The Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation is a forum for debate and research about the future of the international finance services sector.

 

Events

Big Data in Insurance

Thursday, December 6

Speakers

  • Dave Birch

  • Jo Ann Barefoot (Barefoot Innovation Group)

  • Matt Cullen (ABI)


Publications

 Raising the UK state pension age is not enough to address the challenges caused by an ageing population. The UK Government should instead support an ‘active ageing’ environment, which would improve health and economic activity among those aged over 50, according to our latest report - by Professor Les Mayhew of Cass Business School.

Raising the UK state pension age is not enough to address the challenges caused by an ageing population. The UK Government should instead support an ‘active ageing’ environment, which would improve health and economic activity among those aged over 50, according to our latest report - by Professor Les Mayhew of Cass Business School.

 Although MiFID II is designed to combat the distribution of free or cheap research to asset managers as an inducement to trade, its initial impact has heightened nervousness about predatory pricing and unfair competition.

Although MiFID II is designed to combat the distribution of free or cheap research to asset managers as an inducement to trade, its initial impact has heightened nervousness about predatory pricing and unfair competition.

 New technology is delivering considerable benefits to the financial inclusion market – but is also creating new risks that service providers need to manage if they are to succeed.  This is the main conclusion of a new survey of the risks (or Banana Skins) in the provision of financial services to people in emerging markets who have little or no access to these services.

New technology is delivering considerable benefits to the financial inclusion market – but is also creating new risks that service providers need to manage if they are to succeed.

This is the main conclusion of a new survey of the risks (or Banana Skins) in the provision of financial services to people in emerging markets who have little or no access to these services.


Podcasts

Andrew Hilton (CSFI), Pete Hahn (London Institute of Banking & Finance) and Anthony Belchambers (Financial Services Negotiation Forum) try to digest the week's news and what it all means for UK Financial Services.

Note: this recording was made on the Monday after the June 2017 General Election.

Jane Fuller, CSFI co-director, sat down with Francesco Guerrera (Politico) and Sam Tymms (Promontory) to discuss whether there is a regulatory pendulum in banking - and in whose favour it is swinging.

Jane Fuller, CSFI co-director, discusses the Office of Tax Simplification's agenda for 2016 and beyond.

Christine Allison, CSFI Financial Inclusion Fellow, talks to Malcolm Brown, director of the Church's Mission & Public Affairs Department, about the role of the Church of England in providing socially responsible financial services.

Jane Fuller, co-director of the CSFI, talks to Brian Bartaby (CEO of Proplend) following the Centre's April 26 round-table on innovations in property finance.

Jane Fuller, co-director of the CSFI, talks to Tim Jones (former CEO of NEST) following the Centre's March 7 round-table on the Chancellor's priorities for pensions reform.



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FinTech

 

The CSFI aims to bridge the gap between emerging financial innovators and established institutions through a programme of round-tables, presentations, product demos and workshops. Contact us to find out more. 

 

Financial World

 

Financial World is the journal of The London Institute of Banking & Finance. Published six times per year in association with the CSFI, Financial World aims to bring together thought-provoking research and commentary on the health of the domestic and international financial services sector. The journal reaches around 20,000 financial services professionals, including all corporate and individual supporters of the CSFI.

 

Academic Expert Directory

 

The Academic Expert Directory is an online platform where academics and other specialists can connect with financial services practitioners seeking expert advice. The service is simple to use - and free.

 

 

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