2016


December 13, 2016

FinTech for Breakfast (14): With Izabella Kaminska (FT), Andrew Graham (IBM) and Karan Shanmugarajah (WealthKernel).

December 12, 2016

Climate risk, “stranded” assets and the responsibilities of asset owners: A dinner discussion with John Hewson (AODP), Sharan Burrow (ITUC), Tom Burke (3EG), Lois Guthrie (Climate Disclosure Standards Board) and Julian Poulter (AODP).

December 6, 2016

Brussels for Breakfast (125): A breakfast discussion on EU regulatory issues, with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Karel Lannoo (CEPS).

November 30, 2016

Assessing Bank Quality: Can Simple Methods be Applied to a Pile of Complex Data? A lunchtime round-table discussion with Bruce Packard (Lafferty Group), George Graham, Simon Samuels, Bridget Gandy (Fitch Ratings) and Justin Bisseker (Schroders).

November 30, 2016

An Update on Project Innovate and the Regulatory Sandbox: A breakfast discussion with Anna Wallace (FCA), Dan Morgan (Innovate Finance), Giles Andrews (Zopa), Peter Randall (SETL) and Andrew Henderson (Eversheds).

November 29, 2016

Rapid Transformation Ahead: Disruptive Technologies, Innovation and Shaping the Future of Post-Trade. A half-day convened by the DTCC in collaboration with the CSFI.

November 18, 2016

New York CSFI: Why ‘Brexit’ Matters to US Financial Firms. A round-table discussion with Kay Swinburne (European Parliament), Mark Boleat (City of London/EFSCAC), Anthony Belchambers (FSN Forum/All-Party Parliamentary Group on Wholesale Markets), John Authers (FT) and Nick O’Neill (Clifford Chance).

November 10, 2016

The Limits of Monetary Policy: A dinner discussion with Jamie Dannhauser (Ruffer LLP), Roger Bootle (Capital Economics), Chris Giles (FT) and James Ferguson (MacroStrategy).

November 8, 2016

Banks & Brexit Decisions. An evening reception with Michael Sholem (Davis, Polk & Wardwell) in association with the London Institute of Banking & Finance.

November 8, 2016

Brussels for Breakfast (124). A breakfast discussion on EU regulatory issues, with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Nicolas Veron (Bruegel/Peterson Institute).

November 2, 2016

FinTech for Breakfast (13). A monthly briefing on developments in technology driven financial services. With Izabella Kaminska (FT Alphaville) andTom Graham (Accenture).

November 1, 2016

CSFI Advisory Council. With John Plender (FT).

October 27,  2016

Early harvest of the results from the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association’s DB Taskforce Call for Evidence: With Ashok Gupta, David Fairs and Jonathan Ford (FT).

October 26, 2016

Transparency and incentives in investment management. With Daniel Godfrey (The People’s Trust), John Barrass (Wealth Management Association), Scott Dobbie (Deutsche Bank), Andy Agathangelou (Transparency Task Force) and Jane Fuller (CSFI).

October 20, 2016

The future of AIM: With Marcus Stuttard (London Stock Exchange), Kate Burgess (FT), Tom Hinton (SyndicateRoom) and Alasdair Steele (Nabarro).

October 11, 2016

Brussels for Breakfast (123): A breakfast discussion on EU regulatory issues, with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Hans Hack (FTI Consulting).

October 4, 2016

A dinner discussion: with Dame Colette Bowe (Chair, Banking Standards Board).

September 29, 2016

“Financial Inclusion Banana Skins 2016”: A round-table discussion on the recent CSFI report with David Lascelles (editor), Deborah Drake (Center for Financial Inclusion) and Philip Brown (Citi), Mike Warmington (One Acre Fund), Richard Leftley (MicroEnsure Holdings) and Nish Kotecha (Geosansar).

September 28, 2016

FinTech for Breakfast (12): A monthly briefing on developments in technology-driven financial services. With Izabella Kaminska (FT Alphaville)and Matthew Gardiner (Catch London).

September 19, 2016

Bank resolution in Europe: A dinner discussion with Dominique Laboureix (Single Resolution Board) and Andrew Gracie (Bank of England).

September 19, 2016             

“The Real Sterling Crisis: Why the UK needs a policy to keep the exchange rate down” A round-table discussion on the recent Civitas report, with the authors, Roger Bootle & John Mills, and Liam Halligan.

September 14, 2016

CSFI ‘Young Economists’ Group: A dinner discussion with Sir Clive Cowdery .

September 13, 2016

Brussels for Breakfast (122): A breakfast discussion on EU regulatory issues, with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Peter Snowdon (Norton Rose Fulbright).

September 12, 2016

Equity crowdfunding: Moving beyond the teenage years. With Tom Britton (SyndicateRoom), Monica Tigleanu and Fred Ling (AIG), Neha Manaktala (DeadlIndex) and Alex Heath (CrowdRating).

September 5, 2016

What can “blockchain” do for the wholesale insurance market? A round-table discussion with Michael Mainelli (Z/Yen) and Steve Webb (PwC).

July 21, 2016

FinTech for Breakfast (10): A monthly briefing on developments in technology-driven financial services. With Kadhim Shubber (FT Alphaville), Huy Nguyen Trieu (Disruptive Finance) and Dylan Bourguignon (So-Sure).

July 21, 2016

“Science, the State and the City: Britain’s struggle to succeed in biotechnology”: A round-table discussion on their new book, with the authors, Geoffrey Owen and Michael Hopkins, and Mike Standing (Deloitte) and Colin Hailey (Confluence Tax).

July 12, 2016

InsurTech: ‘Opportunity Awaits’. A round-table on PwC’s report, with the author, Jonathan Howe, Freddy Macnamara (Cuvva), Renaud Million (SPIXII) and Dylan Bourguignon (So-Sure).

July 12, 2016

Brussels for Breakfast: an update on the latest developments in EU financial regulation. With Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and David Reed (Kreab).

July 6, 2016

Whither China? A round-table discussion on where China stands today, and what its economic prospects mean for global financial stability. With Michael Taylor (Moody’s Investors Service), Dr. Jan Knoerich (KCL), Miller Guo (GF International Asset Management) and Miranda Carr (Haitong Securities UK).

July 5, 2016

Has the regulatory pendulum started to swing back in the banks’ favour?A round-table discussion with Francesco Guerrera (Politico), Sam Tymms (Promontory), James Chew (HSBC), Tony Greenham (RSA), Emran Mian (Social Market Foundation) and Hans Hack (FTI Consulting).

June 28, 2016

The future for investment in Cuba. Ambassador Vicente Sotolongo, Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal (Queen Mary University of London), Andrew Macdonald (Havana Energy), Lord Hutton (Cuba Initiative)

June 27, 2016

Taking stock of the EU referendum result. With Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com), John Redwood MP, Alexandria Carr (Mayer Brown), Wes Himes (Instinctif), Mark Foster (Kreab)

June 20, 2016

Making the blockchain work in the post-trade landscape: A round-table discussion with Rob Palatnick (DTCC), Alistair Milne (Loughborough University), Thorsten Peisl (RISE Financial Technologies), Peter Randall (SETL) and Ajit Tripathi (PwC).

June 15, 2016             

The “Politically-exposed Persons” regime: What is it? And should we care? A round-table discussion with Mark Turkington (HSBC), Stephen Lock (Old Mutual), Richard Alexander (SOAS) and Zia Ullah (Eversheds).

June 13, 2016

Insurance for the ‘sharing economy’. A round-table discussion with Cristiano Pizzocheri (SafeShare Insurance), Michael Mainelli (Z/Yen), Jonathan Howe (PwC), Merilee Karr (UnderTheDoormat), Ari Kestin (Nimber) and Emma Bate (DAC Beachcroft).

June 7, 2016

Rent-to-Own: A better deal for consumers? A round-table discussion with Yvonne Fovargue MP, Gareth Evans (Financial Inclusion Centre), Angela Clements (Fair For You), Vicky McCourt (Smarterbuys) and Christine Allison (CSFI).

June 7, 2016

“What if…?” A round-table discussion on the practical consequences of a vote for ‘Brexit’ on ‘passporting’, with Simon Gleeson (Clifford Chance), Jonathan Herbst (Norton Rose Fulbright) and Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com).

June 1, 2016

Can a change in accounting stop the next financial crisis? A round-table discussion with Sue Lloyd (IASB), Tony Clifford (EY), Glen Suarez (Knight Vinke), and Eric Tracey (GO Investment Partners).

June 1, 2016

FinTech for Breakfast (9): A monthly briefing on developments in technology driven financial services. With Izabella Kaminska (FT Alphaville) and Liliana Reasor (Novus Ordo Capital).

May 25, 2016

The IMF’s “Global Financial Stability Report”: A breakfast discussion with José Viñals.

May 24, 2016                

Brussels for Breakfast (120): A breakfast discussion on EU regulatory issues, with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com), Wes Himes (Instinctif Partners) and Peter Snowdon (Norton Rose Fulbright).

May 16, 2016

CSFI “Young Economists’” dining group: A dinner discussion with Sir Howard Davies

May 16, 2016                          

The growing impact of social investing: A round-table discussion with Madeleine Thornton and Daniel Godfrey (Big Issue Invest), Tomás Carruthers (Social Stock Exchange) and Rodney Schwartz (ClearlySo).

May 11, 2016

The Office of Tax Simplification: can it do what it says on the tin? A round-table discussion, with Angela Knight and John Whiting (Office of Tax Simplification), Colin Ben-Nathan (KPMG) and Stephen Herring (Institute of Directors).

May 9, 2016                           

Taking stock of innovation in ETFs: A round-table discussion with Deborah Fuhr (ETFGI), Howie Li (ETF Securities), Peter Sleep (7IM) and Pierre Khemdoudi (Markit).

May 6, 2016

ASIA-PAC Economic Outlook: A breakfast discussion with Roberto Guimarães (IMF) and James Kynge (FT).

May 4, 2016

PSD 2: A review of the latest Payment Services Directive. With Ruth Wandhöfer (Citi), Jeremy Light (Accenture), and Simon Newstead (VocaLink).

May 3, 2016

The Church of England, ethical finance and the problem of financial exclusion: A round-table discussion with Sir Hector Sants (Archbishop of Canterbury’s Task Group), Malcolm Brown (Church of England), Tom Sefton (LifeSavers), David Barclay (CCCN), the Ven. Antony MacRow-Wood and Mick McAteer (The Financial Inclusion Centre).

April 27, 2016

“Global Shell Games” - how to disguise beneficial corporate ownership. A round-table discussion with Prof. Jason Sharman (Griffith University), Geoff Cook  (Jersey Finance) and Ray McCann (New Quadrant Partners).

April 26, 2016

PropTech: innovation in property finance. A round-table discussion with Emma Huepfl (Laxfield Capital), John Goodall (Landbay), Rod Lockhart (LendInvest) and Brian Bartaby (Proplend).

April 25, 2016

Investing for fun and profit: A round-table discussion on the macroeconomic and geopolitical outlook, with some of the City’s best-known strategists. (Including George Magnus, Kevin Gardner, Keith Wade, Neville Hill, Diana Choyleva, Simon French and Nick Carn).

April 20, 2016

The current state of financial market reform in the US. A round-table discussion, with Dennis Kelleher (Better Markets), Patrick Jenkins (FT), David Shirreff and Rick Watson (AFME).

March 30, 2016

FinTech for Breakfast (8): A monthly briefing on developments in technology-driven financial services. With Izabella Kaminska (FT Alphaville), Neil Darke (The Lifehouse.Co) and Freddy Kelly (Credit Kudos).

March 22, 2016

Digitisation and a Single Market in financial services. Two CEPS/CSFI Working Group meetings on banking and non-life insurance.

March 22, 2016

Brussels for Breakfast (119): A breakfast discussion on EU regulatory issues, with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Nicolas Véron (Bruegel/Peterson Institute).

March 21, 2016

The robo-advice revolution: fact or fiction? A round-table discussion with Nick Hungerford (Nutmeg), Richard Anderson (Lloyds Bank), Angelos Gousios (Cerulli Associates), Malcolm Hurlston (Hurlstons) and Lucy Frew (Kemp Little).

March 16, 2016

Behaviour and culture: What should regulators do? A round-table discussion, with Wijnand Nuijts (De Nederlandsche Bank), Christopher Forster (Bank of England), Greg Davies (Barclays), Dr. Meloria Meschi (FTI) and Peter Montagnon (Institute of Business Ethics).

March 15, 2016

Another New Dawn for Argentina? A round-table discussion on prospects for the Argentine economy. With Miguel Braun (Ministry of Production), John Hughes (Canning House), John Carroll (Santander), Kevin Daly (Aberdeen), Andrew Shutter (Cleary Gottlieb) and Oren Sussman (University of Oxford).

March 14, 2016

Remuneration – the ‘third rail’ of the investment banking/asset management business. A round-table discussion with William Wright (New Financial), Cliff Weight (MM&K), Tom Gosling (PwC) and Marian Bloodworth (Kemp Little).

March 10, 2016

FinTech for Breakfast (7). With Izabella Kaminska (FT Alphaville), Mike Baliman (London FinTech Podcast) and Tom Foster-Carter (Curve).

March 7, 2016

Incentives to save vs fiscal responsibility: a round-table discussion on pensions with Tim Jones (ex-NEST), Daniela Silcock (Pensions Policy Institute), Michael Johnson (Centre for Policy Studies) and Gemma Tetlow (IFS).

March 2, 2016

India. A round-table discussion with Dr. Anand Kumar (Union Bank of India), Madhur Jha (Standard Chartered), David Cornell (Ocean Dial) and Dr Pallavi Roy (SOAS).

February 2, 2016

FinTech for Breakfast. With Izabella Kaminska (FT Alphaville) and Dave Birch (Consult Hyperion).

January 28, 2016            

Brexit in Brussels. With Kay Swinburne MEP, Roger Bootle (Capital Economics), Doug Shaw (Roxbury Asset Management), Stanislas Yassukovich and Jeremy Browne (City of London).

January 25, 2016

What can an anti-IFF strategy hope to achieve in the global economy? With Tom Keatinge (RUSI), Commander Chris Greany (City of London Police), Donald Toon (National Crime Agency), Stephen Lock (Old Mutual Group) and Zia Ullah (Eversheds).

January 20, 2016

Digital banking: what innovation? With Hakim Mendjeli, Tom Blomfield (Mondo), Ankit Chhajer (RBS), Tim France-Massey (Wipro Digital) and Chris Hill (Kemp Little).

January 12, 2016

CSFI BBA Brussels for Breakfast (117). A breakfast discussion on European regulatory issues with Graham Bishop (grahambishop.com) and Alexandria Carr (Mayer Brown).