Asset managers forced to deal with counterparty risk

When asset managers who were clients of Lehman Brother learned of the firm's filing for bankruptcy protection, they found themselves staring at the new reality of counterparty risk. Up until then, counterparty risk has been the concern of large sell-side institutions. Most buy-side firms have not placed similar emphasis in their risk management practice on this particular type of exposure. Now, as risk management practices receive much needed scrutiny and multi-asset class portfolio trading incr