Archive for 09


Smartstream’s Philippe Chambadal: “The Year After Lehman”


Smartstream’s Philippe Chambadal: “The Year After Lehman”

September 2009

(Part 1 of 3) Conversation with Philippe Chambadal, CEO, Smartstream


“The SDR as a reserve currency won’t fly”


“The SDR as a reserve currency won’t fly”

September 2009

(Part 3 of 3) Conversation with Raghuram Rajan, former IMF chief ecnomist – stimulus packages – the question of new sources of growth – new inflation challenges


“SWIFT CEO Lazaro Campos says it keeps costs to members competitive.”


“SWIFT CEO Lazaro Campos says it keeps costs to members competitive.”

September 2009

(Part 3 of 3) Conversation with Lazaro Campos, CEO, SWIFT
- the internet as SWIFT’s key competitor – SWIFT’s changing approach to technology and suppliers – possible investment in IT vendors – distributed architecture


“SWIFT CEO Lazaro Campos says it keeps costs to members competitive.”


“SWIFT CEO Lazaro Campos says it keeps costs to members competitive.”

September 2009

(Part 2 of 3) Conversation with Lazaro Campos, CEO, SWIFT
- helping banks respond to new regulations – data transparency – cost management – whether to open SWIFT up to outside investors – providing new shared services


“The SDR as a reserve currency won’t fly”


“The SDR as a reserve currency won’t fly”

September 2009

(part 2 of 3) Quantitative easing and itnerest rates – directed credit – GDP calculation – China and India – generating domestic demand in China


“The SDR as a reserve currency won’t fly”


“The SDR as a reserve currency won’t fly”

September 2009

(Part 1 of 3) Conversation with Raghuram Rajan, former IMF chief ecnomist – stimulus packages – the question of new sources of growth – new inflation challenges


“The DIFC’s David Eldon argues that Dubai is on course to become a global player”


“The DIFC’s David Eldon argues that Dubai is on course to become a global player”

September 2009

(Part 2 of 3) Conversation with David Eldon, Current Chairman of Dubai International Financial Centre Authority, and former Chairman, HSBC Asia Pacific
GCC – common currency – oil and economy – larger neighbours – balancing the global and local


“The DIFC’s David Eldon argues that Dubai is on course to become a global player”


“The DIFC’s David Eldon argues that Dubai is on course to become a global player”

September 2009

(Part 3 of 3) Conversation with David Eldon, Current Chairman of Dubai International Financial Centre Authority, and former Chairman, HSBC Asia Pacific
Tax havens – Islamic finance companies in the DFIC – elements of a financial centre