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“We try to eliminate the intermediaries in the payment ecosystem”


“We try to eliminate the intermediaries in the payment ecosystem”

December 2016

Abdul Naushad, chairman and founder of PayCommerce, talks about the plans of the company, including strategies they implement to realise a cost-based model and improve security. If you do not see the video already displayed below, please select the alternative sites from the tabs here: Watch Video Access Audio PayCommerce has been working on creating […]


“Banks are notoriously not innovative, and in the innovation race, banks are actually lagging”


“Banks are notoriously not innovative, and in the innovation race, banks are actually lagging”

October 2015

Chris Wasden makes a scathing commentary on the intransigent posture of banks as to innovation. He admonishes that unless banks keep up with the pace of innovation of a new entrant whose value proposition is several times of a higher-order magnitude than theirs, innovators can make dinosaurs of the banking industry. If you do not […]


“The Federal Reserve is not the central bank of the world”


“The Federal Reserve is not the central bank of the world”

April 2015

Conversation with Gary Stern, former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, discusses the various approaches to monetary policy and underlying issues, ‘too big to fail’ syndrome and the inflation exaggeration. If you do not see the video already displayed below, please select the alternative sites from the tabs here: Watch Video Access Audio


“Global financial architecture, Risk management and governance”


“Global financial architecture, Risk management and governance”

June 2014

Jimmy Gurule, former US treasury undersecretary, discusses the issues banks face in compliance, expansion of AML regulations, and the value of greater bilateral inter-agency agreements.


“The regulatory system in the US is way too complex and fragmented”


“The regulatory system in the US is way too complex and fragmented”

February 2014

Conversation with William Isaac, former chairman, FDIC on – the Volcker Rule – too-big-to-fail banks – recent regulatory failures


“To ban failure, is to ban success”


“To ban failure, is to ban success”

November 2013

Conversation with Saul Singer, co-author of


“Real innovation takes place on the edge of transformation”


“Real innovation takes place on the edge of transformation”

February 2013

Conversation with John Sculley, former CEO of Apple and PepsiCo, on


“The future of China’s vertical democracy and tackling the urban-rural divide”


“The future of China’s vertical democracy and tackling the urban-rural divide”

August 2012

Conversation with John Naisbitt, author of Megatrends, on