Ethics and professions: banking

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In the week Barclays and the Royal Bank of Scotland were fined £3 billion for rigging the foreign exchange market, and days after a General Election campaign which featured debate about bankers’ bonuses, two experts discussed issues of regulation, morality, ethics, accountability and professionalism in banking and accounting.

Susan Rice CBE, FRSE Managing Director, Lloyds Banking Group and Anton Colella, Chief Executive, ICAS explore the nature of ethical behavours in financial services and examine what is being done to enhance them in front of an audience at The Royal Society of Edinburgh. The discussion is chaired by Magnus Linklater CBE, FRSE.


Former Managing Director, Lloyds Banking Group
Anton Colella
Chief Executive, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS)
Magnus Linklater CBE FRSE
Writer and former editor of the Times in Scotland and The Scotsman

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