Central Banks and Regulators


“You don’t want to see central banks being laden with objectives that they cannot fulfil”


“You don’t want to see central banks being laden with objectives that they cannot fulfil”

April 2015

Conversation with Alan Bollard, executive director, APEC, discussing challenges in New Zealand’s economy, multilateral partnerships and inflation targeting. If you do not see the video already displayed below, please select the alternative sites from the tabs here: Watch Video Access Audio


“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


“There must be no gaps in the regulatory framework”


“There must be no gaps in the regulatory framework”

September 2014

HE Amando Tetangco, Jr., governor, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, discusses shifts in banking income profiles, shadow banking in the Philippines, and changes in focus of the central bank.


“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.


“Governments must make progress in fiscal reforms”


“Governments must make progress in fiscal reforms”

June 2014

Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, former member of the executive board of the ECB, discusses lessons learnt from the sovereign bond crisis, financial integration, and the importance of credible economic policies.


“It’s not enough to ensure that each individual bank is sound”


“It’s not enough to ensure that each individual bank is sound”

April 2014

Sir Paul Tucker, former deputy governor, Bank of England, discusses soundness of the banking system, focus of central banks, and impact of financial markets.


“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


“Basis for finance is helping and assisting another corporation to survive”


“Basis for finance is helping and assisting another corporation to survive”

May 2012

(Part II of III) Conversation with Lee Soon Woo, CEO of Woori Bank, on growing fee-based income while going easy on fragile customers