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 Andrew Waxman

Profile of Andrew Waxman

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Member Since: 5/8/2014
Blog Posts: 32
Posts: 7

Andrew Waxman writes on operational risk in capital markets and financial services. Andrew is a consultant in IBM's US financial risk services and compliance group. The views expressed her are those of his own. As an operational risk manager, Andrew has worked at some of the leading investment banks and consulting firms in Wall Street and the City of London. He writes on topics such as: rogue and insider trading, technology and markets, disaster planning, regulatory responses and risk management strategies. Andrew has a first class degree in history from Kings' College London and an MBA in finance from NYU.

Articles by Andrew Waxman
posted in March 2013

JP Morgan and Heuristics – Lessons from the Whale

JP Morgan's decisions in handling the London Whale incident can be traced to a series of cognitive biases and limitations, writes Andrew Waxman, who analyzes bank executives' responses based on the work of psychologist Daniel Kahneman.

Funding the Bad Guys – Winning the AML Battle

Successfully preventing terrorist networks and drug traffickers from utilizing the financial system to launder money will require greater cooperation between banks and law enforcement.

Shaking Up the Risk Teams

With billions lost in 2012, the risk culture of investment banks needs to change, starting with accountability and clear expectations for behavior. Banks must also tear down the walls that exist between market, credit and operational risk disciplines, writes Andrew Waxman.

Using Big Data to Combat Big Risk

How can financial institutions identify traders who are taking undue risks or investment salesmen who are fronting a Ponzi scheme? Andrew Waxman provides some insight.

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