Lehman CFOs were warned of "reputational risk" of transactions
Financial controller warned Lehman CFOs that transactions to improve its balance sheet had "no substance", report alleges
Lehman’s US chief financial officers were warned that the use of transactions
to remove tens of billions of dollars off its balance sheet would lead to ”
reputational risk” for the business if the deals came to light, a report
In the report of examiner Anton R Valukas, for the US Bankruptcy Court, it is
claimed that Lehman’s global financial controller Martin Kelly was concerned
that transactions used to remove assets off its balance sheet had no substance.
Kelly expressed these concerns to Lehman’s chief financial officers Erin
Callan and Ian Lowitt, alleged the report.