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Are banks ready for Cloud?

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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 …

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What do corporates want? KYB (Know Your Bank)

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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 …

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What does a Lord Mayor do?

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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 …

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The world at your feet … and then you lose them

Mark and Chris

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 …

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The world at your feet … and then you lose them

Mark and Chris

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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The continuing battle over interchange fees

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I remember in one of our early Financial Services Club meetings, a member of the UK Government’s Treasury Select Committee asking our attentive throng: can any of you explain APR to me? Not a single person in the room raised a hand.  This is either because no-one wanted to answer …

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Fixing our banks: now we know the answer

Jurassic PArk

We had another round of debate about fixing the banking system at the Financial Services Club this week (read Part One here).  This time it was the turn of the shareholder, media and industry to air their views, ably represented by: David O'Hara, Shareholder and Activist Investor, Blackthorn Focus; Nick …

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Fixing our banks: now we know the answer

Jurassic PArk

We had another round of debate about fixing the banking system at the Financial Services Club this week (read Part One here).  This time it was the turn of the shareholder, media and industry to air their views, ably represented by: David O'Hara, Shareholder and Activist Investor, Blackthorn Focus; Nick …

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