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Gary Wright

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Islamic banking and finance; just another type of banking

30 October 2009  |  3167 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

At a recent Mazars seminar in the City the changes in accounting and tax treatment in the UK and France were presented to an expert audience but it was the alternative virtues of Islamic banking as opposed to Western banking that stood out. The presentation by Tarek el Diwany, an ex Bond Trader (before he converted to become a Muslim) provided a c...

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XBRL Update

30 October 2009  |  3331 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

For everyone that has read the XBRL Blog " XBRL is coming in a big way" please re read the comments. These comments have flushed out valuable information and status as well as underlying the terrible lack of awareness in the industry. There are far too many people that are stuck in the ISO standards type of thinking and missing the point...

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Northern Rock to Tesco bank; is something afoot?

29 October 2009  |  2941 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

A few years ago any thought that Tesco would be a potential buyer of Northern Rock would have been, well, ludicrous. We live in unusual times and a deal to sell Northern Rock to Tesco does not look ou...

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Tesco showing the way

28 October 2009  |  3075 views  |  3  |  Recommends 1

Tesco are moving into Banking and this can only be great news for the Banking sector and customers. The word trust has been lost with existing banks and by introducing a trusted brand like Tesco into ...

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XBRL and the Identity Issue

27 October 2009  |  3102 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

The DTCC/SWIFT/XBRL initiative will I am sure, be a success and be a springboard to a new age of data standards. However, there remains an important issue that needs attention and that is, to protect ...

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XBRL is coming in a very big way

22 October 2009  |  4776 views  |  7  |  Recommends 1

Let's be clear about XBRL and start by saying it's been around for more than a decade. Having had a very slow birth, after a prolonged gestation period but now the time is here when XBRL will be recog...

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