2011


December 14, 2011
“Greece: The musical…” Or not. A round-table discussion on what Greece means for the eurozone, and vice-versa. With Emilios Avgouleas (University of Edinburgh), George Handjinicolaou (ISDA), Richard Segal (Jefferies) and Matina Stevis (WSJ).

December 13, 2011
Securities Settlement: A Real-Time Vision. A CSFI/DTCC Post-Trade Fellowship round-table discussion with Harry Leinonen (Bank of Finland and the Finnish Ministry of Finance), Robert Barnes (UBS) and Tony Freeman (Omgeo).

December 8, 2011
Brussels for Breakfast (73). A breakfast discussion of EU regulatory issues, with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Laurence Baxter (CII).

December 8, 2011
Are we beginning to feel sorry for the credit rating agencies? A round-table discussion with Susan Launi (Fitch), Nigel Phipps (Moody’s), John Grout (ACT) and Richard Hopkin (AFME).

December 7, 2011
The Hedge Fund Mirage. A round-table discussion with the author, Simon Lack and Steven Woolfe (Boyer Allan Investment Management).

December 6, 2011
How to promote a savings culture in an age of austerity. A round-table discussion with Sam White (Aviva), Ros Altmann (Saga) and Jane Fuller (CSFI).

December 1, 2011
Europe’s post-trade architecture: The ECB’s view. A round-table discussion (in Frankfurt) with Peter Praet (ECB) and Marcus Zickwolff (Eurex Clearing) and Michael Hofmann (ABN AMRO).

November 28, 2011
Impact Investment. A round-table discussion with Tamzin Ractliffe (Nexii), Charlie Green (Private Equity Foundation), Martin Rich (Social Finance) and Jamie Hartzell (Ethical Property / Ethex).

November 23, 2011
Using “Bank Identity” for Access to Government. A CSFI Visa Fellowship round-table discussion with Richard Martin (UK Payments Council), Andre Boysen (SecureKey) and Phil James (Consult Hyperion).

November 21, 2011
Meeting of the CSFI Advisory Council with John Plender.

November 17, 2011
Young(ish) economists group: A dinner discussion with Evan Davis (BBC).

November 16, 2011
Brussels for Breakfast (72). A breakfast discussion of EU regulatory issues, with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Huw Jones (Thomson Reuters).

November 14, 2011
Capitalism without ownership has failed: where is true growth going to come from? A round-table discussion of their recent paper with, Brandon Davis (Gatehouse Bank), Carlo Resta (The Global Policy Institute) and Michael Mainelli (Z/Yen).

November 7, 2011
University Funding. A round-table discussion with David Willetts MP, Liam Burns (NUS), Nolan Smith (HEFCE) and Carl Lygo (BPP).

November 3, 2011
Visa Fellowship. Finding a plausible identity business model for UK plc. A round-table discussion with Jerry Fishenden (LSE), Alistair Gates (PayPal) and Douwe Lyklama (Innopay).

November 2, 2011
A round-table with Bob Pozen. 

November 1, 2011
Financial transaction taxes. A round-table discussion with John Plender (FT) and Gay Huey Evans (ISDA).

October 31, 2011
Sustainable economy in 2040: a roadmap for capital markets. A CSFI round-table discussion of a Forum for the Future report with Alice Chapple and Sam Fankhauser (LSE).

October 26, 2011
Money in a Free Society. A CSFI round-table discussion with the author, Tim Congdon.

October 18, 2011
Young(ish) economists group: A dinner discussion with John Kay.

October 14, 2011
DTCC-CSFI Post-Trade Fellowship. A round-table discussion with Sharon Bowles MEP.

October 13, 2011
Brussels for Breakfast (71). A breakfast discussion of EU regulatory issues, with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Hans Hack (FTI).

October 7, 2011
The greatest reform of banking for a generation? Or a missed opportunity? A round-table discussion with Martin Taylor and Martin Wolf, members of the Independent Commission on Banking.

October 6, 2011
The Financial Policy Committee . A round-table discussion with Alastair Clark (FPC), Sir Andrew Large and Peter Thal Larsen (Reuters Breakingviews).

September 27, 2011
Can banks and/or mobile operators provide the identity infrastructure? A Visa/CSFI round-table discussion with Tom Gregory (Barclaycard), Tony Fish (AMF Ventures) and Dean Bubley (Disruptive Analysis).

September 22, 2011
The Fourth Dimension: Building customer-centric business models in retail banking. A round-table discussion of a recent Deloitte report with Sebastian Cohen (Deloitte), Giles Andrews (Zopa).

September 21, 2011
Young(ish) Economists group. A dinner discussion with Prof Charles Goodhart (LSE).

September 20, 2011
What's Next? Unconventional Wisdom on the Future of the Global Economy. A round-table discussion on his recent book, with the author, David Hale (David Hale Global Economics).

September 13, 2011
Brussels for Breakfast (70). A breakfast discussion of EU regulatory issues, with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Ruth Wandhofer (Citi).

September 13, 2011
Financial services and young adults : Do they care (and how could we get them to care more)? A round-table discussion with young adults.

September 6, 2011
Can the promise of global accounting standards be kept? A round-table discussion, led by a sceptical friend of the IFRS movement, Nicolas Véron, with Ian Dilks (PwC) and Tom Seidenstein (IFRS Foundation).

July 28, 2011
Betting the Bank: A round-table discussion on the growing exposure of the ECB to the Eurozone's sovereign debt crisis. With Mats Persson and Raoul Ruparel (Open Europe), Andrew Lilico (Policy Exchange) and Juergen Michels (Citi).

July 18, 2011
The European Banking Authority.  A round-table discussion with Thomas Huertas (FSA).

July 14, 2011
Capturing the Micropayments Opportunity. A round-table discussion with Francesco Burelli (Value Partners), Johan Lindstrom (Mastercard) and Robert Harper (PayPal).

July 13, 2011
Brussels for Breakfast (69). A breakfast discussion of the EU regulatory issues, with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Ana Costillas (Weber Shandwick).

July 12, 2011
The European post-trade space: What should we be worried about? The first meeting of the DTCC/CSFI’s Fellowship programme, with Peter Norman, Dr. Werner Frey (AFME) Diana Chan (DTTC/EuroCCP), Natasha de Teran (LCH Clearnet), and Jeremy Grant (FT).

July 7, 2011
A dinner discussion on pre-war Jewish banks, the disposition of Holocaust-era assets and the fate of the private banks. With Helen Junz.

July 6, 2011
Has independent research come of age? A round-table discussion of a recent CSFI report with the author, Vince Heaney, Peter Allen (Lombard Street/EuroIRP), Richard Kramer (Arete/EuroIRP) and Fod Barnes (Oxera).

June 21, 2011
The Lords’ Economic Affairs report on the audit market. A round-table discussion with Lord MacGregor and Andrew Chambers (Management Audit LLP).

June 21, 2011
A CSFI dinner discussion on global financial regulation with John Walsh, Acting Comptroller of the Currency.

June 16, 2011
The Financial Conduct Authority. A round-table discussion with Margaret Cole (FSA), Mick McAteer (The Financial Inclusion Centre) and John Springford(Social Market Foundation).

June 15, 2011
Brussels for Breakfast (68). A breakfast discussion of EU regulatory issues, with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and  Jacques Lafitte (Avisa)

June 15, 2011
Simplifying the tax system. A round-table discussion with John Whiting (CIOT),Chas Roy-Chowdhury (ACCA) and Vanessa Houlder (FT).

June 9, 2011
'Give us our fair shares.’ A round-table discussion of a new Centre for Policy Studies report with James Conway and Michael O’Connor (Portman Capital).

June 7, 2011
FATCA - the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.  A round-table discussion withSimon Airey and Aileen Barry (DLA Piper) and Richard Hinton (KPMG)

June 6, 2011
The Danish mortgage model. A round-table discussion with Ane Arnth Jensen (the Association of Danish Mortgage Banks), Rob Thom as (CML) and Katheen Tyson Quah (Absalom).

June 1, 2011
DTCC-CSFI Post Trade Fellowship launch.  An evening launch event with Paul Tucker (BofE), Peter Norman (CSFI Fellow).

May 24, 2011
Brussels for Breakfast (67). A breakfast discussion of EU regulatory issues, with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Nicolas Veron (Bruegel).

May 16, 2011
What do impending EU regulatory changes really mean for the City of London? Do they threaten its competitiveness? Or do they provide new opportunities? A panel debate (organized by ACCA), with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com), Sean Tully (WestLB), Mark Yeandle and Michael Mainelli ( Z-Yen), Andrew Leck and Paul Moxey (ACCA) and Andrew Hilton (CSFI).

May 12, 2011
Can the banks deliver what regulators are demanding? A CSFI/FS-KTN discussion on the problems the banks will face in a more complex regulatory/risk environment. With Brandon Davies (Gatehouse Bank), Keith Saxton (IBM) and Peter Bonisch (Paradigm Risk).

May 11, 2011
Young(ish) economists group. A dinners discussion with Thomas Huertas (FSA/EBA).

May 10, 2011
Hold on — What exactly is identity, anyway? A Visa/CSFI round-table discussion with Ian Brown (Oxford Internet Institute), Marc Dautlich (Olswang) and Simon Deane-Johns (Keystone Law).

May 10, 2011
A green piece of paper, of no intrinsic value…: The thoughts of Jim Grant on the future of the dollar. A round-table discussion with Jim Grant (Grant’s Interest Rate Observer).

May 5, 2011
The Risk Controllers: Central counterparty clearing in globalized financial markets. A round-table on his recent book, with the author, Peter Norman, and Jeremy Grant (FT).

May 4, 2011
Economic change in the new Middle East: A breakfast discussion with Vali Nasr (Fletcher School, Tufts).

April 18, 2011
Young(ish) economists group. A dinner discussion with Willem Buiter (Citigroup).

April 12, 2011
Brussels for Breakfast (66). A breakfast discussion of EU regulatory issues, with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) andGeorges S. Zavvos (European Commission).

April 11, 2011
The Eversheds Board Report. A round-table discussion with Pamela Thompson and Aleen Gulvanessian (Eversheds) and Peter Montagnon (FRC). 

April 7, 2011
The UCL Financial Stability Research Forum. A round-table discussion with Chris Clack (UCL).

April 6, 2011
The Irish banking crisis: what next? A round-table with Matthew Elderfield, head of financial regulation, Central Bank of Ireland.

April 5, 2011
The impact of bonus regulation. A round-table discussion with John Whiting (CIOT), Alexandra Carn (Edwin Coe).

April 4, 2011
The Retail Distribution Review. A round-table discussion with Stephen Gay (AIFA), Matthew Connell (Global Life Zurich Financial Services), Mick McAteer (The Financial Inclusion Centre).

March 30, 2011
Brussels for Breakfast – the insurance sector.  A special breakfast discussion of EU regulatory initiatives in the insurance area with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com), Laurence Baxter (CII), Liz Hoskins (ABI) and Steve White (BIBA).

March 29, 2011
It's Criminal not to have an Identity Strategy. A CSFI/VISA round-table discussion with Richard Martin (UK Payments), John Plank (SOCA), and Colin Holder (Identity Intelligence).

March 24, 2011
A SWIFT reminder of why collaboration is key to the future shape/survival of the financial services industry. A round-table discussion with Arun Aggarwal, regional director of SWIFT, and Kathleen Tyson Quah (Absalon Project).

March 23, 2011
Global regulatory initiatives – the G20, Dodd-Frank, Basel and beyond. A round-table discussion with Barbara Matthews (BCM International Regulatory Analytics), Brooke Masters (FT) and Steve Culp (Accenture).

March 8, 2011
Brussels for Breakfast (65). A breakfast discussion of EU regulatory issues, with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Robert McLeod (Mlex). 

March 7, 2011
New sources of finance for SMEs. A round-table discussion with Samir Desai ( Funding Circle ), Tim Ward (QCA) and Nick Montague (Funding Store)

March 1, 2011
Risk Management and Regulation: Banking verses insurance. A round-table discussion with Peter Taylor, Shirley Beglinger and Andrew Hall (E&Y).

February 28, 2011
The EU Fiscal Crisis: Forcing Eurozone Political Union in 2011? A round-table discussion with the author, Graham Bishop. 

February 24, 2011
The next microfinance. A round-table discussion with Harold Rosen (The Grassroots Business Fund), Robert Annibale (Citibank) and Nick O’Donohoe (JP Morgan).

February 22, 2011
The MiFID Review and the impact on the retail business. A round-table discussion with Gavin Oldham (Share Centre) and Guy Sears (IMA).

February 17, 2011
The appropriate discount rate to be applied to public sector pensions.A round-table discussion with Neil Record (Record Currency Management), Glyn Jenkins (Unison) and Ronnie Bowie (Hyman Robertson).

February 14, 2011
Brussels for Breakfast (64) A breakfast discussion of EU regulatory issues, with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Jon Carr (European Commission).

February 10, 2011
VISA Fellowship Corporate identity and corporate identity use. A round-table discussion with Karen Wendel (Identrust), Barbara Quiroga (Delta Airlines) and Peter Wilson (National Fraud Authority).

January 26, 2011
Macro-prudential regulation: an evolutionary perspective. A round-table discussion with Charles Taylor (Pew).

January 20, 2011
Getting Brussels right: “ Best practice” for City firms in handling EU institutions. A round-table discussion of a new CSFI report with the author, Malcolm Levitt, Verena Ross (FSA ), Jonathan Taylor (HM Treasury) and John Houston (Kreab Gavin Anderson), and Sir Adam Ridley (Equitas).

January 19, 2011
Meeting of the CSFI Advisory Council, with John Plender

January 13, 2011
Young(ish) economists group: A dinner discussion with Sir Win Bischoff (Lloyds Banking Group)

January 13, 2011
Identity and authentication: The need for a European model. A CSFI/Visa round-table discussion, with Jon Shamah (Nets), Frank Leyman (FEDICT) and David Rennie (Cabinet Office).

January 12, 2011
Brussels for Breakfast (63). A breakfast discussion of EU regulatory issues, with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Ruth Wandhofer (Citi).