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Take the low hanging fruit

I went to an interesting conference this week . The numbers were down on the organiser’s expectations, and the audience spent more time using their Blackberries to read the news headlines than listening to the presentations, but there were some interesting aspects that cropped up. …

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Take the low hanging fruit

I went to an interesting conference this week . The numbers were down on the organiser’s expectations, and the audience spent more time using their Blackberries to read the news headlines than listening to the presentations, but there were some interesting aspects that cropped up. …

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The Emperor’s New Money

I promise to stop doing this soon but after seeing the inspiration of Monty Python earlier this week, and how it energised our community, I thought I would try one more before moving on.  Today, it’s a bed-time story for all of you bankers and …

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The Emperor’s New Money

I promise to stop doing this soon but after seeing the inspiration of Monty Python earlier this week, and how it energised our community, I thought I would try one more before moving on.  Today, it’s a bed-time story for all of you bankers and …

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New G30 report on Financial Supervision

The Group of Thirty have just released a special report entitled: "The Structure of Financial Supervision: Approaches and Challenges in a Global Marketplace". Here’s the blurb: "This G30 special report compares and analyzes different approaches taken in financial regulation, revealing the advantages and challenges of …

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New G30 report on Financial Supervision

The Group of Thirty have just released a special report entitled: "The Structure of Financial Supervision: Approaches and Challenges in a Global Marketplace". Here’s the blurb: "This G30 special report compares and analyzes different approaches taken in financial regulation, revealing the advantages and challenges of …

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This bank is no more

I dedicate today’s blog to all those people who remember Monty Python’s Parrot sketch with affection. The scene begins with a customer entering a bank. Customer: “I wish to make a complaint.” Teller: “We’re closing for lunch.” Customer: “Never mind that, I wish to complain …

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This bank is no more

This bank is no more I dedicate today’s blog to all those people who remember Monty Python’s Parrot sketch with affection.  The scene begins with a customer entering a bank. Customer: “I wish to make a complaint.” Teller: “We're closing for lunch.”  Customer: “Never mind that, I wish …

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This bank is no more

This bank is no more I dedicate today’s blog to all those people who remember Monty Python’s Parrot sketch with affection.  The scene begins with a customer entering a bank. Customer: “I wish to make a complaint.” Teller: “We're closing for lunch.”  Customer: “Never mind that, I wish …

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