Are we in the midst of a global payments race?
The Banker Podcast
by The Banker
6d ago
Liz Lumley and Amalia Illgner sit down with Keith Bear, fellow at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, to discuss whether tokenisation can enhance the functioning of the monetary system. They also discuss the recently launched Project Agorá from the Bank for International Settlements that builds on its unified ledger concept and whether Swift should be worried by these developments. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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Toxic to tolerant: are investment banks appealing to Gen Z?
The Banker Podcast
by The Banker
2w ago
Michael Klimes and Aliya Shibli sit down with Liz Lumley to talk about how a bad reputation for excessive work hours, lack of broader purpose and growing competition from other industries is forcing investment banks to change to attract young talent. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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One year on from SVB, will it happen again?
The Banker Podcast
by The Banker
3w ago
This week, Liz Lumley and Anita Hawser sit down with Emma Hagan, chief risk and compliance officer at ClearBank (and soon to be UK CEO), and former chief risk officer for Emea at SVB to talk about why she feels it is inevitable that another bank collapse of the kind that brought down SVB will happen again. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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Fintech, women and Wales
The Banker Podcast
by The Banker
1M ago
This week, Liz Lumley sits down with Sarah Kocianski, CEO of FinTech Wales, to talk about how lack of progress sits alongside the celebrations around International Women’s Day, the new CEO at Starling Bank, and her plans for the fintech hub in Wales. The research statistics mentioned in the podcast are from the paper Systemic Discrimination: Theory and Measurement, published by the US National Bureau of Economic Research and authored by J. Aislinn Bohren, associate professor in the economics department at Penn; Peter Hull, professor of economics at Brown University and a facult ..read more
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The good bank
The Banker Podcast
by The Banker
1M ago
In 2019, Jusan Bank (then Tsesna Bank) was pushed to insolvency — all due to precarious banking practices and a lack of regulatory supervision. But, through adopting the ecosystem business model, Jusan achieved $1.2bn in profits, acquired 1mn new customers and paved the way for an initial public offering in London. At the helm of this turnaround was Yerbol Orynbayev. Guest: Yerbol Orynbayev, independent financial services consultant, former deputy prime minister of Kazakhstan and former chair of the board of directors of Jusan Bank and Heartland Securities. Hosted on Acast. See acast.co ..read more
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Finance is just reinventing the wheel over and over
The Banker Podcast
by The Banker
1M ago
Liz Lumley is joined by Mark Higgins, a financial historian, senior investment advisor and author of Investing in US Financial History: Understanding the Past to Forecast the Future. He talks about the economic history of the US, from 1790 to today, managing past crises, and the challenges facing the US today. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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Fintech 2024
The Banker Podcast
by The Banker
1M ago
Liz Lumley and Kimberley Long discuss how fintech has changed in the past 10 years, where fintech hubs work best, how events can promote diversity better, and Starling Bank founder Anne Boden’s new book which offers a playbook for female entrepreneurs.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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Drama at the FCA – a BRR takeover
The Banker Podcast
by The Banker
1M ago
Liz Lumley sits down with Farah Khalique, editor of Banking Risk & Regulation, to discuss growing calls for stronger oversight of the UK’s financial services regulators, with some experts saying that the FCA may be ripe for reform. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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Does the bell toll for grey lists and supermarket banking?
The Banker Podcast
by The Banker
2M ago
Liz Lumley and John Everington sit down to talk about the impact of FATF’s grey list. Ahead of FATF’s plenary in Paris next week, how influential are the body’s grey and black lists for the international banking industry? Meanwhile in the UK, Barclays acquires the bulk of Tesco’s supermarket bank offering. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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Post Office blues
The Banker Podcast
by The Banker
2M ago
How did sub postmasters become de facto bank branch managers? The Post Office in the UK provides a vital service to communities, specifically as it picks up the slack from customers who are left wanting from the disappearance of bank branches on the high street. Do they have what they need to succeed in this role? Guest: Andra Sonea, analyst, researcher, PhD student at University of Warwickshire  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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