Dick Fuld's Reentry To Society Involves Telling People The Secrets To Running A World Class Investment Bank

People who are paying actual money to hear said secrets.
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"First, you use a little-known accounting trick to hide how dire things are."

Back in November, Bloombergreported that after keeping a fairly low profile over the past six years, following the collapse of Lehman Brothers, ex-CEO Dick Fuld would be emerging from the shadows. Speaking of the "tight leash" his wife had been keeping him on, Fuld said that he "plan[ned]" to get out and about more, remarking "It's a new day." Specifically, he was referring to his social life (museum benefits, charity galas, youth hockey gamesripe with opportunities to get into physical altercations parents, etc), but now it appears he's ready to thrust himself back into business as well.

The organizers of the 2015 Marcum MicroCap Conference said Mr. Fuld will address conference attendees in his “first major public address since leaving Lehman Brothers in 2008,” the organizers said in a news release.

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Mr. Fuld will discuss “the strategy employed by Lehman Brothers to become one of the world’s leading investment banks, aspects of the financial crisis, the current capital market environment and the keys to success for today’s growth companies choosing to access the capital markets now,” the release said.

According to organizer David Bukzin, there will be a Q&A, so get those burning questions ready.

Lehman’s Ex-CEO Is Resurfacing [WSJ]

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