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Getting to know your inner-psychopath – why it’s hard to be good with money

Can we have too much of a good thing? When it comes to money, the answer in the Psychology community is increasingly ‘yes’. Psychologists have amassed considerable evidence for a causal link between money and self-interested behavior. Well-off people are statistically more likely to cheat in a game, less likely to help a passerby and,…

25 May 2017, by Amy Sarcevic

Leadership & Communication

The language of finance – is it skewing our moral compass?

The language used within the banking and finance sector - whether it be in a company's annual report or face-to-face during a business transaction - is becoming increasingly technical, abstract, and morally and ethically neutral. Terms like Collateralized Debt Obligation and Global Financial Crisis are more frequently referred to by their acronyms CDO and GFC,…

8 May 2017, by Amy Sarcevic

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ABA CEO Anna Bligh on ‘erosion of trust’ in banks

The Australian Bankers Association’s new CEO, Anna Bligh aims to rebuild trust between the banks and their customers. Her powerful statement “I think there is a direct correlation between the implosion of trust and explosion of scrutiny” is memorable and timely. She told the Australian Financial Review's Banking & Wealth Summit on 5 April in…

12 Apr 2017, by Informa Insights

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The #1 problem Bitcoin will solve by 2015

In the lead up to the Cryptocon Summit and Barcamp, we have asked a few speakers what they thought was the Number One problem Bitcoin will solve by 2015: Roger Ver – Blockchain, ‘Bitcoin Jesus’: “By the end of 2015 I hope that Bitcoin will enable people to be able to transact with other individuals across the planet,…

10 Jun 2014, by Informa Australia

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Introducing the Inaugural Digital Money Summit

The Digital Money Summit will explore the existing pros and cons for Australia developing its contactless payment methods, as successfully deployed in examples around the globe. Sessions will be heard from the major players involved in adopting this new technology – hear banks discuss their strategies to utlise market share, hear telecoms talk about the…

10 Aug 2011, by Informa Australia