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  • 2016 and 2017 saw a surge in demand for hardnumber advisory services on non-bank supervision and regulation, particularly credit unions in various Caribbean jurisdictions, with assignments in Barbados, Grenada, Dominica, Belize, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, and Jamaica. In addition, public debt advisory assignments were undertaken in Cape Verde and Montenegro.
  • A busy 2015 is shaping up for thehardnumber, with ongoing and planned assignments Cameroon, Djibouti, Turks and Caicos, Barbados, and Kenya. 
  • 2014 has been a very suuccessful one as thehardnumber provided leading banking supervision and public debt management expertise for the governments of Madagascar, Suriname, Comoros, Samoa, Fiji, Mozambique, Vanuatu, Trinidad and Tobago, Gabon, and Barbados.
  • thehardnumber consulting group is now on the International Monetary Fund's roster of experts! 

  • Carl Saab, Senior Consultant for The Hard Number, is now consulting for Novassay, a Swiss-based pharmaceutical company developing novel diagnostics in the area of monitoring drug transporter activity and drug-drug interactions in humans as well as novel therapies for the treatment of neuropathic pain.  
  • thehardnumber has been invited for a second year in a row by the Caribbean Center for Money and Finance and the IMF's CARTAC to give a lecture on Measuring Risk and Stress Testing Non-Bank Financial Instituions on Nov 25-27, 2013 in Barbados.
  • Carl Saab, thehardnumber partner, just issued his book on "Chronic pain and brain abnormalities" available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble from Elsevier.
  • a busy year 2013 for thehardnumber, with consultancy assignments and mission on public debt management to Tonga, Sudan, Chad, Djibouti, Senegal, Ghana, Benin, Guyana, and Mauritius.