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Date Title Market  Article
23-03-2015 New council to propel the future of retail banking across Africa
Africa Download
23-03-2015 Reatil bankers to get their own global professional body
Global Download
02-12-2014 Lafferty report identifies emerging trends in banking and considers ‘likely future’ of the industry Global Download
02-12-2014 Lafferty report ranks retail banking strategies of the leading world banks Global Download
01-12-2014 Lafferty Group expands its global reach in finance and banking research and publishing from Mayo Ireland Download
09-10-2014 Dame Colette appointed Chairman of the Banking Standards Review Council Global Download
04-12-2013 Landmark announcement for retail banker education Global Download
19-06-2013 IARB welcomes findings of Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards Global Download
17-04-2013 US cards market recovers Global Download
When banks are just “too big” – there is an alternative. Lafferty report examines US community bank model for retail banking Global Download
What can banks learn from retail giants and the porn industry? New Lafferty report applies retailer best practice to banks in an effort to make them 'loved' Global Download
International Academy of Retail Banking partners with EIBFS Global Download
03-08-2012 Lafferty Group to Locate Key Academic and Publishing Activities in Westport Global Download
25-04-2012 Unified Payments and Lafferty Academy in partnership for capacity building in payment industry Global Download
15-09-2011 Lafferty launches global retail banking education programme  Global Download
21-06-2011 Banking leaders gather to discuss shifting international regulation Global Download
15-04-2011 Lafferty questions detail of bank ring-fencing initiative Global Download

New report charts way forward for retail-only banks 

Global Download

International Academy for Bank Directors (IABD) Inaugural Meeting 

Global Download
15-04-2011 Exclusive: China Cards Profits to Soar as UnionPay Monopoly Set to End Global Download
11-02-2011 China credit card market moves into profits for the first time Global Download
17-12-2010 Lafferty puts US debit card interchange in international context Global Download
07-12-2010 New initiative for bank balance sheet health: INTERNATIONAL BANK CAPITAL COUNCIL
Global Download
29-09-2010 Lafferty Group focuses on Egypt and MENA Global Download
02-09-2010 Chris Gabriel to Co-Chair World E-Money Council Global Download
04-08-2010 Microfinance moves into mainstream Global Download
24-03-2010 China consumer credit shows strong growth Global Download
22-01-2010 US reform recalls spirit of Glass-Steagall Global Download
27-10-2009 The International Post Bank Council Meets in Dublin UK Download
23-09-2009 Lafferty calls for international code of conduct Global Download
15-07-2009 Cards Awards are "Voice of the consumer" Global Download
08-06-2009 Prepaid and Remittances to m-payment growth Global Download
01-04-2009 MasterCard Europe MIF arrangement Global Download
01-03-2009 Lafferty breaks new ground with Nigeria banking conference Global Download
04-11-2008 Lafferty reports healthy profits in rapidly growing Malaysia credit card market Global Download
30-10-2008 Lafferty reports decline in Polish card market profitability Global Download
03-09-2008 Lafferty awards recognise excellence in corporate reporting Global Download
03-08-2008 Australia tops the world in spending per credit card Global Download
02-08-2008 China card growth not reflected in profit Global Download
01-08-2008 Lafferty predicts 'testing time' for US cards market Global Download
14-05-2008 Lafferty warns of 'hidden' exposures at Chinese banks and calls for review of accounting practices Global Download
15-04-2008 Lafferty calls on Sovereign Wealth Funds to curb Western bank excesses Global Download
08-04-2008 Lafferty foresees the break-up of conglomerate banks Global Download
25-02-2008 Visa cheer for US banks Global Download
09-01-2008 Turkey’s credit card debt surges over 500 percent since 2002 Turkey Download
22-10-2007 Is Canada mirroring US card developments Global Download
22-10-2007 Borrowing on Japanese Cards Remains Low Global Download


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IARB co-chairmen Michael Lafferty and Dick Harryvan discuss the latest rate rigging scandal and ethics in banking on the BBC World Service's World Business Report.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/i/p01m9IARB co-chairmen Michael Lafferty and Dick Harryvan discuss the latest rate rigging scandal and ethics in banking on the BBC World Service's World Business Report.