6 Reasons for Teaching Financial Ethics

June 30th, 2013 by Kara in Essays

Kudos to Cass Business School, City University London for requiring their MBAs specializing in Finance to take a course in “Ethics, Society, and Financial Services”. Cass joins a growing list of Business Schools around the world offering and even requiring courses in financial ethics. There are good reasons for doing so. Why Teach Financial Ethics 1. The Anglo Irish Bank tapes. Newly released tapes of the bank’s top executives discussing with seeming jocularity and callousness, about lying to the Irish government about the true extent of losses at Anglo Irish. The audio recordings are from the bank’s ...

Oxford University Lecture

June 11th, 2013 by Kara in Events

St. Cross College, Oxford The Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics at Oxford University invited Dr. Kara Tan Bhala to give a lecture for its St. Cross Special Ethics Seminar Series. The presentation took place on Thursday, May 30th at St. Cross College, Oxford.   The title of the talk was “Ethics in Finance: A New Financial Theory for a Post-Financialised World”.   The audio file is now available at http://media.philosophy.ox.ac.uk/uehiro/TT13_STX_KTB.mp3 .   The audio file will also be distributed on the Uehiro Centre’s RSS feed and appear on the Centre’s website at http://www.practicalethics.ox.ac.uk/multimedia/audio .   The lecture will also appear ...