Study Notes: Learning from Financial Disasters

Chapter 9. Learning from Financial Disasters Study Notes contains 19 pages covering the following learning objectives:

* Analyze the key factors that led to and derive the lessons learned from case studies involving the following risk factors:

* Interest rate risk, including the 1980s savings and loan crisis in the US

* Funding liquidity risk, including Lehman Brothers, Continental Illinois, and Northern Rock

* Implementing hedging strategies, including the Metallgesellschaft case

* Model risk, including the Niederhoffer case, Long Term Capital Management, and the London Whale case

* Rogue trading and misleading reporting, including the Barings case

* Financial engineering and complex derivatives, including Bankers Trust, the Orange County case, and Sachsen Landesbank

* Reputational risk, including the Volkswagen case

* Corporate governance, including the Enron case

* Cyber risk, including the SWIFT case

After reviewing these Financial Disasters study notes, you will be able to apply what you learned with practice questions.

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