 14, 2004
Corporate governance and the mutual life business: A round-table discussion on the review of the mutual life business commissioned by the Treasury. With Paul Myners, Ned Cazalet and Mark Boleat.

October 13, 2004
Restoring confidence in long-term savings: A round-table discussion on the recent report by the House of Commons Treasury Committee, with John McFall MP.

October 7, 2004
Trading weather: New initiatives in weather risk management. A round-table discussion with Duncan Wilson (weatherXchange Ltd), Richard Kilsby (Cargo Solutions), Bob Volante (Cargo Solutions) and Matthew Margetts (The Telegraph Group).

October 6, 2004
Quantifying the benefits of customer care: A new approach to building the business case for branch banking. A round-table discussion, with Remus Brett (Finalta) and Philip Middleton (Ernst & Young).

September 22, 2004
Token-based identity authentication: The wider potential of chip and pin and other technologies. A round-table with David Birch (Consult Hyperion), Nick Collin and Tim Lambertstock (BACS).

September 14, 2004
Why aren't CVAs more popular? An investigation into management attitudes towards Company Voluntary Arrangements. A round-table discussion with Tim Mocroft (DTI), Stephen Leinster (Insolvency Service) and John Kelly (insolvency practitioner).

July 20, 2004
Basel 2: The final/current state of play: A CSFI working group meeting.

July 1, 2004
Portrait of the banking profession: A round-table discussion with David Lascelles on his forthcoming book for the Institute of Financial Services on the evolution of the banking profession over the past 50 years.

June 21, 2004
The homogeneity of risk: A round-table on what (if anything) the financial services sector has learn from study of real world risk, with Professor John Adams (UCL) and Brandon Davies (GARP).

June 17, 2004
"No one gets fired for buying Microsoft...": A round-table on the pros and cons of Open-source software for the financial services sector with Bob Blatchford (OFE City Business Forum), Shobana Patel (Open Minds) and Harry Small (Baker & McKenzie).

June 16, 2004
The implosion of the professional indemnity insurance market: A round-table discussion with Eric Anstee (ICAEW), Ray Brown (Marsh) and Steve Gilbert (Aon).

June 9, 2004
Eurofannie? Is Europe ready for a mortgage finance agency?: A round-table discussion with Rob Thomas (European Mortgage Finance Agency) and John Cullinane (Deloitte).

June 3, 2004
The European Banking Industry Committee: A round-table discussion with the chairman, Ian Mullen (BBA).

May 25, 2004 (in New York)
"The curse of the corporate state: saving capitalism from itself": A round-table discussion on the recent CSFI report with the author, Bob Monks.

May 17, 2004
The Pension Protection Fund: A round-table discussion with John Ralfe (John Ralfe Consulting) and Andrew Young (Government Directing Actuary).

May 12, 2004
The future of the Commercial Court: A round-table discussion with Justice Tomlinson and Ted Greeno       (Herbert Smith).

May 6, 2004
The problem with UK occupational pension provision: A round-table discussion with Richard Thomas (Law Debenture).

May 5, 2004
The LCH/Clearnet merger: A round-table discussion with David Hardy (chief executive, LCH.Clearnet).

May 4, 2004
The Consumer Credit Act: A round-table discussion with Martin Hall (Finance & Leasing Association).

April 26, 2004
Monitoring the Lamfalussy process: A round-table discussion with Dr Norbert Walter (Deutsche Bank), Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Ruben Lee (Oxford Finance Group).

April 22, 2004
The Kinnect platform: Bringing Lloyd's up to speed: A round-table discussion with Iain Saville (Lloyds of London).

April 21, 2004
The Committee of European Banking Supervisors, Basel and the European financial system: A round-table discussion with Jos-Maria Roldn (Bank of Spain/CEBS) and Karel Lannoo and Rym Ayadi (CEPS).

April 20, 2004
Lurching towards a pensions solution (continued)...: A round-table discussion with Peter Lilley MP and Ros Altmann.

April 19, 2004
REITs, PIFs and the potential of real estate as a vehicle for retail savings: A round-table discussion with Nick Catton (HM Treasury) and Ross Fraser (Herbert Smith).

April 7, 2004
Lurching towards a solution for the pensions problem: A round-table discussion with Christine Farnish (NAPF) and David Willetts MP.

April 1, 2004
Developing financial capability: A round-table discussion with Ron Sandler (pfeg).

March 24, 2004
The work of the International Accounting Standards Board: A round-table discussion with Professor Geoffrey Whittington (IASB).

March 24, 2004
How much is a UK university education really worth? A round-table discussion on the recent OxCHEPS study with Sir David Davies (EFG Private Bank), David Palfreyman (New College, Oxford) and Nicholas Ulanov (The Ulanov Partnership).

March 16, 2004
A follow-up meeting on the work of the National Hi-tech Crime Unit: A round-table discussion with John Lyons (NHTCU).

March 11, 2004
Using technology to deliver financial services in emerging markets: A round-table with Peer Stein (International Finance Corporation) and Kathleen Tyson-Quah (Granularity Limited).

March 9, 2004
Informal funds transfer systems: A round-table discussion on informal money transfer systems with John Wilson (IMF) and Roger Ballard (University of Manchester).

March 8, 2004
The ABC of EDX: A round-table discussion on London's new equity derivatives market with Nic Stuchfield (managing director, EDX London).

February 26, 2004
Finance for smaller businesses: the role of OFEX: A round-table discussion with Jonathan Jenkins and Peter Freeman (OFEX).

February 25, 2004
"The curse of the corporate state: saving capitalism from itself": A round-table discussion on the recent CSFI report with the author, Bob Monks.

February 25, 2004
Breakfast meeting
What does the City want from the internal market? A question-and-answer session with Alexander Schaub, Director-general, DG Internal Market, European Commission.

February 24, 2004
The practicalities of money-laundering and AML regulations: A round-table discussion with Simon Moss, CEO of Mantas.

February 20, 2004
An investment management perspective on CAD3: A round-table discussion with Michael Kent (Linklaters), Bill Rattray (Aberdeen Asset Management) and Dallas McGillivray (INVESCO).

February 19, 2004
Key issues in global insurance: A tour d'horizon with Alan Punter (Aon), Rick Murray (Swiss Re) and Peter Vipond (ABI).

February 10, 2004
The work of the Pension Commission: A round-table discussion with Adair Turner.

February 5, 2004
Central bank cooperation: thoughts on his time at BIS: A round-table discussion with Andrew Crockett.

January 24, 2004
The Financial Markets Law Committee: A round-table discussion on what has been going on since the Financial Law Panel was dissolved. With Lord Browne-Wilkinson and Bill Tudor John.