Nick Leeson

Year1995
CategoryEconomics
CountriesUnited States
DescriptionAwarded jointly to Nick Leeson and his superiors at Barings Bank and to Robert Citron of Orange County, California, for using the calculus of derivatives to demonstrate that every financial institution has its limits.
Reference"Barings Lost : Nick Leeson and the Collapse of Barings Plc" and "Big Bets Gone Bad".