368. News: 2008 throwback special

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David Brear, Jason Bates and Simon Taylor are joined by some great guests for this very special throwback episode! Today we are doing the news as if it were 2008, specifically focussing on the news from the week of the financial crash, including: Lehman Brothers files for Bankruptcy, Madoff Jailed over $50bn Fraud and - Note to self: Don’t slag your bank off…...in your online banking password! All this and much much more on today's Fintech Insider News - as if it were 2008!

Our expert hosts, David Brear, Jason Bates and Simon Taylor are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the week of the financial crisis in 2008! This week's guests include:

  • Caroline Plumb - CEO Fluidly
  • Nick Ogden, most recently - and excitingly - Founder RTGS

We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space from 2008:

  • Lehman Brothers File for Bankruptcy (03:23)
  • Bush Wants Bailout for Banks (08:15)
  • The UK Nationalises Bradford & Bingley… to sell them to Santander (19:58)
  • Stocks Take Record Tumble, Down 777 points (27:27)
  • Bernard Madoff Arrested over alleged $50 billion fraud (36:12)
  • Sale of PPI with Loans ‘To be banned’ (41:04)
  • Man’s ‘Pants’ password is changed (48:10)

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Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. Hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates, Leda Glyptis and Sarah Kocianski and joined by a range of brilliant guests, we cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive in subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking.

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Special Guests: Caroline Plumb and Nick Ogden.

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