5 Years After Lehman Crash: ‘Dark Times’ Ahead
Janet Tavakoli and other commentators talk of violated American principles, the death of capitalism and “dark times for the future of the republic.”
Janet Tavakoli: SEC Needs to Wake Up, Make Bad Money Managers Pay Up
Wall Street scourge Janet Tavakoli usually reserves her fire for big cheating firms, but she turned her ire on the SEC regarding its criminal indictment of SAC Capital on insider trading charges.
‘Antichrist’ at SEC, Dimon, Bush Among Villains of Financial Crisis: Tavakoli
To Wall Street scourge Janet Tavakoli, the list of financial-crisis villains still evading responsibility is not short and includes, to name a few, Jamie Dimon, Jon Corzine, Tim Geithner, Mary Schapiro, George W. Bush, President Obama and the financial media.
Finding Financial Crisis Culprits; Selling Advisors Like iPhones: May Research—Slideshow
Research magazine's May cover story, "Finding the Culprits," focuses on derivatives expert Janet Tavakoli and her hard-hitting analysis of who and what caused the financial crisis.
Liars, Cheaters and Thieves
Janet Tavakoli is a Chicago-based consultant with experience structuring and trading credit derivatives.
Finding the Culprits of the Crisis
Derivatives expert Janet Tavakoli takes a hard look at what — and who — caused the financial crisis.
Goldman Sachs Ripped by Critics for History of Putting Profits Over Clients
Greg Smith’s very public resignation from Goldman Sachs has sparked heated discussion in the financial services industry, not only on the propriety of Smith’s New York Times op-ed but on the substance of the former Goldman executive’s accusations against the firm.
CDO Survey Under Way
CHICAGO (HedgeWorld.com)--By popular demand, Janet Tavakoli is completing an industry survey on the management and best practices related to the offering of collateralized debt obligations. Ms. Tavakoli--a consultant and expert witness on credit derivatives issues, a published author and speaker on the pitfalls of credit mismanagement and its implications-- is...
UK's FSA Concerned about Sloppy OTC Back-Office Work
LONDON (HedgeWorld.com)--The Financial Services Authority of the United Kingdom announced that it has become concerned about the back-office systems and controls in the market for over-the-counter credit derivatives. The Feb. 22 announcement specifically described unsigned confirmations outstanding between counterparties for OTC credit derivatives, the volume of which has come to...
Derivatives Accounting Reform in Europe Faces End-of-Year Deadline
LONDON (HedgeWorld.com)--Phylon Fund, Ltd., a U.K.-headquartered hedge fund manager listed on the Irish Stock Exchange, announced a change of its accounting system from the international...