2014


December 18, 2014
CSFI BBA Brussels for Breakfast (105). A breakfast round-table discussion on European regulatory issues with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com), Alexandria Carr QC (Mayer Brown), Hans Hack (FTI Consulting) and John Rega (MLex). Hosted by the BBA.

December 9, 2014
Transaction banking and the impact of regulatory change. With Ruth Wandhofer (Citi).

December 8, 2014
Risk Culture. With Patricia Jackson (EY), Louise Redmond (Risk Culture Insights), Peter Montagnon (Institute of Business Ethics), Robert Potter (Hays plc) and Alan Judes (Strategic Remuneration).

December 2, 2014
EU Capital Markets Union. With Hugo Dixon (Reuters Breakingviews), William Wright (New Financial) and Simon Lewis (AFME).

November 26, 2014
Digital Currencies. With Simon Dixon (BankToTheFuture), Garrick Hileman (LSE) and Adam Vaziri (DIACLE).

November 25, 2014
ECB Comprehensive Assessment. With Tom Huertas (EY), Nicolas Véron (Brugel) and James Ferguson (MacroStrategy).

November 18, 2014
CSFI BBA Brussels for Breakfast (104). A breakfast round-table discussion on European regulatory issues with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com), David Harley (Burson-Marsteller) and Professor Rosa Lastra (Queen Mary University). Hosted by the BBA.

November 18, 2014
Microfinance Banana Skins 2014. With Deborah Drake (Accion), David Lascelles (CSFI) and Sam Mendelson (Arc Finance).

November 17, 2014
Investment Strategies. A CSFI/PIC Pensions Fellowship round-table with David Blake (Pensions Institute), Ashok Gupta (Financial Reporting Council), Tom Boardman (NEST), Mark Gull (PIC) and Jane Fuller (Pensions Fellow).

November 13, 2014
Finance and Diplomacy. With David Mulford (Credit Suisse).

November 11, 2014
CSFI 21st Birthday Party at the Old Library, Guildhall. With Prof. Nouriel Roubini, Dame Felicity Lott and the City of London Sinfonia.

November 3, 2014
CSFI Swiss Re Insurance Fellowship round-table discussion with Walter Kielholz (Swiss Re), Michael Butt (Axis Capital), Andrew Bailey (BofE) and Paul Wright (Insurance Fellow). 

October 28, 2014
Independent Review of the Money Advice Service. A CSFI breakfast round-table (8:30-10:00am) with Christine Farnish (Consumer Futures), Otto Thoresen (ABI), Michelle Highman (The Money Charity) and Steve Johnson (AdviceUK).

October 21, 2014
“De-risking” of DB pension funds. A CSFI/PIC Pensions Fellowship breakfast round-table (8:30-10:00am) with John Llewellyn (Llewellyn Consulting) and Inder Dhingra (Law Debenture).

October 20, 2014
Sovereign Debt. With Joanna Perkins (Financial Markets Law Committee), Robert Gray (HSBC), Leland Goss (ICMA) and Ann Pettifor (Prime Economicus).

October 15, 2014
CSFI Brussels for Breakfast (103). A breakfast round-table discussion on European regulatory issues with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and David Reed (Kreab Gavin Anderson).

October 13, 2014
Securitisation and SME lending. With Richard Hopkin (AFME) and Ashley Kibblewhite (PRA).

October 6, 2014
A meeting of the CSFI Advisory Council, with John Plender (FT).

October 2, 2014
The rising cost of regulatory penalties. A CSFI round-table discussion with Roger McCormick (CCP Research Foundation), Michael Foot (Promontory Financial Group), Clifford Smout (Deloitte) and John Gall (Banking Standards Review Council).

October 1, 2014
Regulating the debt management industry – has the FCA done enough? A CSFI round-table discussion with Matthew Cheetham (Harrington Brooks) and Damon Gibbons (Centre for Responsible Credit).

September 24, 2014
Foreign Exchange Benchmarks: A round-table discussion on the FSB’s recent report, with Paul Fisher (Bank of England) and Kevin Milne.

September 23, 2014
An early harvest of the achievements of the Archbishop of Canterbury's Task Group on Responsible Credit and Savings, with the Task Group's chairman, Sir Hector Sants, Christine Allison (CSFI) and Malcolm Brown (Church of England).

September 18, 2014
Collateral Management. With Manmohan Singh (IMF), Ron Anderson (LSE), Saheed Awan (Euroclear), Kathleen Tyson Quah (Granularity) and Richard Metcalfe (Investment Management Association).

September 18, 2014
A CSFI breakfast discussion on the FCA with Christopher Woolard (FCA).

September 16, 2014
EU membership and the alternatives. With Simon Gleeson (Clifford Chance), Andrew Lilico (Europe Economics), Moorad Choudhry (Brunel University) and Ruth Lea (Arbuthnot Banking Group).

September 11, 2014
Brussels for Breakfast (102): A breakfast discussion on EU regulatory issues, with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and John-Paul Dryden (Brunswick).

September 10, 2014
Breakfast round-table discussion on Europe, with Nicolas Véron.

September 9, 2014
The future of the bank branch: A round-table discussion on their recent report, with Louise Brett and Harvey Lewis (Deloitte), and with Derek French (Campaign for Community Banking).

September 3, 2014
Hedging climate and carbon risk: How? and/or Why? A round-table discussion with Bob Litterman (Kepos Capital), Abyd Karmali (Bank of America Merrill Lynch), Dimitri Zenghelis (London School of Economics), John Ward (Vivid Economics), Guy Turner (University of Oxford Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment), Michael Mainelli (Z/Yen) and Colin Tipping (Friends Life).

July 23, 2014
CSFI BBA Brussels for Breakfast (101). A breakfast round-table discussion on European regulatory issues with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Mark Foster (Kreab Gavin Anderson).

July 21, 2014
Bad Banks: Greed, Incompetence and the Next Global Crisis. A CSFI round-table discussion with the author, Alex Brummer.

July 17, 2014
Alternative Finance in China. A CSFI round-table discussion with Bai Chengyu, Secretary-General of the China Association of Microfinance and Andy Davis, plus a delegation of alternative finance providers from China.

July 15, 2014
CDC Pensions. A CSFI PIC Pensions Fellowship round-table with John Ralfe (John Ralfe Consulting), Kevin Westbroom (Aon Hewitt), Louise Inward (PIC), Mark Rowlinson (First Actuarial) and Jane Fuller.

July 9, 2014
The privatisation of Royal Mail. A CSFI round-table with Matthew Rees (NAO), Duncan Campbell-Smith, John Chown (Chown Dewhurst) and Brian Groom (FT).

July 8, 2014
Falling BRICs ? A CSFI round-table discussion on Brazil with Sir Peter Heap (former UK Ambassador to Brazil/OMFIF), Winston Moore (OMFIF) and Jonathan Wheatley (FT).

July 7, 2014
SME Finance/Private Placements. A CSFI/Swiss Re Insurance Fellowship round-table with John Godfrey (L&G), Malcolm Small (IoD), Mark Tilden (Ares & Co) and Paul Wright.

July 3, 2014
Shredded: Inside RBS, the Bank That Broke Britain. A CSFI round-table dicussion with the author, Ian Fraser.

July 2, 2014
BitPesa. A CSFI round-table on the recently launched remittance service with Elizabeth Rossiello and Amy Ludlum (BitPesa) and Kevin Watkins (ODI).

July 1, 2014
Corporate Culture. A CSFI round-table with Anthony Carey (Mazars), Paul Moxey (ACCA) and Mike Everett (Standard Life).

June 30, 2014
Is China at risk of a financial crisis? A CSFI round-table discussion with Michael Taylor (Moodys) and Madhur Jha (Standard Chartered).

June 25, 2014
The potential impact of caps in the short-term credit market. A CSFI round-table discussion with Karen Rowlingson and Jodi Gardner (University of Birmingham), Peter Tutton (StepChange), and Michelle De Cort (DWP).

June 24, 2014
International Insurance Supervision. A CSFI Swiss Re Insurance Fellowship round-table with Paolo Cadoni (PRA), Fernley Dyson (Ageas), Ian Tower, and Paul Wright.

June 18, 2014
Pensions advice. A CSFI/PIC Pensions Fellowship round-table with Jamie Jenkins (Standard Life), Robert Gardner (Redington), Mick McAteer (Financial Inclusion Centre), Michelle Cracknell (Pensions Advisory Service) and Jane Fuller.

June 17, 2014
CSFI BBA Brussels for Breakfast (100). A breakfast round-table discussion on European regulatory issues with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com), David Harley (Burson-Marsteller), and Mats Person (Open Europe).

June 9, 2014
Banking Banana Skins 2014. A CSFI round-table on the recent survey with David Lascelles, Susan Rice (Lloyds), Martin Etheridge (PRA) and Richard Smith (PwC).

June 5, 2014
Moving Money: International Financial Flows, Taxes, & Money Laundering. A CSFI round-table with the authors, Richard Gordon (Case Western Reserve University) and Andrew P. Morriss (University of Alabama) and Geoff Cook (Jersey Finance).

June 3, 2014
Financial Ontologies. A CSFI round-table discussion with Alistair Milne (Loughborough University), Nathanaël Benjamin (PRA), Marcelle von Wendland Chartered (Fincore) and Mike Bennett (EDM Council).

May 29, 2014
Identity is the New Money. A CSFI round-table discussion with the author, David Birch and David Rennie (Cabinet Office).

May 28, 2014
Crowdfunding. A CSFI round-table discussion with Barry Sheerman, MP, David Geale (FCA), Julia Groves (UK Crowdfunding Association), Simon Dixon (BankToTheFuture.com) and Barry James (The Social Foundation).

May 28, 2014
A CSFI dinner discussion with Charles Taylor (Office of the Comptroller of the Currency). With support from Dentons.

May 20, 2014
CSFI BBA Brussels for Breakfast (99). A breakfast round-table discussion on European regulatory issues with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Hans Hack (FTI).

May 13, 2014
Financing growth in the UK ‘Mittelstand’. A CSFI breakfast discussion with Andrew Van der Lem, (British Business Bank), Andrew Freeman (The Finance Foundation),  Marte Borhaug (CBI) and Alex Coad (University of Sussex).

May 13, 2014
The In/Out Question. A CSFI round-table discussion with the author, Hugo Dixon, Ruth Lea (Arbuthnot) and Vicky Pryce.

May 12, 2014
The Global Financial Centres Index. A CSFI round-table discussion on the recently published index with Mark Yeandle (Z/Yen), Angus Knowles-Cutler (Deloitte) and Gary Campkin.

May 7, 2014
The Banking Reform Bill. A CSFI round-table discussion with Yvonne Rodgers (Barclays), Emily Adler (Lloyds), George Graham (RBS) and Lupus Maltzahn (Accenture).

April 30, 2014
Help to Buy more beneficial: What if extended or axed? A CSFI round-table discussion of the recent report with the authors Huw Van Steenis (Morgan Stanley) and Charles Goodhart, and Michael Coogan.

April 29, 2014
The challenges of regulating high cost short-term credit. A CSFI round-table discussion with Nadege Genetay (FCA), Russell Hamblin-Boone (Consumer Finance Association), Jodi Gardner (University of Birmingham), Damon Gibbons (Centre for Responsible Credit) and Christine Allison (CSFI).

April 23, 2014
The India elections: Implications for the economy and for the financial sector. A round-table discussion with Lord Desai (LSE/OMFIF), Avinash Vazirani (Jupiter), and Deepak Lalwani (Lalcap).

April 15, 2014
CSFI BBA Brussels for Breakfast (98). A breakfast round-table discussion on European regulatory issues with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Nickolas Reinhardt (Afore Consulting).

April 10, 2014
A dinner discussion with Sharon Bowles MEP. With support from King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin.

April 1, 2014
How to make retirement saving safer straight away. A dinner discussion with Lord Hutton of Furness.

March 31, 2014
Changes to annuities and the market impact. A CSFI round-table with Oonagh McDonald, Alan Brown (Schroders), David Pitt-Watson and Jonathan Stapleton (Professional Pensions).

March 27, 2014
Don’t Start from Here. A CSFI round-table discussion with the author, David Shirreff (Economist), Sir Malcolm Williamson (CSFI/Friends Life) and Sir Thomas Harris (Standard Chartered).

March 27, 2014
CSFI BBA Brussels for Breakfast (97). A breakfast round-table discussion on European regulatory issues with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com), Gergely Polner (BBA) and Mike Vercnocke (City of London).

March 25, 2014
A CSFI Young Economists' dinner with Kay Swinburne MEP.

March 24, 2014
Auto-enrolment. A CSFI/Pension Insurance Corporation Pensions Fellowship round-table discussion with Tim Jones (NEST), Morten Nilsson (NOW Pensions) and Darren Philp (B&CE / The People’s Pension).

March 18, 2014
A CSFI round-table series on Russia, part of the 'Falling BRICS' series in association with OMFIF. With Liam Halligan (The Telegraph), Richard Segal (Jefferies) and Richard Connolly (University of Birmingham).

March 17, 2014
A CSFI round-table on the European elections. With David Reed (Kreab Gavin Anderson), John Paul Dryden (Brunswick), Daniel Hodson (Business for Britain), and Mats Persson (Open Europe).

March 13, 2014
The Banking Standards Review. A CSFI round-table with Sir Richard Lambert, Michael Lafferty (Laffterty/OMFIF), Iain Martin (The Telegraph) and Alastair Graham (GARP).

March 12, 2014
Are consumers getting a fair deal in insurance? A CSFI/Swiss Re Insurance Fellowship round-table Caroline Gardner (FCA), Sue Lewis (FSCP), Cindy Chan (Deloitte), Adam Beckett (Aviva), Stuart King (Promontory), and Paul Wright.

March 11, 2014
Infrastructure investment and pension funds. A CSFI/Pension Insurance Corporation Pensions Fellowship round-table with Sir John Armitt (Olympic Delivery Authority), Geoffrey Spence (Infrastructure UK), John Llewellyn (Llewellyn Consulting) and Tracy Blackwell (PIC).

March 5, 2014
Kidnap and ransom. A CSFI round-table with Alexander Evans (UN), Peter Dobbs (Catlin), Matt Boynton (Control Risks) and a representative from Terra Firma.

March 4, 2014
GDP: A Brief but Affectionate History. A CSFI round-table on the soon to be published book with the author, Diane Coyle and Joe Grice (ONS).

March 3, 2014
The resolution of insurers. A CSFI/Swiss Re Insurance Fellowship round-table with Tom Huertas (EY), Simon Gleeson (Clifford Chance), Hugh Savill (ABI), Tom Crossland (PRA) and Paul Wright.

February 26, 2014
Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit. A CSFI round-table discussion on the soon to be published book with one of the authors, Charles Calomiris and John Plender (FT),

February 25, 2014
Supply Chain Finance. A CSFI round-table discussion with Simon Templar (Cranfield), Andy Davis, Louise Beaumont (Platform Black), Chris Ashcroft (Oxygen Finance) and Damian Crowe (Obillex).

February 24, 2014
Climate bonds, green bonds… Fad, folly, or here to stay? A round-table discussion on one of the fastest growing financial markets, with Sean Kidney (Climate Bonds Initiative), Julia Hoggett (Bank of America Merrill Lynch) Sam Fankhauser (LSE), Raj Thamotheram and Martin Schoenberg (Climate Change Capital).

February 19, 2014
CSFI BBA Brussels for Breakfast (96). A breakfast round-table discussion on European regulatory issues with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Alexandria Carr (Mayer Brown).

February 18, 2014
Pension costs and charges. A Pension Insurance Corporation/CSFI Pensions Fellowship round-table with Debbie Harrison (The Pensions Institute), Pauline Skypala (FT), Peter Morris, Jonathan Lipkin (IMA), Adrian Boulding (Legal & General) and Jane Fuller.

February 11, 2014
FATCA and other tax changes. A CSFI round-table with Richard Hay (Stikeman Elliott), Malcolm Collings (PwC), Jeffrey Gould (Frank Hirth) and Kristopher Heck (Tanager Wealth Management) and Liz Zitzow (British-American Tax).

February 10, 2014
The impact of new regulation on derivatives. A CSFI round-table discussion with George Handjinicolaou (ISDA), Henry Hunter (Markit), Jonathan Herbst (Norton Rose Fulbright) and Ruben Lee (Oxford Finance Group).

February 10, 2014
A CSFI Young Economists' dinner with Andy Haldane.

January 22, 2014
A CSFI Young Economists' dinner with Mark Preston.

January 21, 2014
Alternative capital in reinsurance. A CSFI/Swiss Re Insurance Fellowship round-table with Luca Albertini (Leadenhall Capital Partners), Jean Louis Monnier (Swiss Re), Phil Rivett (PwC) and Paul Wright.

January 14, 2014
CSFI BBA Brussels for Breakfast (95). A breakfast round-table discussion on European regulatory issues with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Andrew Procter (Deutsche Bank).

January 13, 2014
The EMIR challenge. A round-table discussion with Iain Scott (State Street), Malavika Solanki (LCH Clearnet), Andrew Douglas (DTCC) and Steve Taylor (CSC).

January 9, 2014
Credit Unions and short-term credit. A round-table discussion with Christine Allison, Gareth Evans (Financial Inclusion Centre), Angela Clements (Citysave), Joan Driscoll (LMCU) and Jonathon Read (Your Credit Union).