Nick Leeson

Type: Person
Name: Nick Leeson
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

How to achieve cultural change in the finance sector

By on Oct 9, 2014In the wake of financial scandals, big banks declare their culture is changing, but critics say genuine reform is easier said than doneSub-prime mortgages, predatory lending, complicity in money laundering, mis-selling of payment protection ... [Published Ethical Corporation Online - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Insurance probe into FCA gathers pace

FCA executives in the spotlight over regulatory briefing which damaged insurance companies valuationsThe probe into how the FCA allegedly blundered with an announcement that wiped millions off the stock market valuation of insurance giants such as Aviva ... [Published Insurancetimes.co.uk - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

FCA Executives Mull Insurance Probe Criticism

Executives at the City watchdog have begun examining criticism of their conduct as part of an inquiry into a media briefing which wiped hundreds of millions of pounds from the value of listed insurSky News has learnt that a number of senior personnel ... [Published Heart Radio - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

Spectacular lessons in how to lose cash

Cowes Enterprise College. A whoops-a-daisy moment for the Isle of Wight Council employee who inadvertently paid more than half a million pounds to the defunct contractor for Cowes Enterprise College, thus adding another glorious chapter to the rollicking ... [Published Isle of Wight County Press - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

SR Financial Institutions Risk Forum 2014

This is a free to attend, exclusively by invitation only, one day event for risk and insurance managers responsible for risk management and insurance procurement for Europe's largest financial institutions.StrategicRISK Financial Institutions Risk Forum ... [Published Strategic Risk - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

The Tesco crisis, and other scandals that really shocked me

Once a financial journalist, always one. So when I learnt that Tesco had owned up to a £250m shortfall in its estimated profits for the six months to 23 August, it registered on my private Richter scale as a financial earthquake. I had never heard anything ... [Published The Independent - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Deutsche Bank fires Australia FX trader for hiding losses in the millions

Sydney-based trader Andy Donaldson is under investigation by ASIC for inflating trades which resulted in losses to his employer of $5 millionThe dramatic and hedonistic days of Nick Leeson may well be decades behind us, however rogue trading is clearly ... [Published LeapRate - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

The man who brought down Barings Bank comes to Tunbridge Wells

Comments (0)When Barings, the UK’s oldest merchant bank, was brought down in 1995, it made headlines across the world.Nineteen years later the rogue trader responsible, Nick Leeson, is heading for Tunbridge Wells.He will be the guest speaker at The Billion ... [Published Kent and Sussex Courier - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Whatever happened to...?

Derek West from RightTrack reminisces about technology and business practices from a bygone era.After 30 years in accounting, industry, IT consultancy and management training, it feels like it's time to take stock. It is ironic really, as stock takes ... [Published TrainingZONE - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

Amaranth’s Story: The Biggest Energy Trading Disaster in History

Source: Thinkstock As someone who made a living in dealing rooms around the world for nearly 20 years, the reactions that traditionally greet highly publicized dealing disasters never fail to cause a wry smile to pass my lips. The reaction of the public, ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 21 2014]
First reported May 01 2014 - Updated May 02 2014 - 1 reports

The World's Biggest Rogue Traders

<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQLJpi89OzM&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;The World's Biggest Rogue Traders May 1 (Bloomberg) --- From Jerome Kerviel of Societe Generale to Nick ... [Published Bloomberg - YouTube - May 01 2014]

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How to achieve cultural change in the finance s... [Published Ethical Corporation Online - Oct 17 2014]
Insurance probe into FCA gathers pace [Published Insurancetimes.co.uk - Oct 17 2014]
FCA Executives Mull Insurance Probe Criticism [Published Heart Radio - Oct 14 2014]
Spectacular lessons in how to lose cash [Published Isle of Wight County Press - Oct 12 2014]
SR Financial Institutions Risk Forum 2014 [Published Strategic Risk - Sep 26 2014]
The Tesco crisis, and other scandals that reall... [Published The Independent - Sep 24 2014]
Deutsche Bank fires Australia FX trader for hid... [Published LeapRate - Sep 23 2014]
The man who brought down Barings Bank comes to ... [Published Kent and Sussex Courier - Sep 19 2014]
Whatever happened to...? [Published TrainingZONE - Sep 15 2014]
Amaranth’s Story: The Biggest Energy Trading Di... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 21 2014]
The Biggest Energy Trading Disaster In History [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 21 2014]
The World's Biggest Rogue Traders [Published Bloomberg - YouTube - May 01 2014]
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Amaranth’s Story: The Biggest Energy Trading Di... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 21 2014]
Source: Thinkstock As someone who made a living in dealing rooms around the world for nearly 20 years, the reactions that traditionally greet highly publicized dealing disasters never fail to cause a wry smile to pass my lips. The reaction of the public, ...
The Biggest Energy Trading Disaster In History [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 21 2014]
Submitted by Martin Tillier via OilPrice.com , As someone who made a living in dealing rooms around the world for nearly 20 years, the reactions that traditionally greet highly publicized dealing disasters never fail to cause a wry smile to pass ...
The World's Biggest Rogue Traders [Published Bloomberg - YouTube - May 01 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQLJpi89OzM&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;The World's Biggest Rogue Traders May 1 (Bloomberg) --- From Jerome Kerviel of Societe Generale to Nick ...
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