Media appearances

2019

  • Interview on Post Bank – Financial Times 2019

Professor Barbara Casu Lukac was interviewed by Financial Times about Post Bank.

  • Inteview on Brexit – El Pais 2019

Dr Francesc Rodriguez Tous was interviewed by El Pais about Brexit.

  • New report was published on Post-Brexit - City, University of London 2019

Research by the Centre for Banking Research scholars found that although there are some indicators that a post-Brexit London may lose some of its financial services business to EU competitors such as Paris and Frankfurt, there are clear competitive advantages to operating in the City which will be difficult to replace – at least in the short term.

Read the full report and press release by City, University of London

  • Comments on Bank Lending – Quartz 2019

Dr Francesc Rodriguez Tous spoke to Quartz about bank lending.

  • Professor Rym Ayadi was elected Chair of the Banking Stakeholders Group of the European Banking Authority - 2019

Cass Business School is delighted to announce that CBR Honorary Visiting Professor Rym Ayadi, Founding President of the Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association (EMEA) and Director of the Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies (EMNES), has been elected Chair of the Banking Stakeholders Group (BSG) of the European Banking Authority (EBA).

Read the press release by City, University of London.


2018

  • Professor Thorsten Beck has been appointed a full member of the  Advisory Scientific Committee of the European Systematic Risk Board - 2018

Cass Business School is delighted to announce that Professor Thostern Beck has been appointed as a full member of the Advisory Scientific Committee (ASC) of the European Systematic Risk Board. The committee consists of 15 experts representing a wide range of skills, experience and expertise. The ASC contributes to the public debate on macroprudential policy by publishing reports. Past contributions include calls for: credible bank resolution; a European capital markets union; and enhanced disclosure of carbon-intensive assets.

Read the press release by City Press Office.

  • Interview on Deutsche Bank payment error story – Bloomberg 2018

Dr Francesc Rodriguez Tous spoke to Bloomberg about the Deutsche Bank payment error story and his comments were then syndicated globally including to Die Welt.

  • Featured in “Professor’s Picks” – Financial Times 2018

Dr Angela Gallo comment on Shadow banking for Professor’s Picks in the Financial Times.

  • Quoted in discussing African banks and ‘Africapitalism’ – The Economist 2018

Professor Thorsten Beck was quoted in The Economist (online and print) discussing African banks and ‘Africapitalism’.

  • Interview on Italian budget crisis – AFP 2018

Dr Angela Gallo spoke to AFP about the Italian budget crisis and her comments were then syndicated across Asia, North America, Europe and the Middle East.

  • Comments on Shadow Banking – S&P Global 2018

Dr Angela Gallo spoke to S&P Global about Shadow Banking.

  • Comments on the 10th anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers – Global Banking and Finance Review 2018

Dr Francesc Rodriguez-Tous issued comments on the 10th anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers which were picked up by UK and European finance media including Fintech Finance, GoingPublic.de, Global Banking and Finance Review and Finanzwelt Online.

  • Our Workshop was covered – Global Banking and Finance Review 2018

The International Workshop on Financial System Architecture and Stability (IWFSAS), organised by the Centre for Banking Research, was covered by Global Banking and Finance Review.

  • Interview on “Financial implications of Brexit” - RAI News 2018

Professor Barbara Casu Lukac was interviewed by RAI News (the Italian equivalent of the BBC) about the financial implications of Brexit. Her research on into board diversity and banking was covered by Financial News, EduBourse, Business Community and Finanzia Operativa.

  • Book Review: The Great Economists: How Their Ideas Can Help us Today – FT Adviser 2018

Dr Angela Gallo reviewed The Great Economists: How their ideas can help us today for Financial Adviser.

  • Book review: Austerity vs Stimulus – FT Adviser 2018

Professor Barbara Casu Lukac reviewed Austerity vs Stimulus for Financial Adviser.

  • Book review: Principles of sound management - FT Adviser 2018

Dr Francesc Rodriguez Tous reviewed Rogues of Wall Street for Financial Adviser.


2017

  • New report was published on UK Post Bank - City, University of London 2017

Research by Professor Barbara Casu Lukac, Dr Angela Gallo and Dr Francesc Rodriguez Tous in the Centre for Banking Research found that establishing a state-owned UK Post Bank would ensure the long-term sustainability of the Post Office by diversifying its portfolio of activities and increasing revenues.  The research was commissioned by the Communications Workers Union.

The research was covered exclusively by The Guardian and was covered by the Irish Independent, Irish Times, Private Eye, Politics Home, the Daily Record and Mortgage Solutions.  It was also shared with an extensive list of parliamentarians and other stakeholders and was mentioned in a Westminster Hall debate by the Rt Hon Iain Duncan Smith MP.

Read the full report.

  • Interview on Fintech – Bloomberg 2017

Dr Angela Gallo gave an interview to Bloomberg (not published yet) on Fintech

  • Comments on Brexit and The City - Global Finance Magazine 2017

Professor Barbara Casu Lukac provided comment for Global Finance Magazine on Brexit and The City.

  • Comments on the implications of triggering Article 50 – Forbes 2017

Professors Barbara Casu Lukac and Professor Thorsten Beck provided comment on the implications of triggering Article 50 for business, finance and banking in Forbes, El Pais and La Lettre économique Et Politique de PACA.

  • TV Appearance – BBC World and BBC News 24 2017

Professor Thorsten Beck appeared on BBC World and BBC News 24, commenting on US banking results and shareholder expectations.

  • Interview on The Fred Goodwin and Royal Bank of Scotland trial – Bloomberg 2017

Professor Thorsten Beck spoke to Bloomberg about the Fred Goodwin and Royal Bank of Scotland trial. His comments were picked up by the Independent.

  • Interview on Brexit – Telegiormale 2017

Professor Barbara Casu Lukac was interviewed by Italian broadcaster Telegiornale about Brexit.

  • Comments on European politics – II Foglio 2017

Professor Thorsten Beck commented on European politics in an article in Il Foglio (Italy).

  • Interview on Brexit – National Public Radio 2017

Professor Barbara Casu Lukac was interviewed by National Public Radio (NPR) about Brexit.

  • Interview on Islamic Finance in Africa – Economist 2017

Professor Thorsten Beck was interviewed by the Economist on the subject of Islamic Finance in Africa.

  • Interview on Car Finance Bubble – S&P Global 2017

Dr Francesc Rodriguez Tous was interviewed by S&P Global on the car finance bubble.