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Sunday 2 April 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Barings Bank

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# hop on
How a colony of wallabies made an island off Dublin their home
As many as 100 of the marsupials are thriving off the coast of Dublin.
# 20 years on
Nick Leeson: I sat my sons down this week to pass on the hard lessons I have learned
In an exclusive piece for, the former ‘rogue’ trader writes of his panic and embarrassment on this week 20 years ago as he collapsed a 232-year-old bank.
# Trading Places
Nick Leeson on the 20th anniversary of Barings scandal: "The most embarrassing period of my life"
The former trader at the centre of the notorious 1995 bank collapse had to “sit down” his sons to explain his role in the disgrace.
Column: Make an example of bankers. Just do it.
Former trader Nick Leeson says an example was quite rightly made of him when his actions led to the collapse of Barings Bank – why isn’t that happening now?
Column: New CEO of AIB knows the tale of two islands
Former trader Nick Leeson writes that David Duffy should be up to the challenge of bringing AIB to heel – after all, Duffy oversaw the takeover of Barings Bank in Singapore, the very bank brought down by Leeson’s actions.
# Apology
Nick Leeson - who brought down Barings Bank - apologises to boss
The infamous ‘rogue trader’ has come face to face with his former boss for the first time since the bank’s crash in 1995.
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
In today’s Fix: more bad news from the IMF; Cork toddler cleared of rare cancer by US treatment; and New York police make further grim discoveries in Long Island.
Column: Nick Leeson asks why no-one has gone to jail for the Irish banking collapse
In his first column for, the man who is famous for losing $50 million in one day wonders why no-one has been held accountable for the far greater losses in Irish banks.