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 Melanie Rodier

Profile of Melanie Rodier

Senior Editor and Head of Video
Member Since: 5/8/2014
Blog Posts: 1304
Posts: 82

Melanie Rodier has worked as a print and broadcast journalist for over 10 years, covering business and finance, general news, and film trade news. Prior to joining Wall Street & Technology in April 2007, Melanie lived in Paris, where she worked for the International Herald Tribune, and Rome, where she wrote for Reuters and Screen International, a film trade publication. Melanie was born in London, and graduated from Oxford University where she studied Spanish and Italian. She is also a fluent French speaker.

Articles by Melanie Rodier
posted in January 2008

Societe Generale: Could it Have Prevented $7.2 billion fraud?

Jerome Kerviel, the Societe Generale trader who allegedly carried out a $7.2 billion fraud, confessed to police that he hid his activities from his superiors, and claimed both he and other employees had been carrying out risky trades since 2005. So how could Soc Gen have prevented the fraud?

How Did the Societe Generale Fraud Happen?

France's second biggest bank, Societe Generale, is reeling under the discovery of a $7.14 fraud committed by Jerome Kerviel, a trader working on the futures desk at the bank's headquarters in Paris. So how did such massive fraud happen and lie undetected for so long?

Brokerage Employee Pleads Guilty to Insider Trading Conspiracy

As one of Wall Street's most far-reaching cases of insider trading continues to unravel, a former employee of Hoboken, NJ-based brokerage firm Assent has pleaded guilty to conspiracy, after admitting he accepted bribes to conceal illegal trades based on inside information provided by a former employee at UBS...

Citisoft Hires Christopher Russo as Managing Director

Russo will develop business opportunities, key client relationships and performing executive level project management duties across the front, middle and back-office within the buy-side technology and operations space.

Axelrod Named CEO at Cogency

Jeffrey Axelrod, the founding CTO of the funds of hedge funds software provider, has been named CEO

Enhanced Shared Assessments Program Can Make Audits Speedier

The Collaborative Software Initiative (CSI) recently joined the Shared Assessments Program, automating the questionnaire by providing a web services front-end application for collection and editing shared assessment submissions and an XML schema for validating and accepting those submissions as XML documents.

Banks Must Heighten Security Following New Round of Attacks

A security expert says financial institutions must improve security and adopt a strong multi-factor security solution, which can protect them from all kinds of online attacks and do not need to be re-written when a new threat is identified...

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