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09 April 2013

Take 15: An Update on the Banking Industry with Michael L. Mayo, CFA (Video)

Michael L. Mayo, CFA, a banking analyst with CLSA and author of Exile on Wall Street: One Analyst’s Fight to Save the Big Banks from Themselves, discusses the state of corporate governance in the financial industry, whether he expects to see more shareholder activism when it comes to the big banks, and how breaking up the mega-banks would unlock value for shareholders.


This episode of the Take 15 Series was originally released on 27 March 2013.


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About the Author(s)
Lauren Foster

Lauren Foster is a content director on the professional learning team at CFA Institute and host of the Take 15 Podcast. She is the former managing editor of Enterprising Investor and co-lead of CFA Institute’s Women in Investment Management initiative. Lauren spent nearly a decade on staff at the Financial Times as a reporter and editor based in the New York bureau, followed by freelance writing for Barron’s and the FT. Lauren holds a BA in political science from the University of Cape Town, and an MS in journalism from Columbia University.

1 thought on “Take 15: An Update on the Banking Industry with Michael L. Mayo, CFA (Video)”

  1. Ravi Shankar says:

    An honest and straight to the heart of what the issues are, that are plaguing the financial services industry! He is a beacon of propriety and ethical behaviour. The industry is in desperate need for such professionals. May his tribe grow.

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