2008


December 16, 2008
Brussels for breakfast (43) A breakfast discussion on European regulatory issues with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Robert McLeod (MLex).

December 16, 2008
Corporate Governance and the credit crisis. A round-table discussion with Paul Moxey (ACCA), Alan Craft (Craft Financial Advice), George Dallas (F&C Management Limited), Brandon Davies (GARP), Robbert Labuschagne (KPMG).

December 4, 2008
The outlook for private equity. A round-table discussion with Jon Moulton (Alchemy Partners), Simon Walker (BVCA), Mark O'Hare (Preqin) and Martin Arnold (FT).

December 3, 2008
The Age of Ageing. A round-table discussion with the author George Magnus (UBS) and Barbara Beck (The Economist)

December 3, 2008
Beyond the Credit Crunch - Mortgages in 2020. A round-table discussion with Peter Williams, Matthew Bullock ( Norwich & Peterborough ) and Ray Boulger (John Charcol).

December 2, 2008
Banking Reform in the UK . A dinner discussion with John McFall MP and Prof. Geoffrey Wood (Cass Business School).

November 27, 2008
Brussels for breakfast (42) A breakfast discussion on European regulatory issues with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Mike Vercnocke (City of London Corporation).

November 27, 2008
Visa/CSFI cocktail party  Fellowship launch.

November 25, 2008
Generali/CSFI Fellowship programme. IFRS and fair value accounting. A round-table discussion with Warren McGregor (IASB), Bruno Paulson (Bernstein), Benoit Jaspar (Generali) and Ned Cazalet.

November 25, 2008
A dinner discussion with Thomas Mirow (EBRD).

November 24, 2008
The future of the UK housing market. A round-table discussion with Mick McAteer, John Wriglesworth, Michael Coogdan (CML), and Lesley Titcomb (FSA).

November 20, 2008
Governing Council meeting.

November 19, 2008
Managing longevity for pension funds. A round-table discussion with Douglas Anderson (Hymans Robertson), Andrew Reid (Credit Suisse) and Mike Tyler (Life Trust Insurance).

November 18, 2008
Islamic Insurance: the Takaful concept. A round table discussion with Andy Haynes (Salaam Halal), Mohammad Kahn (PwC) and Kevin Willis (Standard & Poors).

November 17, 2008
Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater. A round-table discussion with Anthony Belchambers (FOA), Jeremy Grant (FT), Richard Metcalfe (ISDA), Henry Hunter (Markit) and Max Butti (Liquid Capital).

November 13, 2008
Investing in International Agriculture. A round-table discussion with Nicola Horlick (Bramdean), James Paget (UBS), David Stevenson (FT) and Rod Evison (CDC).

November 3, 2008
Sharia Compliant Financial Instruments. A round-table discussion with Richard Thomas (Gatehouse Bank), Humphrey Percy (BLME), Mohammed Amin (PwC) and Siti Faridah (National University of Malaysia).

October 28, 2008
Short-selling. A round-table discussion with David Rule (ISLA), Andrew Baker (AIMA), and John Board (ICMA).

October 28, 2008
Brussels for breakfast (41) A breakfast discussion on European regulatory issues with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Catherine Stewart (Interel Cabinet Stewart European Affairs).

October 16, 2008
The demographics of pensions. A round-table discussion with Martin Weale (NIESR), Richard Willets (Paternoster) and David Coleman (Oxford University).

October 13, 2008
The US housing crisis: A round-table discussion with James Lockhart (Federal Housing Finance Agency).

October 8, 2008
The commodity prices conundrum: A round-table discussion with Steve Wiggins (ODI), Ian Dudden (LIFFE), Javier Blas (Financial Times), David Halligan (GAFTA) and Tobin Gorey (UBS).

October 6, 2008
Managing international financial instability. A round-table discussion with Fabrizio Saccomanni (Bank of Italy), Sir Samuel Brittan (FT) and Marco Annunziata (Unicredit).

October 2, 2008
Lessons from Lloyds: how to keep bank deposits safe. A round-table discussion with Kathleen Tyson-Quah (Granularity Ltd) and Sir Adam Ridley (Equitas Trust).

October 1, 2008
The independent film business. A round-table discussion with Adrian Wootton and Angus Finney (Film London), Kevin Loader (Freerange Films), Yu-Fai Suen (Aramid Capital Partners) and Heather Mansfield (Mansfield Associates).

September 30, 2008
Brussels for breakfast (40) A breakfast discussion on European regulatory issues with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com), Georges Zavvos (European Commission) and Joanna Perkins (Bank of England).

September 25, 2008
Solvency 2: diversification vs niche players, home/host regulation. A round-table discussion with Elizabeth Larkin (ABI), John Bowman (Aviva) and Isaac Alfon (Prudential).

September 17, 2008
CDC: A round-table discussion with Sir Malcolm Williamson, Richard Laing (CDC), Bowen Wells and Alistair Boyd.

September 15, 2008
Analysts: why do they hate the insurance industry? A round-table discussion with Georg Grodzki (LGIM), Harish Gohil (Fitch Ratings), Bob Yates (FPK) and Ralph Hebgen (KBW).

September 11, 2008
In Defense of America : A round-table discussion on her recent book, with Bronwen Maddox (The Times) and Quentin Peel (Financial Times).

September  10, 2008
A dinner discussion with Larry Uhlick (CEO of the Institute of International Bankers)

September  9, 2008
Public Sector pensions A round-table discussion with Philip Booth (IEA), Neil Record (Record Currency Management) and John Ralfe (Consulting).

July 17, 2008
Banking Banana Skins with David Lascelles, John Hitchins (PwC),Tom Huertas (FSA) and Sir Win Bischoff (Citi).

July 16, 2008
CEPS TF report on Basel II implementation: A round-table with Rym Ayadi (CEPS), Maria Nieto (Bank of Spain), Mathias Schmit (Solvay Business School), Frederick Musch (PwC).

July 16, 2008
The Crunch. The Scandal of Northern Rock and the Escalating Credit Crisis: A round-table discussion with the author, Alex Brummer.

July 15, 2008
Legal Responses to the Credit Crisis: Will the UK follow the US? A round-table discussion with Eric L. Foster and Talcott J. Franklin (Patton Boggs) and Shane Gleghorn (Taylor Wessing).

July 10, 2008
Brussels for breakfast (39) A breakfast discussion on European regulatory issues with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Mike Vercnocke (City of London).

July 10, 2008
Global Financial Regulation, The Essential Guide. A round-table discussion with the co-author, David Green, John Plender (Financial Times) and Jane Fuller (Financial World / CSFI).

July 3, 2008
Generali/CSFI Fellowship programme. The Changing shape of insurance capital: barbarians at the gate, or Darwinian survival? A round-table with Luca Albertini (Amlin), Alan Punter (Aon), Toby Ducker (Brit Insurance), and Henry Kus (ABN AMRO).

June 30, 2008
How to value structured financial products: where the investment banks got it wrong? A round-table with Alistair Milne ( Cass Business School ), Ian Wright (FRC) and Kenneth Sullivan (ABN AMRO).

June 26, 2008
Advisory Council meeting

June 26, 2008
Brussels for Breakfast (38) A breakfast discussion on European regulatory issues with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Nicolas Vron (Bruegel)

June 17, 2008
A dinner discussion with Nouriel Roubini (Stern business school, NYU)

June 12, 2008
Individual pensions:A round table with Steve Bee (Royal London Group), Nick Timmins (FT)Carl Emmerson (IFS).

June 11, 2008
A dinner discussion with Paul Tucker (Bank of England).

June 10, 2008
PLUS markets: A round-table with Simon Brickles (PLUS markets group), Nemone Wynn-Evans (PLUS markets group), Mike Hines (Winterflood) and Adam Kinsley (LSE)

June 5, 2008
What makes London a global city? A round-table with Sir John Stuttard (PwC), Michael Mainelli (Z/Yen), Sam Whimster (Global Policy Institute) and Warwick Lightfoot.

June 2, 2008
Is this the first mark to modelcrisis: A round-table with Michael Thomas (Alliance & Leicester), Jennifer Hughes (Financial Times), Richard Thorpe (FSA), Gavin Francis (IASB) and John Hitchins (PwC).

May 27, 2008
Dominoes in the credit crisis: A round-table with Jon Moulton (Alchemy Partners), George Magnus (UBS), Jim ONeill (Goldman Sachs) and Tony Jackson (Financial Times)

May 22, 2008
Brussels for Breakfast (37): A breakfast discussion on European regulatory issues with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Barbara Matthews (US Treasury, Brussels ).

May 21, 2008
The future of securitisation: A round-table with Rick Watson (European Securitisation Forum), Vikrant Vig ( London Business School ) and Michael Hampden-Turner (Citigroup).

May 20, 2008
The future of company pension schemes: A round-table with David Ellis (Mercer), Mark Wood (Paternoster) and Stephen Delo (Pensions Management Institute)

May 20, 2008
Blue-skying the banks: A round-table with Andrew Freeman (McKinsey), Chris Gentle (Deloitte), Richard McManus( PA), Phil Middleton (Ernst & Young), James Sproule (Accenture), John Tattersall (PricewaterhouseCoopers) and Simon Walker (KPMG).

May 15, 2008
Whistleblowing: A round-table with Alan Long (Safecall), Richard Fleck (Herbert Smith) and John Armstrong (Aviva).

May 14, 2008
Generali/CSFI Fellowship programme: cocktail launch.

May 14, 2008
Pensions, a tour dhorizon:A round-table with Paul Myners, David Blake (Cass Business School), Norma Cohen (FT) and Ros Altmann (independent expert on pensions policy).

May 7, 2008
CFIUS: A round-table with Jeffrey Shafer (Citigroup), Ivan Schlager (Skadden DC) and George Kleinfeld (Clifford Chance)

April 29, 2008
A dinner discussion with Gavin Shreeve (ifs School of Finance ).

April 24, 2008
Basel 2 and liquidity: A round-table with Diane Moore (FSA), David Rule, Geoffrey Underhill ( University of Amsterdam ) and John Tattersall (PwC).

April 24, 2008
Brussels for Breakfast (36): A breakfast discussion on European regulatory issues with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Donald Ricketts.

April 23, 2008
Monolines: A round-table with John Grout (the Association of Corporate Treasurers), Georg Grodzki (Legal & General Investment Management), Shirley Beglinger, Henrietta Podd (RBC Capital Markets) and Iain Barbour (MBIA).

April 22, 2008
Islamic Finance: A round-table with Maghsoud Einollahi (Deloitte), Tarek Al-Diwany (Zest Advisory), Michael Ainley (FSA) and James Sproule (Accenture) and Dr. Humayon Dar (BMB Islamic).

April 21, 2008
The New Cold War: a round-table on his recent book, with Edward Lucas (The Economist). With a response from Bronwen Maddox (The Times), Stefan Wagstyl (Financial Times), Vlad Sobell (Daiwa Institute of Research) and Alexander Lehmann (EBRD)

March 18, 2008
A dinner discussion with Tom Huertas (FSA).

April 17, 2008
Microfinance Banana Skins: A round-table with David Lascelles, Sarah Forster (CGAP) and Robert Annibale (Citigroup).

April 16, 2008
Ratings Agencies: A round-table with Joseph Biernat, Sean Egan (Egan-Jones) and Richard Hunter (Fitch Ratings).

March 26, 2008
Capital Gains Tax: A round-table with John Wright (Federation of Small Businesses), Vince Cable (MP) and Richard Baron (Institute of Directors).

March 20, 2008
SocGen: how could a bank's internal controls go so wrong? A round-table discussion with Anthony Belchambers (FOA), Rudi Bogni, Pierre Briancon (Breaking Views) Gillian Tett (Financial Times) and Brandon Davies (GARP).

March 19, 2008
Fed vs. ECB: A round-table discussion with Roger Kubarych (HVB Group) and Marco Annunziata (Unicredit).

March 17, 2008
Brussels for Breakfast (35): A breakfast discussion on European regulatory issues with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Thomas Tindemans.

March 5, 2008
Too Big to Fail: Bank Size: A round-table with Pete Hahn (Cass Business School), Peter Thal-Larsen (Financial Times), Philip Augar and John Hitchins (PwC).

March 3, 2008
Class Actions: A round-table with Thomas Dubbs (Labaton Sucharow), David Greene (Edwin&Co) and Peter Montagnon (ABI).

February 28, 2008
Branch networks and bank closures: A round-table with Derek French (Community Banking), David Cavell and Eric Leenders (BBA).

February 26, 2008
The Tripartite Arrangement: policy response: A round-table with John McFall (MP), Mark Hoban (MP), Timothy Congdon (founder of Lombard Street Research), David Green (Financial Reporting Council) and Charles Goodhart (LSE).

February 21, 2008
Brussels for Breakfast (34): A breakfast discussion on European regulatory issues with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Robert Mcleod (Mlex).

February 19, 2008
The future of the Tripartite Arrangement: A round-table with Michael Foot (Promontory Financial Group), John Kay (Financial Times), David Lascelles, Sir Malcolm Williamson, and Clive Maxwell (HMT).

February 14, 2008
The London Accord: A round-table with Michael Mainelli (Z/Yen Group Limited), Alice Chapple (Forum for the Future), Jan-Peter Onstwedder (London Accord), Stephane Voisin (Credit Agricole Cheuvreux) and Julian Morris (International Policy Network).

February 12, 2008
Non-dom Status: A round-table with Russell Cohen (Farrer), John Chown (Chown Dewhurst), Rudi Bogni (Old Mutual plc, Kedge Capital, Prospect Publishing), John Cullinane (Deloitte) and George Yeandle (PwC).

February 4, 2008
Sovereign Wealth Funds: A round-table with Gerard Lyons (Standard Chartered), John Nugee (SSgA) and Lindsay Tomlinson (Barclays Global Investors).

January 31, 2008
Preview of 2008: A round-table with Martin Wolf (Financial Times), John Plender (Financial Times), Hugo Dixon (Breaking Views) and Anthony Hilton (Evening Standard).

January 29, 2008
Informal Money Transfers: A round-table discussion with David Seddon (UEA), Roger Ballard (University of Manchester) and Leon Isaacs (Developing Markets Associates).

January 23, 2008
The UK mortgage market: A round-table discussion with John Wriglesworth (Wriglesworth Consultancy), Chris Samson (Deloitte) and Mark Boleat (Boleat Consulting).

January 17, 2008
Brussels for Breakfast (33): A breakfast discussion on European regulatory issues with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and David Doyle.