TEDx on Financial Ethics: An Interview with John Francis Diaz



Professor John Francis Diaz recently gave a talk at TEDx on financial ethics. SPI interviewed Professor Diaz about his perspectives on this new discipline.

SPI: Can you give us a gist of what you said in your latest TEDx talk?

JFD:   My TEDx talk combined a personal story of how I realized and achieved my dream of being a professor, and how I discovered my financial ethics advocacy. I shared how I found a career that satisfied my passion in teaching and writing; how that career has lead


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The Latest Issue of Moral Cents is Out!


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This issue of Moral Cents devotes three articles to discussions about financial regulation – its origination, its purpose and its impact.

The first essay by Shazia Khan Afghan describes the new conduct rules for financial institutions in the U.K. While it appears as if the period of financial reform and regulation generation in the U.S. is coming to a close as memories of the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) fade and markets race to new heights, the situation is different in the U.K. The Financial Conduct


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Moral Cents

Financial EthicsMoral Cents is The Journal of Ethics in Finance, produced on a regular basis by the Seven Pillars Institute for Global Finance and Ethics. Click HERE to see the latest issues and read them in full.

Seven Pillars Institute for Global Finance and Ethics (SPI) and the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) at Queen Mary University of London have a collaborative affiliation in their work on ethics, law, and regulation in finance. The goal of the collaboration is to foster a dialogue on important ethical policy issues affecting the financial services industry.

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Seven Pillars Institute for Global Finance and Ethics and IntegTree LLC have a collaborative affiliation. The two organizations plan to create online training programs in financial ethics and compliance management. The Programs will help financial institutions improve conformity with the law while also fostering ethical awareness.

Read the collaboration announcement.