One year on from the collapse of Wall Street giant Lehman Brothers, and the financial turmoil that quickly followed, investors looked back and considered what lessons had been learned and whether the problems were really solved.
Banks Need Strong Capital Base
Discussing the lessons that could be learnt from Lehman's demise, Sandy Flockhart, CEO of HSBC Asia Pacific says it shows the leverage model that is dependent on money market funding is not sustainable. He also sheds light on how investors' risk tolerance and expectations have changed.
Future of Investment Banking
The banking sector needs regulations to build transparency or it will make the same mistakes again, says Michael Yoshikami, president & chief investment strategist at YCMNet Advisors.
The debate on banking regulations should focus on what needs to be regulated and not who the regulators should be, says Stephen Roach, chairman for Asia at Morgan Stanley.
Preventing Another Crisis
The problems in the global financial-services sector are not as severe in Asia and the region's asset quality has held up well, says Alistair Scarff, head of Asia financial institutions research at Banc of America Securities - Merrill Lynch.
Bank Problems Still Exist
Some of the same problems in the banking sector still exist and could sap growth over the long term, says Michael Yoshikami, president & chief investment strategist at YCMNet Advisors. He discusses what financial institutions have learnt from Lehman Brothers' collapse.
Lessons from Lehman Brothers
Discussing the lessons learnt from Lehman's collapse and what regulators should do going forward, with John Symond, executive chairman, Aussie Home Loans.
Lagarde on Lehman Lessons
The first lesson of the financial crisis is there has to be control of the financial markets, Christine Lagarde, French finance minister, said Monday on the anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers.
Mistakes Must Be Punished
In the future we need a credible system to make sure that companies and investors are punished for making mistakes and not bailed out, Otmar Issing, former ECB Chief Economist, told CNBC Monday.
Lehman Brothers was ‘Trigger’ for Crisis
I do wonder if history might tell us that had they saved it (Lehman Brothers) perhaps the scale of the crisis wouldn’t have been so bad,” Linda Yueh from Oxford Analytica told CNBC Monday. She said if Lehman had been saved “confidence wouldn’t have been shattered to the extent that it was around the world.”