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Our archives on Lehman Brothers
Trade repositories key to understanding exposures
Date: Apr 08, 2013Michael Bodson, president and CEO of DTCC feels that as derivatives are a global business, the ability to provide regulators with immediate access to a global data set is crucial.
Author: Michael Bodson
Categories: Markets & Exchanges, Regulation, Risk & Compliance, Risk and Regulation, Trading & Data
Keywords: DTCC, Michael Bodson, CDS, Lehman Brothers, Systemic Risk
End of the road for “too big to fail” banks?
Date: Dec 14, 2012US FDIC and Bank of England alliance unveil measures to seize and unwind global systematically important banks should they fail.
Author: Magessan Raj
Categories: Capital & Strategic Issues, Regulation, Risk and Regulation
Keywords: FDIC, Bank of England, G-SIFIs, Lehman Brothers, British Bankers’ Association, Paul Tucker
Watanabe departure likely to end Nomura's global push
Date: Jul 30, 2012A series of missteps amidst a volatile banking environment, combined with an insider trading scandal, have left the CEO of Japan’s largest investment bank with no choice but to resign.
Author: Lalitha Sivanesan
Categories: Asset Management, Trustees and Custodians, Japan, Markets & Exchanges
Keywords: Nomura, Kenichi Watanabe, Koji Nagai, Lehman Brothers
Nomura loses wholesale banking chief
Date: Jan 16, 2012Nomura Holdings’ top ex-Lehman executive Jesse Bhattal has stepped down from his position, raising questions of whether the top Japanese brokerage is on the verge of revamping its global strategies.
Author: Wong Wei Han
Categories: Transaction Banking
Keywords: Nomura, Jasjit Bhattal, Lehman Brothers, 2008 Financial Crisis, Takumi Shibata