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The future of Europe and the euro

Whither the economic outlook? A speech by Professor Grzegorz Kolodko, former Deputy Premier of Poland given at the opening of the Financial Services Club, Poland Note: These are the impressions gained from the speech of Professor Kolodko and not an actual transcript of his speech. Good evening and thank you to the British Embassy and…

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What does EMIR mean?

In February, the European Parliament published the technical standards for the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).  The standards were published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 23 February 2013 and will enter into force on 15 March 2013. To find out what this means, why not join us on Wednesday 14th March when we…

What does EMIR mean?

In February, the European Parliament published the technical standards for the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).  The standards were published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 23 February 2013 and will enter into force on 15 March 2013. To find out what this means, why not join us on Wednesday 14th March when we…

Launch of the Financial Services Club Poland: 17th April 2013

As many of you know, we have a vibrant Club community that has been running in various countries for a while now. The London Club for England meets around three times a month, whilst our other constituencies meet once every six weeks.   With bases in Edinburgh, Dublin and Vienna, we have seen our network…

Launch of the Financial Services Club Poland: 17th April 2013

As many of you know, we have a vibrant Club community that has been running in various countries for a while now. The London Club for England meets around three times a month, whilst our other constituencies meet once every six weeks.   With bases in Edinburgh, Dublin and Vienna, we have seen our network…

How do you implement a strategy that works?

A good friend of mine, Robin Speculand, recently spoke to our Financial Services Club in London about implementation.  It was a popular night, primarily because implementing strategy is really difficult.  In fact, coming up with a good strategy in the first place is a major challenge then, having got a strategy, getting the organisation behind…

Robin Speculand

How do you implement a strategy that works?

A good friend of mine, Robin Speculand, recently spoke to our Financial Services Club in London about implementation.  It was a popular night, primarily because implementing strategy is really difficult.  In fact, coming up with a good strategy in the first place is a major challenge then, having got a strategy, getting the organisation behind…

Robin Speculand

The Financial Services Club Season, London, Spring Season 2013

For those of you interested in the Financial Services Club’s agenda, here is our outline for the Winter/Spring Season which was announced at our Christmas Party last night.   15th January 201  An update on EU financial services legislation and associated initiatives Dr. David Doyle, EU Policy Advisor on Financial Markets   28th January 2013…

Regulatory nightmares and technology dreams

We had the final 2012 plenary meeting of the Financial Services Club Clearing & Settlement Working Group (CAS-WG) yesterday. Well attended by industry luminaries, the debate was all about the usual stuff: regulations, standards, risk, issues, frustrations and opportunities. What was particularly interesting for me is that we now have three subject groups working in…

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What is the Financial Services Club?

We’ve just updated our overview of the Financial Services Club.  It’s now just five slides and tells you all about what we do.  If interested, check it out … Overview of the Financial Services Club from Chris Skinner

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