Author: Paine, Lynn Sharp
Source: Harvard Business School
Number of pages: 15, 9, 10
Describes Salomon Brothers' recovery from the August 1991 Treasury auction scandal. Details the impact of the firm's disclosure of bidding improprieties and describes how the new management team, led by Warren Buffett and Deryck Maughan, guided the company through the ensuing crisis. The impact of the crisis is followed through the end of 1992. A rewritten version of an earlier case.