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The Future of SWIFT: a meeting with Gottfried Leibbrandt

Still busy in the Financial Services Club world with meetings in Stockholm, Vienna, Warsaw and London all in the past two weeks. The interesting theme of all these meetings, and those in our future plans, is the digitisation of banking. Most notably, the Chi-x BAT effect noted in our Stockholm launch meeting of the Nordic Financial…

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The Future of SWIFT: a meeting with Gottfried Leibbrandt

Still busy in the Financial Services Club world with meetings in Stockholm, Vienna, Warsaw and London all in the past two weeks. The interesting theme of all these meetings, and those in our future plans, is the digitisation of banking. Most notably, the Chi-x BAT effect noted in our Stockholm launch meeting of the Nordic Financial…

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Are banks ready for Cloud?

We had a lively meeting at the Financial Services Club the other day, talking about cloud computing in banking. I say lively because it is still clear to me that cloud is misunderstood in banking. I guess because cloud is this amorphous mass of stuff that is ill-defined and hard to track down to a…

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What do corporates want? KYB (Know Your Bank)

Another day, another Financial Services Club meeting.  This time it was the turn of Colin Tyler, CEO of the Association of Corporate Treasurers. Colin delivered a fascinating presentation around whether banks are delivering for their corporate customers’ needs. Based upon my own notes of the evening, the answer appears to be: not really. Most corporates…

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What does a Lord Mayor do?

This weekend is the Lord Mayor’s Parade, where we do literally parade the new Lord Mayor of London, Fiona Woolf.  This is not the political Mayor of London, Boris, but the Lord Mayor, an office that dates back over seven centuries to the year 1189. To celebrate the previous Lord Mayor's year in office, the…

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The world at your feet … and then you lose them

I’m sitting today reflecting on my good friend Mark Inglis’s talk at the Financial Services Club last night. It was an open house to launch our new season of events for the 2013-2014 season (see end of blog for more about this) and we all left the evening feeling inspired and a little bit humbled….

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The world at your feet … and then you lose them

I’m sitting today reflecting on my good friend Mark Inglis’s talk at the Financial Services Club last night. It was an open house to launch our new season of events for the 2013-2014 season (see end of blog for more about this) and we all left the evening feeling inspired and a little bit humbled….

Mark and Chris

The Financial Services Club opens in the Nordic Region

The Financial Services Club is delighted to announce the opening of our new Nordic Region Club in Q4, with two meetings planned in Stockholm and Oslo. Based in London, the Financial Services Club was established in 2004 as a private networking club for financial professionals that focuses on the future of financial services.  The Financial…

The Financial Services Club opens in the Nordic Region

The Financial Services Club is delighted to announce the opening of our new Nordic Region Club in Q4, with two meetings planned in Stockholm and Oslo. Based in London, the Financial Services Club was established in 2004 as a private networking club for financial professionals that focuses on the future of financial services.  The Financial…

The Financial Services Club climbs Everest and opens in New York!

I am delighted to announce the Q4 season of events at the Financial Services Club in London.  We also have exciting news about expansion of the Financial Services Club from our current base of five cities – London, Edinburgh, Dublin, Vienna and Warsaw – to a few more, including New York, New York (so good…

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