Chris Blackhurst reported in last night's Standard the screening of the Inside Job documentary, organised by the FT and Pi Capital. The audience were not dreadlocked trustafarians and crusties but City professionals. He concludes:
What was it Diamond said last week? That the time for banker "remorse" is over. This is what Ferguson said: "Even in my private and off-the-record conversations with financial executives I've not encountered a single honest expression of remorse or shame or guilt. I raised this too with Dominique Strauss-Kahn at the IMF [International Monetary Fund] and with the French finance minister Christine Lagarde - they both agreed that they've yet to hear any expression of regret."
Said the film-maker: "Those responsible blame 'the system'. Or they blame the bubble caused by irresponsible borrowers. Some of them blame low interest rates. In a grim way it's actually amusing to watch them blame anyone except themselves."
Please see his film.If fellow bloggers are up for organising a screening in London, I'm in. Drop me a line and I'll see what I can arrange.