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    Legal designer, developer and regulator of markets and enterprises for 3 decades, for 6 years as a director of the leading global energy exchange, responsible for legal design of the UK ‘Balancing Point’ natural gas futures contract & market. Since 1998 Chris has researched and developed innovative legal, accounting and technology platforms. Senior Research Fellow at the Inst. for Strategy, Resilience & Security at UCL.

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    Storing value in a mutual credit world: Chris Cook

    Chris Cook 20-Dec-2020

    This is the third in a series of interviews that will accompany a book I’m writing, that will be published by Chelsea Green – an employee-owned company, and part of the new economy that the book is describing, built around a mutual credit core. Today I’m talking with Chris Cook. He was the designer of… Continue reading Storing value in a mutual credit world: Chris Cook Read more

    Chris Cook’s tour of the oil markets: from Nixon to Trump

    Chris Cook 31-May-2020

    Today I’m talking with Chris Cook, who designed and built the Iranian Oil Bourse (see Wikipedia for a timeline of the events Chris describes), which could help move the world away from the petrodollar. We’ll be talking more about that later. Read more

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