High-frequency agent guilty of stealing secrets

According to The Sydney Morning Herald’s Gareth Hutchens,

NICK Leeson was in Australia less than four months ago. The infamous ”rogue  trader” of the 1990s was the drawcard speaker at the annual Fix Conference  2012, where the topic of the moment was high-frequency trading.

He was invited to talk about the importance of regulation and corporate  governance to a room full of merchant bankers, high-frequency traders, and  smooth-talking PR firms.

Leeson began by saying that he could understand why he wouldn’t be on the  list of speakers who they would expect to talk about those sorts of  subjects.

The conference,  at Sydney’s Westin Hotel, had more than 1000 attendees. Like  most trade shows, technology companies used the opportunity to promote the  latest in cutting-edge trading.

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