Πάντα ῥεῖ καὶ οὐδὲν μένει Everything flows, nothing stands still.– Heraclitus of Ephesus (c.535 BC – 475 BC)
For the times they are a-changin – Bob Dylan (b.1941)
Finance is undergoing a period of enormous change – Economic Change, Social Change, Technical Change, Regulatory Change.
If we are to stay in control, that change must be actively managed.
The difference between British and our US colleagues is neatly summed up by roundabouts (or traffic circles, if you’re American) and traffic lights. A former British Ambassador to Washington hit the nail on the head when he identified this (although I can’t find him credited with this major cultural discovery on the internet). Americans are direct: if …View full post
Dear Europcar Ich wollen ein automiete. Do you know about the internet? It is a global network of billions of computers that connects people and business around the world and you can use search to find what you want. One of the useful things about the Internet is that you can use it for shopping. …View full post
Metro Bank, one of the UK challenger banks, has just announced a deal to lend customer deposits through Zopa, one of the UK’s biggest peer-to-peer platforms. This is a significant in a number of reasonss. It is both the first British bank to lend through a peer-to-peer platform, and a major collaboration of challenger bank with …View full post
As five of the world’s largest banks pay fines totalling $5.7bn (£3.6bn) for manipulating the foreign exchange market it seems a good point to look at some underlying problems in the financial markets. Firstly let’s be clear: I am not looking to exonerate the Banks involved. They have been deservedly punished for their crimes. And …View full post
My third year university thesis was entitled “the effect of earthquakes on unreinforced masonry and adobe low cost housing”. After computer simulations and a modelling an earthquake on a one tenth size building frame, basically the conclusion was: – they fall down. It doesn’t take an engineering degree to see that the effect of two …View full post
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