Archive for 04


“Changes in global financial regulations will bring us what kind of challenges and opportunities?”


“Changes in global financial regulations will bring us what kind of challenges and opportunities?”

April 2010

Conversation with Jiang Jianqing, Chairman of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China


“The mechanics of taking a franchise to the next level”


“The mechanics of taking a franchise to the next level”

April 2010

(Part 3 of 3) Conversation with David Conner, CEO of OCBC, on the mechanics of taking a franchise to the next level – ING Asia acquisition – private banking brands – integration and management change – OCBC as acquisition target


“The mechanics of taking a franchise to the next level”


“The mechanics of taking a franchise to the next level”

April 2010

(Part 2 of 3) Conversation with David Conner, CEO of OCBC, on the mechanics of taking a franchise to the next level – focusing on differentiation – improving business processes – the Great Eastern acquisition – building product sets


“The mechanics of taking a franchise to the next level”


“The mechanics of taking a franchise to the next level”

April 2010

Conversation with David Conner, CEO of OCBC, on the mechanics of taking a franchise to the next level – rebuilding OCBC in 2003 – first priorities of a new CEO – the balanced business scorecard – divesting non-core businesses to focus on core


“Leadership from the Crisis Years”


“Leadership from the Crisis Years”

April 2010

Sir George Mathewson, former Chairman of Royal Bank of Scotland


“The HKSE will win, not lose, from yuan rise”


“The HKSE will win, not lose, from yuan rise”

April 2010

(Part 2 of 2) Conversation with Ronald Arculli, Chairman of the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing – relationship with CSRC and SFC – bringing natural resources firms to Hong Kong – the criticism of dark pools and alternative trading platforms


“The HKSE will win, not lose, from yuan rise”


“The HKSE will win, not lose, from yuan rise”

April 2010

Conversation with Ronald Arculli, Chairman of the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing – expanding the exchange’s product platform – offering RMB products – problems with commodity based products – learning from mistakes to strengthen franchise – the importance of timing of RMB liberalization – the possibility of mergers with exchanges in China