Editorial: What’s in a job title?

Author: | Published: 8 Jul 2014

I seems a little passé to be taking lessons from the financial crisis in 2014, almost six years after Lehman. But as balance sheets recover, it's worth remembering how we got there. And it all hinges on a change in a job title, apparently.

Dr Paul Achleitner, chair of Deutsche Bank's supervisory board, certainly thinks so. Speaking at the International Capital Market Association's annual general meeting last month, he outlined the lessons from the crisis. Chiefly, Achleitner said, banks' front office staff...