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Article in I by IMD: “The Library of Mistakes: chapter and verse on financial disaster”

Russell Napier, the Keeper of the Edinburgh Library of Mistakes, published an article in I by IMD magazine. “He explains how the library, along with a recently opened branch in Lausanne, can help today’s generation of bankers and financiers avoid the pitfalls of the past.”

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