Dynegy founder Chuck Watson talks to Alexander Osipovich about the dawn of deregulation, the fall of Enron and what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur
Energy Risk was first published back in February 1994. Since then, its fortunes have risen and fallen with those of the wider energy risk management industry. Mark Pengelly reflects on the highs and lows...
Doing enough detective work to discover whether companies are really rotten to the core may be challenging for busy risk managers. But bad eggs usually come with early warning signs, which are easier to...
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By January 2002 – just one month after US energy giant Enron filed for bankruptcy – the more lasting implications were becoming clear in the pages of Energy Risk
The history of energy trading is littered with losses, bankruptcies and other misfortunes that now serve as cautionary tales. Alexander Osipovich looks back at the biggest energy risk management disasters of the past two decades and how they reshaped...
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Regulators' demands for more transparency are loading a heavy burden on to compliance, IT and operational risk teams at financial institutions. But collecting the data could have unforeseen benefits too. Alison Ebbage reports
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