2013


December 19, 2013
CSFI BBA Brussels for Breakfast (94). A breakfast round-table discussion on European regulatory issues, with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Jean-Paul Dryden (Brunswick).

December 18, 2013
Defined Ambition pensions. A CSFI/PIC Pensions Fellowship round-table discussion with Mike Le Brun (DWP), Ros Altmann and Michael Johnson.

December 11, 2013
The role of mobiles in retail banking – tablet and smartphone. A CSFI round-table discussion with David Cavell, Phil Sowter (Barclays) Jeremy Light (Accenture) and Gavin Haycock (Monitise).

December 9, 2013
South Yorkshire alpha project. A CSFI round-table discussion with David Rennie (Cabinet Office), Ian Guest (South Yorkshire Credit Union) and Steve Pannifer (Consult Hyperion).

December 5, 2013
Vaccine Bonds. A CSFI round-table discussion with René Karsenti (ICMA/ IFFIm)  Anja Langenbuche (Gates Foundation) and Élie Hériard Dubreuil (S&P).

December 4, 2013
The Crown Dependencies/Overseas Territories. A CSFI round-table discussion with John Aspden (Financial Supervision Commission, Isle of Man), Michael Foot (Promontory), Peter Moffatt and Richard Hay (Stikeman Elliot).

November 28, 2013
CSFI Insurance Banana Skins. A round-table discussion with David Lascelles (CSFI), Paul Wright (CSFI/Swiss Re Insurance Fellow), David Law (PwC) and Nick Kitching (Swiss Re).

November 27, 2013
Picking Winners? Investment Consultants' Recommendations of Fund Managers. A CSFI round-table discussion on the recent paper, with one of the authors, Tim Jenkinson (Oxford), Patrick Rudden (AllianceBernstein) and Andrew Kirton (Mercer).

November 26, 2013
CSFI BBA Brussels for Breakfast (93). A breakfast round-table discussion on European regulatory issues, with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and David Reed (Kreab Gavin Anderson).

November 26, 2013
Increasing longevity: a curse or a blessing? A round-table with Prof Les Mayhew (Cass Business School), Khurram Kahn (Pension Insurance Corporation) and Norma Cohen (Financial Times).

November 25, 2013
Cyprus: is the medicine working? A round-table discussion with Panicos Demetriades (Central Bank of Cyprus), David Lascelles (Cyprus Banking Commission), David Green (Cyrpus Banking Commission) and Hugo Dixon (Thomson Reuters).

November 19, 2013
A CSFI round-table discussion with Woody Brock.

November 18, 2013
The regulation of benchmark indices. A CSFI round-table discussion with Richard Knox (HMT), Sophia Dancygier (Markit), Mark Beaumont (Thomason Reuters) and Kieran Smyth (Thomson Reuters).

November 6, 2013
The Balance of Competences Review. A CSFI round-table discussion with William Brandon (HMT), Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Mats Persson (Open Europe).

October 31, 2013
CSFI BBA Brussels for Breakfast (92). A breakfast round-table discussion on European regulatory issues, with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Michalis Sotiropoulos (DTCC).

October 24, 2013
The Competition Commission's report on the UK audit market. A round-table discussion with Laura Carstensen (Competition Commission), David Barnes (Deloitte), David Herbinet (Mazars) and Jonathan Hayward (Independent Audit).

October 23, 2013
A CSFI round-table discussion on the midata programme, with Julie McLynchy (BIS), William Heath (Mydex), Alan Mitchell (CTRL-SHIFT) and Stephen Smith (Lloyds).

October 21, 2013
Credit Union Expansion Project. A CSFI round-table discussion with Christine Alison, Mark Lyonette (ABCUL), Fiona Brownsell (Tusmor) and Don Kehoe (London Capital Credit Union).

October 16, 2013
The impact of current account switching on UK retail banking: A round-table discussion with Adrian Kamellard (Payments Council), Niamh Grogan (Lloyds Banking Group), Ashleye Gunn (Which?), David Parker (Accenture) and Dave Birch (Consult Hyperion).

October 15, 2013
Mass Flourishing: How grassroots innovation created jobs, challenge, and change. A CSFI round-table discussion with the author, Edmund Phelps (Columbia University).

October 9, 2013
Falling BRICS. A CSFI round-table discussion with Jim O'Neill, Lord Meghnad Desai (LSE) and Kai Stuckenbrock (S&P).

October 8, 2013
CSFI Young Economists' Group: A dinner discussion with Jesse Norman MP.

September 30, 2013
Globally systemic insurers: are policy-makers getting it right? A CSFI/Swiss Re Insurance Fellowship round-table with Paul Wright, Andrew Bulley (Bank of England), Stuart King (Promontory) and Hugh Savill (ABI).

September 26, 2013
All you need to know about sovereign debt, global banks and the eurozone crisis... A round-table discussion with Charles Dallara (Partners Group) and Chris Gentle (Deloitte UK).

September 25, 2013
CSFI BBA Brussels for Breakfast (91). A breakfast round-table discussion on European regulatory issues, with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Nicolas Véron (Bruegel/Peterson Institute).

September 24, 2013
The Road to Recovery - How and Why Economic Policy Must Change. A CSFI round-table discussion with the author, Andrew Smithers (Smithers & Co) and Chris Giles (Financial Times).

September 18, 2013
Impact investing: heading for a 'perfect storm'? A round-table discussion with Harold Rosen (Grassroots Business Fund), Clara Barby (Bridges Ventures), Martin Rich (Social Finance), Alexander Hoare (C. Hoare & Co) and Paul Blyth (Fundo SA).

September 12, 2013
Social media and financial services. A round-table discussion on who's doing it - and who's getting it right (and wrong). With Michael Robb (Cicero), Aden Davies (HSBC) and Danielle Sheerin (NixonMcInnes).

September 11, 2013
Europe’s Deadlock – How the Euro Crisis Could Be Solved – and Why It Won’t Happen. A CSFI round-table discussion with the author - David Marsh - Denis MacShane and John Redwood MP.

September 11, 2013
''The New Global Frontier: Understanding China's monetary policy". A breakfast round-table discussion on the new OMFIF report, with the authors, Gabriel Stein and John Plender (FT), and Kang Qu (Bank of China).

September 5, 2013
Branding in financial services. A CSFI round-table discussion with Michael Johnson (johnson banks), Caitlin Thomas (A new pair of glasses), David Haigh (Brand Finance), and Andrew Marshall (Cognito).

September 3, 2013
Governing Council Dinner.

July 17, 2013
Africa for dummies... an introductory round-table on new approaches to investment in Africa. With John Davie (Altra Capital), Charles Robertson (Renaissance Capital), Ada Maduakoh (Sandown Corporate), Kevin Daly (Aberdeen Asset Management) and Rosemary David-Etim (FBN Bank).

July 16, 2013
Opening up Big Data in finance: A CSFI roundtable discussion with Sir Nigel Shadbolt (Open Data Institute), Kenneth Cukier (The Economist), Julie Meyer (Ariadne Capital) and Barry James (Social Foundation).

July 11, 2013
Can Institutional Investors, including insurers, survive the current monetary conditions? The first round-table discussion in the CSFI/ Swiss Re Insurance Fellowship Programme. With Jérôme Haegeli (Swiss Re), Charles Dumas (Lombard Street Research) and Paul Wright.

July 10, 2013
Brexit. A CSFI round-table discussion with Jacques Lafitte (Avisa), Hugo Dixon (Thomson Reuters) and Dr Denis MacShane.

July 9, 2013
The global regulatory agenda. A CSFI round-table discussion with David Wright (IOSCO), Anthony Belchambers (FOA), Ruben Lee (Oxford Finance Group) and Simon Gleeson (Clifford Chance).

July 2, 2013
Stimulating the economy with new types of mobile phone money. A CSFI round-table discussion with Shann Turnbull (Sustainable Money Working Group), Dave Birch (Consult Hyperion and CSFI Fellow in Identity), Leander Binewald (New Economics Foundation) and David Boyle (New Economics Foundation).

June 26, 2013
The Eversheds Board Report. A CSFI round-table discussion with Aleen Gulvanessian (Eversheds), Jennifer Sundberg (Board Intelligence) and David Potter.

June 25, 2013
CSFI BBA Brussels for Breakfast (90). A breakfast round-table discussion on European regulatory issues, with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Mike Vercnocke (City of London).

June 20, 2013
A CSFI round-table on recovery and resolution, with Thomas Huertas (Ernst & Young) and Deborah Sabalot (Deborah A Sabalot Regulatory Consulting).

June 20, 2013
A dinner discussion with Václav Klaus, former president of the Czech Republic, with support from Ruffer LLP.

June 19, 2013
A CSFI round-table discussion on women on boards, with Alison Maitland, Sally Springbett (Sapphire Partners), Joanna Santinon (Ernst & Young) and Chuck Stephens (Barclays).

June 12, 2013
Safe to go back in the securitisation waters? A round-table on a new initiative to label asset-backed securities, with Ian Bell (PCS Initiative), Robert Plehn (Lloyds), Prashant Sood (Citi) and Philip Walsh (Fitch Ratings).

June 10, 2013
A dinner discussion with Security Minister James Brokenshire MP on Government initiatives on cyber-crime with support from Nabarro LLP.

May 30, 2013
Lessons from the banking crisis for bank strategy. A CSFI round-table discussion with Steven Davis DIBC) and Robin Monro-Davies.

May 23, 2013
Brussels for Breakfast (89). A breakfast round-table discussion on European regulatory issues, with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and David Thomas (Market News).

May 23, 2013
The FTT and beyond. A round-table discussion on prospects for a European financial transaction tax, its impact on EU financial services and alternative approaches. With Roland Phillips (HM Treasury), Shaan Devnani (London Economics), Giles Williams (KPMG) and Sony Kapoor (Re-Define).

May 20, 2013
Nowcasting China: The Chinese economy in real time. A round-table discussion on Chinese economic data with Linda Yueh (BBC), Kang Qu (Bank of China), Jinny Yan (Standard Chartered) and Professor Domenico Giannone (Now-casting).

May 16, 2013
A CSFI round-table discussion of non-bank finance with Paul David (Allianz), Peter Foldvari (M&G) and Michael Wilkins (Standard & Poor’s).

May 13, 2013
What are public equity markets for? A CSFI round-table discussion with Peter Montagnon (FRC), Kevin Gardiner (Barclays Wealth) and John Plender (FT).

May 8, 2013
A meeting of the CSFI Advisory Council with John Plender.

May 2, 2013
Investing for the long term: can investors see beyond the quarterly numbers? A round-table with Daniel Godfrey (IMA), Chris Hodge (FRC) and Andrew Smithers (Smithers & Co).

April 30, 2013
SWIFT Business Forum - London 2013. Thinking beyond compliance: turning challenges into opportunities. Click here for more information, including registration.

April 29, 2013
A CSFI round-table with the Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus.

April 23, 2013
Brussels for Breakfast (88). A breakfast round-table discussion on European regulatory issues, with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and John-Paul Dryden (Brunswick Group).

April 22, 2013
A dinner with Bob Diamond, former Chief Executive of Barclays, and a Trustee of Mayor's Fund for London.

April 17, 2013
Responsible ownership and proxy voting: a contradiction in terms or a practical necessity? A CSFI round-table with Jean-Nicolas Caprasse (ISS), Sarah Wilson (Manifest), Liz Murrall (IMA) and Freddie Woolfe (Hermes).

April 15, 2013
Legal Identifiers. A CSFI round-table discussion with George Handjinicolaou (ISDA), Mark Davies (Avox) and Gary Wright (BISS Research).

April 10, 2013
The Battle of Bretton Woods: John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and the Making of a New World Order. A CSFI round-table discussion with the author, Benn Steil.

March 27, 2013
The dangers of regulatory overkill and the consequent threat to recovery. A CSFI round-table discussion with Sir Adam Ridley and Huw van Steenis (Morgan Stanley).

March 21, 2013
Brussels for Breakfast (87): A breakfast discussion on EU regulatory issues, with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com), Victoria Main (FTI Consulting) and Belinda Doshi (Nabarro).

March 20, 2013
Credit Unions: what needs to be done? A round-table discussion on the CSFI’s interim report, with the author, Christine Allison.

March 18, 2013
A CSFI round-table discussion on annuities with Alan Brown (Schroders).

March 13, 2013
A CSFI round-table discussion on education/training/skills, with Lord Adonis, Christine Davatz-Höchner (Swiss Federation for Trade & Industry), John Morewood (HSBC) and Alison Fuller (University of Southampton).

March 12, 2013
CSFI Young Economists' Group: A dinner discussion with Douglas Flint (HSBC).

March 12, 2013
Investing for Prosperity: a round-table on the findings of the LSE Growth Commission with two of the commissioners: John van Reenen (co-chair) and Rachel Lomax and Stian Westlake (NESTA). To read the report, please click here.

March 11, 2013
The short-term credit market. A CSFI round-table discussion with Henry Raine (Wonga), Russell Hamblin-Boone (Consumer Finance Association) and Mark Haslam (StepChange).

March 4, 2013
Older people and personal finance: A round-table discussion on the problems the elderly face in the personal finance area, with Prof. Andrew Monk (University of York), Rowena Crawford (IFS), Keith Gold and Mervyn Kohler (Age UK).

February 27, 2013
Citi/ DfID/CSFI Development Fellowship – Working Group 3 – Improving the financial capability of low and middle income clients. A round-table discussion with CSFI Fellow, Sam Mendelson, Shaun Mundy (Financial Literacy Group) and Sian Williams (Toynbee Hall). 

February 26, 2013
Brussels for Breakfast (86). A breakfast round-table discussion on European regulatory issues, with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Huw Jones (Thomson Reuters).

February 26, 2013
A CSFI round-table discussion with Panicos O. Demetriades, Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus and Andrew Cunningham (Darien Middle East).

February 25, 2013
A Young Economists dinner with Nigel Farage MEP. Held at Ruffer LLP.

February 20, 2013
Peer-to-peer lending. A round-table discussion with Christine Farnish (Consumer Focus), Giles Andrews (Zopa) and Andrew Mullinger (Finding Circle).

February 19, 2013
A dinner discussion with Andrew Bailey, Deputy Governor, Bank of England, and managing director of its Prudential Business Unit.

February 18, 2013
"The Balance of Competences Review” – the impact of the EU on the UK. A CSFI round-table on the July 2012 FCO report, with Howard Miller (TheCityUK), Mark Twigg (Cicero), David Green and David Reed (Kreab Gavin Anderson).

February 14, 2013
Implementing Vickers. A CSFI round-table discussion with John Ford (Logica), George Graham (RBS) and Yvonne Rodgers (Barclays).

February 12, 2013
A dinner discussion with Leszek Balcerowicz, former finance minister and central bank governor of Poland, and Professor of Economics at the University of Warsaw.

February 11, 2013
Measuring the corporate tax take. A round-table discussion on the total tax contribution made to the public finances by UK corporates, with Andrew Packman (PwC) and John Christensen (Tax Justice Network).

February 6, 2013
The Kay Review of UK Equity Markets: A dinner discussion with Professor John Kay

February 4, 2013
Rewarding firms for doing the right thing: making good pay in the longer term. A round-table discussion with Duncan Minty, Paul H. Dembinski and  Christopher Megone (University of Leeds).

January 31, 2013
The SME Finance Forum: A round-table discussion on the global issue of financing small and medium  enterprises, with Matthew Gamser (IFC/SME Finance Forum) and Valeria Della Rosa (EBRD).

January 21, 2013
Independent Research: because they're worth it". A round-table discussion of the recent CSFI report with the author, Vince Heaney, Peter Allen (Lombard Street Research) and Richard Kramer (Arete).

January 15, 2013
Brussels for Breakfast (85). A breakfast round-table discussion on European regulatory issues, with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Nicolas Veron (Bruegel/ Peterson Institute for International Economics).

January 9, 2013
Corporate governance and listing standards. A round-table discussion with Julian Franks (London Business School), Chris Woods (FTSE Group) and Andrew Hill (FT).

January 8, 2013
Sovereign debt reschedulings: learning from the Argentine experience. A CSFI round-table discussion with Benu Schneider (UN Financing for Development Office), Deborah Zandstra (Clifford Chance) and Michael Waibel (Cambridge University).