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Lyddon Consulting is the trading-as identity of Bob Lyddon, a specialist consultant in international banking. Up until March 2022 the business was run through a limited liability company. Bob’s focus is Payments and Cash Management. That leads on to market change aspects such as the Euro, Single Euro Payments Area, FinTechs, ISO20022 XML and new payment mechanisms.

It also leads into the regulatory domain and measures such as Payment Services Directive, Anti-Money Laundering Directives, and regulations around cards, mobile, eMoney and mandatory information in funds transfers.

At Lyddon Consulting you will find find both methodologies and training packages to meet your needs and support your change programmes.

Apparatus for UK’s financial management is dead in the water

August 18th, 2022|Comments Off on Apparatus for UK’s financial management is dead in the water

A major change in the financial management of the UK is needed. The current upsurge in inflation may have been triggered by energy prices, but the seedbed for […]

European Central Bank’s gaslighting defies EU energy shortage

August 18th, 2022|Comments Off on European Central Bank’s gaslighting defies EU energy shortage

IREF headline

The press releases following the meeting of the ECB Governing Council (GC) on Thursday 22 July 2022 are masterpieces of uninformation in which the […]

Eurozone in meltdown and collapse could cost the UK £200 million – despite Brexit

August 18th, 2022|Comments Off on Eurozone in meltdown and collapse could cost the UK £200 million – despite Brexit

Red alerts are flashing all over the Whitehall radar screen. The Prime Minister has been deposed and the country is leaderless for the summer. Living standards […]

Why the euro threatens to be the EU’s Krakatoa

August 18th, 2022|Comments Off on Why the euro threatens to be the EU’s Krakatoa

[as published on www.brexit-watch.org on 13 July 2022 under the above headline and photograph, a Photo of Anak Krakatau by arief adhari/EyeEm from Adobe Stock]

BREXIT HAS BEEN largely botched so far, as has so […]

Brexit too important to be left to go down with Johnson and Gove

August 17th, 2022|Comments Off on Brexit too important to be left to go down with Johnson and Gove

Boris Johnson and Michael Gove stole our horse. They forced themselves into the leadership positions in the Leave campaign as a means to power for themselves. They decided […]

‘The Great Game’ (of Basel Rules) – it’s worse than we thought and how New Labour loved it

August 17th, 2022|Comments Off on ‘The Great Game’ (of Basel Rules) – it’s worse than we thought and how New Labour loved it

I was delighted to read the article (more like a dissertation) called ‘The Great Game Will Never End: Why the Global Financial Crisis Is Bound to Be Repeated’ which was published in the Journal of […]

How Germany can get railroaded within the European Central Bank’s Governing Council

August 17th, 2022|Comments Off on How Germany can get railroaded within the European Central Bank’s Governing Council

Germany has been resistant to many measures of the European Central Bank, not least the size of its bond-buying programmes and its latest ‘Transmission Protection Mechanism’ approved at the main meeting of July 2022. The […]

Risks in contemplating transition from ERM II into the euro

August 17th, 2022|Comments Off on Risks in contemplating transition from ERM II into the euro

Two countries are currently in the European Exchange Rate Mechanism II – Bulgaria and Croatia. ERM II is the Euro waiting room. Croatia has now passed the tests to get on the plane – but […]

Published – our letter to the Daily Telegraph

August 17th, 2022|Comments Off on Published – our letter to the Daily Telegraph

I had the top ‘Reader’s Letter’ published by the Daily Telegraph on 9 June 2022, occasioned by an email to all Tory party members by the Supreme Leader, telling us all the things that weren’t […]