Why Some Firms Thrive While Others Fail: Governance and Management Lessons from the Crisis

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adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM), pp. 5, 27, 28, 29, 52, 57, 154
affordable housing goals (see also, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac), pp. 132, 133
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, p. 216
Allison, Herbert, pp. 50, 51, 57, 70, 78, 123
alt-A mortgage, pp. 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 28, 36, 52, 57, 79, 135, 167, 182
American International Group (AIG), pp. 4, 7, 8, 9, 11, 13, 23, 38, 41, 43, 44, 50, 62, 76, 77, 83, 85, 86, 88, 91, 92, 94, 95, 106, 112, 116, 117, 123, 125, 127–31, 151, 159, 163, 173, 175, 178, 179, 187
AIG Financial Products (AIGFP), pp. 7, 77, 83, 85, 86, 92, 106, 131, 159, 178, 203, 219
Compensation, pp. 85–86, 88, 92, 94
credit default swap (CDS), pp. 7, 11, 23, 62, 76, 77, 112, 116–17, 159, 178
Joseph Cassano, CEO of AIGFP, pp. 7, 159
Joseph St. Denis, CRO, pp. 85, 116–7
legal covenants, pp. 112, 116–7
Martin Sullivan, CEO, pp. 7, 76, 83
and PwC, p. 106
and risk management, pp. 86, 95, 106, 116
Ameriquest, pp. 36, 114, 182
Andrukonis, David, (see also, Freddie Mac), p. 61
Angelides, Phil, Chairman (see, Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission)
Antoncic, Madelyn, (see also, Lehman), pp. 90, 100
Ashley, Stephen, Board Chairman (see also, Fannie Mae), pp. 64, 181–82
Asian crisis, p. 18
asset-backed commercial paper (ABCP), pp. 33, 41, 53, 114–15
asset-backed security (ABS), pp. 19, 41, 136, 219
Association of Inspectors of the Bank of Spain, p. 165
auction-rate securities, p. 118
Bagehot, Walter (see, Lombard Street)
Bair, Sheila, Chairman (see also, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation), pp. 157, 199
Bank for International Settlements (see, Basel Committee on Banking Supervision)
Bank of America, pp. 38, 42, 43, 52, 113, 124, 126, 173, 195
Bank of England, pp. 123, 124, 126, 136, 175
Bank Supervision (see, Supervision)
Barings Bank, p. 47
Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, pp. 67, 68, 160, 168
Basel II capital standards, pp. 132, 153, 157, 166
Bazerman, Max, p. 179
Bear Stearns, pp. 4, 36, 38, 39, 41, 45, 46, 66, 74, 75, 78, 82, 86, 91, 117, 122, 125, 153, 154
Bebchuk, Lucian, p. 86
Bernanke, Ben, Chairman (see also, Federal Reserve Board), pp. 3, 17, 38, 152, 175, 185
Bies, Susan, Governor (see also, Federal Reserve Board), pp. 152, 157, 164, 168, 202
black swan, pp. 6, 90, 197, 218
Blakely, Kevin, pp. 103, 108
Blankenship, Don, CEO (see also, Massey Mining Company), p. 212
Blankfein, Lloyd, CEO (see also, Goldman Sachs), p. 49
Blinder, Alan, p. 3
board of directors, pp. vii, viii, 7, 10, 11, 14, 15, 35, 44, 49, 51, 64, 67–70, 71, 72–75, 77, 79, 89, 91, 93–94, 96, 98, 99, 100, 102, 103, 105, 106, 107–10, 123, 141, 146, 147, 161–63, 170, 171, 177, 179, 189, 196, 197, 204, 207
constructive dialogue with, pp. 10, 14, 197
duty of care, p. 75
roles, pp. 15, 67–70, 72–75, 96, 102, 103, 105, 107–9, 147, 171, 196, 204, 207
bootleg banking system (see also, shadow banking system), pp. 167–68
borrowers, pp. 12–14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 32, 34, 36, 37, 38, 50, 54, 82–83, 84, 85, 97, 113, 121, 122, 134, 135, 158, 172–73, 182, 184, 194
affordability, pp. 27–28
early payment default, pp. 36–37, 182
foreclosure, pp. 3, 40, 52, 63, 184,

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