Blog Entries and Commentaries

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…

Let’s kill core banking!

I gave a speech recently challenging banks to give up their traditional notion of "core banking" during the Huawei Connect Summit 2016. Click below to watch the video of my speech and click here to read the transcript.

 
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1MDB and the single-handed destruction of a nation’s institutions

I thought that the Sarawak Report http://www.sarawakreport.org/ has the most comprehensive account of the blow-by-blow hard evidence being provided by the US Attorney General's office in substantiating their allegations in the 1MDB scandal. I think the time has come for … Continue reading…

Postcard from Beijing – on poor choices that might shape the future

Notes from my conversations and observations in Beijing this week:
There is a considerable degree of desperateness at more levels of government to do something about the impact of the slowing economy than ever before. Even banks traditional incomes are falling, … Continue reading…


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