Rebuilding trust in banks: Beyond regulation and governance

Rebuilding trust in banks: Beyond regulation and governance

Monday, 11 May 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:45pm
Venue: 
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Speaker(s): 
Peter Montagnon (Director, Institute of Business Ethics)
Chair: 
Adam Bennett (St Antony's College, Oxford)
Convenor: 
Adam Bennett; David Vines
Series: 
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)

The theme will focus on the need to rebuild trust in banks, the limits of regulation and conventional governance in doing so, and the resulting need for the authorities to find ways of encouraging boards to take up the challenge as well as for a closer look at the role played by competition.

Peter Montagnon is Associate Director of the Institute of Business Ethics, member of the Corporate Governance Advisory Board of the Norges Bank Investment Management, and member of the board of the Hawkamah Institute, Dubai. He previously held senior positions at the Financial Reporting Council, the Association of British Insurers and, as a journalist, at the Financial Times. He is a past chair of the ICGN, a past member of the European Corporate Governance Forum, and currently also serves on the Council of the Royal Institute of International Affairs.