Psychological profiling: Can rogue trader as be flagged ahead of time?


Last October, a former rogue trader sat down in front of a series of multiple choice questions and worked his way through a 45-minute personality test. His answers were analysed by a testing firm – one of many companies that produce and market these questionnaires. Among other findings, the test showed that the former trader had a strong desire to try and get himself out of trouble rather than asking for help – a trait much in evidence during his original crime. Today, an analyst at the testing

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Investment banks: the future of risk control

This survey report explores the current state of risk controls in investment banks, the challenges of effective engagement across the three lines of defence, and the opportunity to develop a more dynamic approach to first-line risk control

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