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# barings-bank - Saturday 29 July, 2017

How a colony of wallabies made an island off Dublin their home
# Hop On
# Hop On

How a colony of wallabies made an island off Dublin their home

Jul 29th 2017, 10:00 PM 159,468 Views 60 Comments

As many as 100 of the marsupials are thriving off the coast of Dublin.

# barings-bank - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Nick Leeson: I sat my sons down this week to pass on the hard lessons I have learned
# 20 Years On
# 20 Years On

Nick Leeson: I sat my sons down this week to pass on the hard lessons I have learned

Feb 26th 2015, 11:45 AM 19,164 Views 13 Comments

In an exclusive piece for TheJournal.ie, the former ‘rogue’ trader writes of his panic and embarrassment on this week 20 years ago as he collapsed a 232-year-old bank.

# barings-bank - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Nick Leeson on the 20th anniversary of Barings scandal: "The most embarrassing period of my life"
# Trading Places
# Trading Places

Nick Leeson on the 20th anniversary of Barings scandal: "The most embarrassing period of my life"

Feb 25th 2015, 10:10 PM 14,535 Views 36 Comments

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.

# barings-bank - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Column: Make an example of bankers. Just do it.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Make an example of bankers. Just do it.

Jul 11th 2012, 7:00 AM 25 Views 26 Comments

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?

# barings-bank - Monday 28 November, 2011

Column: New CEO of AIB knows the tale of two islands
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: New CEO of AIB knows the tale of two islands

Nov 28th 2011, 8:30 PM 33 Views 14 Comments

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.

# barings-bank - Monday 8 August, 2011

Nick Leeson - who brought down Barings Bank - apologises to boss
# Apology
# Apology

Nick Leeson - who brought down Barings Bank - apologises to boss

Aug 8th 2011, 10:27 PM 2,679 Views 3 Comments

The infamous ‘rogue trader’ has come face to face with his former boss for the first time since the bank’s crash in 1995.

# barings-bank - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Apr 12th 2011, 8:06 PM 1,286 Views 0 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Nick Leeson asks why no-one has gone to jail for the Irish banking collapse

Apr 12th 2011, 1:46 PM 243 Views 36 Comments

In his first column for TheJournal.ie, 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.