Ten Years After Barings - Where Are They Now ?

It is coming up to the 10th anniversary of when Nick Leeson bust the bank that was Barings. The Observer has had a quick look at what happened to the few who enjoyed their 15 minutes of fame as a result of the scandal.

The Strange Case Of Peter Young

It was in September 1996 when trading in three Morgan Grenfell investment funds was suspended following the discovery of certain 'irreguarities'. Peter Young, the fund manager at the center of the affair, is said to have trod the fine line between genius and eccentric.

Credit Suisse Appoints Chairman Private Banking Asia Pacific

Singapore - Credit Suisse has announced that Marcel Kreis will assume a new leadership role as Chairman of Private Banking Asia Pacific effective January 1, 2012. Francesco de Ferrari, who will be relocating to the region on August 1, will succeed as Head of Private Banking Asia Pacific from next January, reporting to Walter Berchtold, CEO Private Banking and Osama Abbasi, CEO Asia Pacific.

Jefferies Adds To Global Fixed Income Business

In the continued development of the firm’s Fixed Income Division, Jefferies today announced the appointment of Alix Bernard as a Managing Director in European Credit Sales. She is based in the firm’s Paris office.