What do you think needs to change in finance? You have an opportunity to let us know your opinion in a survey below. There was a remarkable conference in USA last week and the video presentations are available now. The Transforming Finance conference is happening in London next week. And Positive Money is looking for new directors! Please find out more below.
1) Conference “Fixing the Banking System for Good” – Video
A very interesting conference took place on 17th April 2013 in Philadelphia, USA. This was the first conference ever where top academics, including: Adair Turner, Laurence Kotlikoff, Michael Kumhof and Jeffrey Sachs, were seriously discussing ending fractional reserve banking.
Now you can watch the recording of their presentations – highly recommended:
“One of the most fundamental insight is that banks simultaneously create new credit and new money ex nihilo. And that is one of the most fundamental, important things for people to be taught, which economics undergraduates should be taught about the nature of how monetary economy with banks works.” – Lord Adair Turner
2) Become a director of Positive Money
Positive Money is looking for new board members to join our board of directors who can make a significant and positive contribution to the governance of the organisation. In particular we’re looking for directors with at least 10 years experience in areas such as finance, management, corporate governance and risk management, company law, fundraising and HR.