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Mr. JP Leboutet, former Head of Audit, Asia-Pacific, Lehman Brothers shared his perspective on the causes of the “Lehman Shock” from an insider’s viewpoint.

GLOBIS Professional Seminar
The Lehman Shock: an Insider’s Perspective

Speaker: Mr. Jean-Paul Leboutet, former Head of Audit, Asia-Pacific, Lehman Brothers
Time & Date: 19:00 - 21:00, Friday, December 16, 2011
Venue: GLOBIS Tokyo Campus

Mr. Jean-Paul Leboutet, former Head of Audit, Asia-Pacific, Lehman Brothers currently Consultant in financial services and Trainer for finance professionals, described his perspective on the causes of the “Lehman Shock”. Mr. Leboutet will provided insight on the collapse of the markets and the investment bank, including the role played by audit, competitors and regulators. This seminar is a useful reference for people interested in understanding the financial crisis, including learning how banks respond in critical times also for those who are interested in the functioning and future of capital markets.


Mr. Jean-Paul Leboutet currently advises on Governance, Risks and Controls. He develops professionals and sits on the advisory board of private equity investors. Previously, Mr. Leboutet was Head of Audit for Asia-Pacific with Lehman Brothers. He has spent twenty years in Asia at senior roles, managing large teams and monitoring risks on complex derivatives. Between 2000 and 2004, he was in charge of International Strategy at Societe Generale, assessing acquisitions and divestitures on behalf of the Chairman, in particular in North America. Mr. Leboutet started his career in banking with the Inspection Generale of the same firm. He has also worked as a cost analyst for E.D.F., the French national electric power company.

Mr. Leboutet received a MSc. (Honors) from H.E.C., Paris, majoring in Finance, Economics and is Certified Internal Auditor. He participated also in executive programs, such as investment banking at Northwestern Kellogg School of Management. He speaks and writes fluent Japanese.

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Mr. Vandenbrink began his business career in the Chicago Office of Booz Allen, the consulting firm. He then moved to J.P. Morgan, working in New York and Tokyo in financial consulting, capital markets, corporate finance, M&A, commercial lending, and credit risk management. He was Managing Director and Head of Credit Risk in Japan first at Deutsche Bank and subsequently at Morgan Stanley. He recently taught corporate finance at The University of Tsukuba as visiting professor in the MBA Program in International Business. At GLOBIS, Dr. Vandenbrink lectures in Finance and Management Philosophy Courses.

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