Lehman Brothers ruling changes equation for creditors and clients

Protection racket


When gamblers enter a lottery, they are aware of the risks and rewards. The rules are clear, and if they lose their stake, no-one else is to blame. But what if a player didn’t know they were in a lottery – should they have to lose their money regardless?

Clients and affiliates of Lehman Brothers’ UK-based entity found themselves in that trap when the securities firm went bust in September 2008. Due largely to an unexplained last-minute money transfer and a failure to correctly segregate client

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.risk.net/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Risk.net account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: