Profile of Melanie RodierSenior Editor and Head of Video
Member Since: 5/8/2014
Blog Posts: 1304
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 March 2008
Lehman Bros has filed a lawsuit against Marubeni Corp., the Japanese trading giant, responsible for defrauding the New York-based investment bank out of US$352 million through a scam carried out by two rogue employees. Could it have stopped the fraud?
Joining the ranks of a growing number of financial institutions to increasingly focus on Web 2.0, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) is targeting Facebook users by launching a financial advice blog that can be accessed through its fan page on the popular social networking site....
Facing a down market, Deutsche Bank is investing in technologies to improve efficiency, such as virtualization and SOA, without losing sight of the customer experience.
Apple's announcement that it is now targeting its iPhone to business customers too with improved security and integration of e-mail, calendars and contact lists, has generally received positive reviews in the press. But is the financial industry ready to trade in their BlackBerrys and Treos for a more colorful iPhone?
Werner says Turquoise wants to set standards in terms of quality of technology and client service, as well as setting the bar for best practices in compliance, surveillance and adherence to regulatory guidance.
Kannan says sourcing liquidity as new venues are launched and making them available to clients keeps Rosenblatt motivated.
Richardson, who is currently EVP at the BSE, will join NYFIX when Nasdaq's acquisition of the BSE is completed. In his new position, he will oversee management of the company's electronic execution products and services, including the Millennium ATS dark pool, and the soon to be launched Euro Millennium dark pool.
Transition managers increasingly are tapping dark pools to trade large blocks while avoiding information leakage.
Greater efficiency and reduced costs drive growth of e-trading among European hedge funds and asset managers.
SocGen confirmed that police have searched its trading floor and held a new trader and former colleague of rogue trader Jerome Kerviel, for questioning. Some records were also taken away by officers. Meanwhile, the UK's FSA highlighted measures banks should take to protect themselves against "rogue trader" risk...
A new survey has found that IT vendor management is becoming increasingly important for banks, who now consider it an enterprise-wide issue that can help significantly reduce costs and...
Brokerage MF Global has hired external risk consultants to review its order entry systems, after a rogue trader lost $141.5 million...