A recent heated personal conversation with a Financial Times Alphaville editor, FT’s new foray into online blogs, highlighted the often grey area operating over online public discussion forums and financial information dissemination. This discussion also highlighted some of the regulatory concerns that surround online financial discussions: issues such as accountability, transparency and openness. Where is the Grey Line? What does it mean to have editorial concern in an age of instant online communications and financial transactions?
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September 15th 2008 was a shattering point for markets globally with Lehman Brothers, the 1 trillion dollar daily turnover behemoth, suddenly filing for chapter 11 protection in the midst of the largest crisis’ in global liquidity ever recorded. The recent FCIC hearings in the United States have regrouped some key actors to these events to review and re-digest some of the most troubling aspects to the crisis. The question remains, however, how could we prevent this event from ever happening again.