2005


December 13, 2005
Brussels for Breakfast (13): A round-table meeting to discuss current legislative developments in Europe.

December 1, 2005
The future of Oyster: A round-table discussion on the new applications planned for the Oyster card with Charles Monheim (TfL), Dave Birch (Consult Hyperion) and Louise Brett (Deloitte). (With support from Deloitte.)

November 28, 2005
Microfinancing in Africa: A round-table discussion on a mobile phone initiative by Vodafone with Nick Hughes (Vodafone), Paul Makin (Consult Hyperion) and Diane Coyle (Enlightenment Economics).

November 24, 2005
Making Germany an attractive investment: A joint CSFI/Initiative Finanzstandort Deutschland (IFD) round-table to discuss the IFDs work addressing weaknesses in the German financial system.

November 23, 2005
The changing architecture of the European bond market: A round-table discussion on their new report, with Jean-Pierre Casey and Karel Lannoo (CEPS).

November 16, 2005
Brussels for Breakfast (12): A round-table meeting to discuss current legislative developments in Europe.

November 9, 2005
The Pensions Regulators agenda: A round-table discussion with David Norgrove (Pensions Regulator) and Christine Farnish (NAPF).

November 8, 2005
Cracking the troika: A round-table discussion on the European ratings market, with Sam Theodore (Dominion Bond Rating Service) and Robin Monro-Davies.

October 28, 2005
A breakfast meeting with Dr. John Hood, Vice-chancellor, University of Oxford.

October 24, 2005
The Pension Protection Fund: Will it work? Can it work? Should it work? A round-table discussion with Partha Dasgupta (PPF) and Anthony Neuberger (University of Warwick).

October 19, 2005
Regulatory Roll-Back: A round-table discussion to provide suggestions for legislation that could be rolled-back in the UK and Europe, with Angela Knight (APCIMS) and John Plender (Financial Times).

October 18, 2005
The perversity of insurance accounting: In defence of finite reinsurance: A round-table discussion on the recent CSFI report, with the author Shirley Beglinger. (With support from Airmic and the Worshipful Company of Insurers).

October 13, 2005
The Crash of 2003: An EMU fairy tale: A round-table discussion to revisit the 1996 CSFI publication, with the original author David Lascelles and Denis MacShane MP.

October 11, 2005
Bringing Hedge Funds to the consumer market: A round-table discussion with Tim Spangler (Berwin Leighton Paisner), Ashley Kovas (FSA), Mick McAteer (Which) and Christian Cano (Schroders).

October 6, 2005
Reputational Risk: A round-table discussion on the benefits of quantifying the risk to reputation with John Eisenhammer (Quiller Consultants), Jonathan Barber and Seamus Gillen (Glenfern).

September 26, 2005
The pros and cons of Hedge Funds: A round-table discussion on their role in the market, with Tim Spangler (Berwin Leighton Paisner), Rebecca Jones (FSA), Rob Mirsky (Deloitte) and Alex Wise (Atlas Capital).

September 21, 2005
The mobileATM initiative: A round-table on the new Link Interchange venture, with Scott Housley (Link Interchange Network) and Alastair Lukies (mobileATM).

September 20, 2005
Brussels for Breakfast (11): A round-table meeting to discuss current legislative developments in Europe.

September 19, 2005
MiFID and the City: A round-table discussion on coping with MiFID, with Timothy Baker (LIBA), Guy Sears (APCIMS), David Lawton (FSA), Chris Pickles (BTRadianz) and Barry Marshall.

September 14, 2005
Consumer understanding of risk: A round-table on The Actuarial Profession report with its authors, Alan Goodman (Chairman, Financial Consumer Support Committee, The Actuarial Profession) and Professor Nick Chater (Warwick University).

July 14, 2005
Brussels for Breakfast (10): A round-table meeting to discuss current legislative developments in Europe.

July 13, 2005
Rebalancing UK and European legislation: A round-table discussion on the recent Corporation of London report with the authors, Graham Mather and Frank Vibert (European Policy Forum), and Edward Humpherson (National Audit Office).

July 12, 2005
What next for the City of London? A round-table discussion on what to expect from the new Labour Government, with Howard Flight (Investec).

July 4, 2005
Pensions at a glance: Public policies across OECD countries: A round-table discussion on the recent OECD publication with the author, Ed Whitehouse (OECD), and Nick Bray (OECD).

June 30, 2005
National Pastime: How Americans Play Baseball and the Rest of the World Plays Soccer: A round-table discussion on the recent book with one of the authors, Stefan Szymanski (Imperial College, London).

June 28, 2005
A visit to the BT research facility in the City of London.

June 22, 2005
An Absence of Regulatory Design? Recent European Directives and the Market for Corporate Bonds: A round-table discussion on the recent Corporation of London report, with the authors, Alistair Milne and Mario Onorato (Cass Business School).

June 22, 2005
Brussels for Breakfast (9): A round-table meeting to discuss current legislative developments in Europe.

June 16, 2005
Would you credit it?: A round-table discussion on the way forward for credit unions, with Mark Lyonette (ABCUL), Paul Jones (Liverpool John Moores University), Claire Whyley (NCC) and Ian Harris (Z/Yen).

June 13, 2005
Not waving but drowning: Overindebtedness by misjudgement: A round-table discussion on the recent CSFI publication with the author, Antony Elliott, and Lord Griffiths (Goldman Sachs).

June 9, 2005
The future of identity protection technology: A round-table discussion with Andy Ross (Royal Bank of Scotland), John Edwards (Herbert Smith), John Elliott (Consult Hyperion) and Simon Owen (Deloitte). (With support from Deloitte.)

June 6, 2005
The Greed Merchants: How the investment Banks played the Free Market Game: A round-table on the recent publication with the author, Philip Augar.

May 25, 2005
The work of the Financial Reporting Council: A round-table discussion with Paul Boyle (chief executive).

May 23, 2005
S&Ps analysis of the UKs defined benefit pension problem: A round-table discussion on two recent reports, with Jim MacLachlan and Wayne Segers.

May 23, 2005
Brussels for breakfast (8): A discussion forum on European financial regulation.

May 17, 2005
Representation in Europe: A round-table discussion on how the City of London represents itself in Europe, with John Houston (Houston Consulting), Angela Knight (APCIMS) and Malcolm Levitt.

May 16, 2005
eFinance tour dhorizon: A round-table discussion on recent developments in the field of eFinance, with Dave Birch (Consult Hyperion) and Conny Dorrestijn (Shiraz Partners).

May 12, 2005
Surviving the dogfood years: Solutions to the pensions crisis: A round-table discussion on the forthcoming CSFI publication with the author, John Godfrey (West LB).

May 3, 2005
Banana Skins 2005: A round-table discussion (in New York) on the CSFI report with the author, David Lascelles.

April 26, 2005
The financial crime objective: A round-table discussion on the FSAs role in the fight against financial crime, with Philip Robinson (FSA).

April 21, 2005
The Joint Money Laundering Steering Groups (JMLSG) Guidance Notes: A round-table discussion with Martin Hall (FLA), David Swanney (BBA) and Jeremy Thorp (BBA).

April 20, 2005
Brussels for Breakfast (7): A round-table meeting to discuss current legislative developments in Europe.

April 12, 2005
The Banking/IT divide: A round-table discussion on why bankers don't understand technologists and vice versa with Joe De Feo (CLS Bank), Stani Yassukovich (Arab Banking Corporation) and Tim Jones (Simpay).

April 5, 2005
Ethics of financial journalism: A round-table discussion with Andrew Gowers (Financial Times), Larry Ingrassia (New York Times), Dave Kansas (Wall St. Journal) and Barney Calames.

March 23, 2005
Brussels for Breakfast (6): A round-table meeting to discuss current legislative developments in Europe.

March 17, 2005
Banana Skins 2005: A round-table discussion on the CSFI report with the author, David Lascelles, David Green (Euronext.liffe), Gerry Rawcliffe (Fitch Ratings) and John Hitchins (PricewaterhouseCoopers).

March 16, 2005
"EU Financial Regulation and Supervision beyond 2005": A round-table on the recent CEPS publication with the authors Karel Lannoo and Jean-Pierre Casey (CEPS).

March 9, 2005
"The Doha Round and Financial Services Negotiations": A round-table on the recent publication with the author, Sydney Key (Federal Reserve System).

March 8, 2005
Risk: A round-table meeting discussing alternative treatments of risk, with Gordon Woo (Risk Management Solutions).

March 7, 2005
Tim Congdon on pensions and savings: A round-table on the recent publication, with the author Tim Congdon (Lombard Street Research).

February 28, 2005
Taking The Pensions Commission's work to the US: A round-table discussion (in New York) with Adair Turner (Merrill Lynch/The Pensions Commission) and Gerd Haeusler (IMF).

February 23, 2005
The financial and macroeconomic consequences of Basel 2:A round-table discussion on the PricewaterhouseCoopers report, with Charles Ilako and Richard Quinn (PwC).

February 16, 2005
Bank supervision and regulation in the post-Basel 2 environment: A round-table meeting with John D. Hawke Jr. (Arnold & Porter).

February 16, 2005
Brussels for breakfast (5): A round-table meeting to discuss current legislative developments in Europe.

February 10, 2005
The Lex Column: A round table meeting with George Graham (Royal bank of Scotland) and Peter Montagnon (ABI).

February 8, 2005
The key issues in UK personal finance: A round-table discussion with Pauline Skypala (FT). (With support from Deloitte.)

January 31, 2005
Securing our future: Developing sustainable pension provision in the UK: A round-table discussion on the CBI report with John Cridland (CBI).

January 26, 2005
Protecting the financial services consumer: A round-table discussion with Ann Foster (Financial Services Consumer Panel). (With support from Deloitte.)

January 20, 2005
The challenge for Pension Fund Trustees: A round-table meeting with Jim MacLachlan (Standard & Poors), Andrew Campbell-Hart (Standard & Poors) and Tim Cox (Linklaters).

January 20, 2005
Brussels for Breakfast (4): A round-table meeting to discuss current legislative developments in Europe.

January 13, 2005
CSFI Advisory Council in New York. Chaired by John Plender (Chairman, CSFI Advisory Council) and Geoffrey Bell (Chairman, NY CSFI Advisory Council)

January 11, 2005
Small customers, big market: Commercial banks in microfinance: A round-table discussion with Malcolm Harper (Basix Finance) and Sukhwinder Singh Arora (DfID).