Monthly Archives: April 2013

Waking the tiger

And so we come to the end of the first week of business for the UK’s new Financial Conduct Authority.  RIP FSA, and long live (at least until the next government comes along) the FCA and the Prudential Regulation Authority. … Continue reading

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Some are more equal than others

The other week I was watching Scandi-noir series “The Bridge”.  (Have you see it?  Tip-top and marvellous in every dimension – you won’t think or talk about anything else until you find out whodunnit.  And I’m not saying that just … Continue reading

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Does it matter if the banks are on holiday?

This post is only tangentially – oh, go on then, not at all – related to money laundering, but I figure you will forgive me as it’s the daftest day of the year.  Yesterday (Easter Sunday) I went out to … Continue reading

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