Peter J Cooper

Peter J Cooper

Director at Cooper & Co
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Bio Geek. Aussie. Tech startup ecosystem builder. Probably best at building large scale real time financial technology. Career History Pete has over 20 years in finance and tech spanning most parts of the industry, held senior global roles in blue chip banks, exchanges and fund managers for most of that time. Rothschild, Standard Chartered, Macquarie, Australian Securities Exchange, KBZ Bank lots more including founding a few.


Transaction Banking

Apple iPad Executive Summary

28 Jan 2010

This executive summary should save you 90 minutes of watching the apple keynote video. Corporate Update - Apple Inc now has - 3 online stores now - apps, itunes and new ibooks store 12 billion downloads to date - across all products, tunes, books, apps 3 billion app downloads in 18 months since appstore launched 140,000 apps available on ...


Innovation in Financial Services

Over Regulation, Why Be A Director? Private Equity Wins

20 Oct 2009

At a recent lecture series for Company Directors we were informed that regulation is on the rise and Company Directors in many countries did not even have the same rights as most international human rights standards dictated. Trivial rights, such as a presumption of innocence. Wow. All the while, the level of regulation we must be more than just aw...

Finance 2.0

Stimulus To The Heart - Boss writes to employees

10 Mar 2009

This is good. It was sent to me by a close friend. It has been around a little but given the US employment figures is so true and such a WAKE UP call to Brown, Obama, Rudd and so many other world leaders it has to be read. A Boss Who Tells It like It Is Date: 4 February 2009 To All My Valued Employees, There have been some rumblings around the o...


Transaction Banking

Financial Crisis Bargains

21 Feb 2009

This market is playing with our future like a dog with a ball. Consider that one year ago RBS paid $100bn for ABN Amro. That seemingly impossible amount would now buy: more

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