When Leeson was arrested in 1995 for bringing Barings Bank to its knees, it initially seemed as if he had single-handedly crushed the company.
Indeed, it was he alone who found himself in the dark confines of a Singapore jail, from where he wrote Rogue Trader.
Now updated for the twentieth anniversary of the collapse of Barings, this is his story of a broken system; of a cast of characters blind to anything but profits - whatever the cost.
Leeson's tale of boom and bust is an important reminder of the immense power the banking system held and, worryingly, still holds.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 384 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 22/10/2015
- Category: Autobiography: business & industry
- ISBN: 9780751563399
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