The astonishing Wells Fargo fraud

It’s not just that staff at Wells Fargo “opened an estimated 1.5 million deposit accounts and ap... Continue Reading

Norman Marks

Practitioner & Thought Leader, Internal Audit / Risk Management / GRC

September 14, 2016

Bankers Are From Mars…

It is not news here, or anywhere else, but bankers and fintech entrepreneurs are from different plan... Continue Reading

JP Nicols

President and COO, Innosect

September 9, 2016

BCG Report: What BREXIT means for Financial Institutions

The vote in favor of Britain’s exit from the EU has created significant uncertainty for the UK, th... Continue Reading

Interfima Editor

Editor, Interfima

September 7, 2016

Security? Yes, Please

Personal security is going to be a huge growth industry and here’s why. Continue Reading

Chris MacIntosh

Founder, https://capitalistexploits.at

September 6, 2016

In Gold We Trust

Everything you need to know about gold Continue Reading

Rainer Michael Preiss

Capital Markets & Investments Expert, Portfolio Strategist

September 2, 2016

Could central bank digital currencies kill monetary policy?

Central banks (CBs) have long issued paper currency. The development of Bitcoin and other private d... Continue Reading

Chris Skinner

Financial Services Futurist

September 1, 2016

How to do your internal audit risk assessment

I believe internal audit should first understand the value drivers and the objectives of the org... Continue Reading

Norman Marks

Practitioner & Thought Leader, Internal Audit / Risk Management / GRC

August 31, 2016

Pensions, Oy Vey

Remember: pension funds are the dumb money. Smart investors watch mutual fund flows in order to know... Continue Reading

Chris MacIntosh

Founder, https://capitalistexploits.at

August 30, 2016

Do techies really understand cyber risk?

Let’s start with the fact that cyber is a business issue, not just an IT one. Yet, the only people... Continue Reading

Norman Marks

Practitioner & Thought Leader, Internal Audit / Risk Management / GRC

August 26, 2016

‘Sakawa Reloaded’ and the Prepareness of Financial Institutions in Fighting the Scam (Part 1)

This write up aims at discussing the trends associated with the Sakawa/Cyber crimes in West Africa; ... Continue Reading

James Acquaye

AML Specialist (CAMLS) & AMLRO, CAPITAL BANK - Ghana

August 25, 2016

3 Strange Clandestine Operations

During the ‘Death Throws” of Apartheid in South Africa in the early 90s a common term came about... Continue Reading

Gregory Silberman

Chief Investment Officer, Atlanta Capital Group

August 24, 2016

The rise and fall of the Fabulous Banker

So the story takes place at the height of Private Banking and it is an allegory of visions, fallacie... Continue Reading

Nabil Malek

Member of the Board at Multigence, CEO FSME

August 23, 2016

Blockchain Technology: Preparing for Change

Possibly the biggest opportunity from taking an open approach to innovation. This technology has the... Continue Reading

Anastasios Avranas

Co Founder and CEO, Interfima

August 18, 2016

Tuur Demeester On Bitcoin

The conversation I have for you is with Tuur Demeester. Tuur is an investor, analyst, and Editor in ... Continue Reading

Chris MacIntosh

Founder, https://capitalistexploits.at

August 17, 2016

Continuing to learn about culture from Toyota

An interesting McKinsey piece, by a retired CEO of Toyota in Canada, makes some interesting points a... Continue Reading

Norman Marks

Practitioner & Thought Leader, Internal Audit / Risk Management / GRC

August 16, 2016

Tales Of Emerging Markets

Emerging market economies (EM) as a special class of financial assets have recently been subject to ... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

August 12, 2016

The Global Risks Report 2016

The Global Risks Report 2016, 11th Edition is published by the World Economic Forum within the frame... Continue Reading

Anastasios Avranas

Co Founder and CEO, Interfima

August 11, 2016

Conversation With A Gold Veteran

The financial house of cards is creaking and groaning with ever increasing stress while geopolitical... Continue Reading

Chris MacIntosh

Founder, https://capitalistexploits.at

August 10, 2016

Looking for a live Unicorn

There will be some new giants because FinTech is also creating new business models and new markets. Continue Reading

Chris Skinner

Financial Services Futurist

August 9, 2016

The danger of an arrogant board

I worry when I see consultants and thought leaders say the board needs to include experts on cyber o... Continue Reading

Norman Marks

Practitioner & Thought Leader, Internal Audit / Risk Management / GRC

August 8, 2016

Trade and Globalization

Rapidly increasing globalization has enabled an incredible lifting of living standards but has also ... Continue Reading

Warren Coats

Monetary Policy Expert, Advisor for Central Banks

August 5, 2016

Helicopter Money in Japan?: In the wonderland of Unorthodox Money 

Discusses helicopter money, Japanese economic stagnation , and it's analysis and remedy. Continue Reading

Satyendra Nayak

Consultant, Spectrafin, Author, Professor

August 3, 2016

UK GDP Per Capita

The preliminary estimate for GDP growth in the second quarter of 2016 was 0.6%, slightly higher than... Continue Reading

Greg Opie

Programme Director, Economic Research Council

August 2, 2016

The Board and Technology: Questions to ask the management team

What are the questions you think should be asked by the board about technology (i.e., not limiting t... Continue Reading

Norman Marks

Practitioner & Thought Leader, Internal Audit / Risk Management / GRC

August 1, 2016

World Out Of Whack: Who’s First With The Helicopters?

In this week’s edition of the WOW we’re covering Japan. Continue Reading

Chris MacIntosh

Founder, https://capitalistexploits.at

July 29, 2016

Strategic Planning: Stacking the Odds in Your Favor

Two quarters down and two to go for 2016. For many financial institutions, it’s also the start of ... Continue Reading

JP Nicols

President and COO, Innosect

July 27, 2016

Deloitte predicts change for Internal Audit

Deloitte surveyed more than 1,200 CAEs from 29 countries and the majority voiced concern over the cu... Continue Reading

Norman Marks

Practitioner & Thought Leader, Internal Audit / Risk Management / GRC

July 26, 2016

10 Most Popular Private Investment Strategies for 2017

Survey - We recently undertook a survey to determine the private investment strategies most likely t... Continue Reading

Gregory Silberman

Chief Investment Officer, Atlanta Capital Group

July 21, 2016

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