Profile of Andrew WaxmanThought Leader
Member Since: 5/8/2014
Blog Posts: 32
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 December 2012
Given the rapid growth of technology in all aspects of the market, the disastrous BATS and Facebook IPOs - and the Knight Capital episode - shouldn't have been a big surprise.
After underestimating the strength of Hurricane Sandy, financial firms need to consider 'risk scenario planning' as a tool for forecasting what can go wrong in the future, writes author and risk analyst Andrew Waxman.
The controls against rogue trading in an investment bank comprise a combination of cultural change and intelligent system re-engineering.