Blog Entries and Commentaries

Bitcoin is for real

It is my opinion now that the future of Bitcoin is here to stay, notwithstanding the nonsense that some Asian regulators have been mumbling recently, notwithstanding the self serving comments that the rather devious @Jaime Dimon @JPMorgan has been spouting … Continue reading…

Personalities who will shape China’s regulatory reforms: Watch Guo Shuqing

A narrative that is not being discussed on the recent crackdown of several companies, including Anbang, Fosun, Wanda, HNA and Li Yonghong’s Rossoneri in China, is the regulator that drove the entire episode. In addition, how will that shape the … Continue reading…

Chat with Tang Ning, founder of Creditease, world’s largest P2P lender who wants to be a full service wealth player

I have been spending a lot time building my understanding of the peer-to-peer industry. You will be seeing some of my thinking coming through in the completely revamped The Asian Banker's Future of Finance Summit 2017 in June. In December … Continue reading…

Meilin, you didn’t say goodbye

Dear Meilin,
When I heard the news, my first instinct was to text you. This is a bad joke to start the year with, and a quick reply from you would have got that out of the way. We had half … Continue reading…

Let’s all thank Donald Trump

No, I have not gone off my rockers, but notwithstanding everything that is wrong about him, we do have three very important points to thank Donald Trump for.
 
1.      Firstly, we must thank him for standing up to be … Continue reading…

Postcard from Geneva – the @SIBOS that didn’t change #SWIFT…

I do apologise for taking a while to write after SIBOS 2016, the annual conference of #SWIFT, the global messaging platform. I had to spend a few days putting my finger on the key takeaways at this annual jamboree of … Continue reading…


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