Category Archives: Reputational Risk

The Best Defense to Litigation Is a Good Bank Culture by Professors Ingo Walter and Roy Smith

The following is an excerpt from an op-ed in American Banker written by Professors Ingo Walter and Roy Smith: Of all the financial markets that should be resistant to manipulation, foreign exchange surely tops the list. With $5.3 trillion traded … Continue reading

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Getting Serious About Sanctions-Busting Banks by Professors Ingo Walter and Roy Smith

BNP Paribas is expected any day to admit to criminal *violations of U.S. sanctions against Iran and Sudan. This is likely to mean that the giant French bank will pay a fine of between $8 billion and $10 billion to … Continue reading

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Are Major Banks Really Too Big to Jail?

The following is an excerpt from Banks and Markets of an article titled “Are Major Banks Really Too Big to Jail?” by NYU Stern Professor and MS in Risk Management Academic Director, Ingo Walter: It used to be that financial … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened to Swiss Bank Secrecy? By Professor Ingo Walter

The following is an excerpt from an article titled, “Whatever Happened to Swiss Bank Secrecy?” by NYU Stern Professor and MSRM Academic Director, Ingo Walter: Financial secrecy – or more politely “confidentiality” – involves non-disclosure of financial information concerning individuals, … Continue reading

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Prof. Ingo Walter on Italian bank Monte Paschi’s troubles

The following is an excerpt from a Bloomberg entitled “Bank Born Out of Black Death Struggles to Survive.” Siena, the medieval city renowned for its Palio horse races, is home to the world’s oldest bank. Within its aging walls lies … Continue reading

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