JP Morgan on top again.
Here's the Thomson Reuters 2012 any UK involvement M&A league table (announced deals).
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued an order filing and settling charges against Mizuho Securities for failing to provide timely notice to the CFTC of secured fund deficiencies in violation of CFTC regulation 1.12(h) and for failing to diligently supervise its employees in violation of regulation 166.3.
Gone but not forgotten.
2012 was a rollercoaster ride for politicians, the economy and markets.
Wegelin & Co., the 270-year-old Swiss bank, pleaded guilty to helping U.S. taxpayers hide more than $1.2 billion from the Internal Revenue Service.
Based on ticket sales, the worst movie of 2012 was 'The Ghastly Love of Johnny X', a 106-minute long black-and-white $2 million musical fiasco. According to Box Office Mojo, Johnny's box office wasn't boffo. At all. Total ticket sales added up to...$117
The Federal Trade Commission closed its investigation against Google for antitrust violations Thursday.
A warning from the International Monetary Fund that the US lacks a long-term strategy for dealing with its budget problems dampened the euphoric mood on global stock markets on Thursday.
Sacked Barclays chief executive Antony Jenkins will walk away with about £28m [$43.5m] in cash and shares despite failing to turn around the troubled bank.
A U.S. federal judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit by former Lehman Brothers employees seeking to hold onetime CEO Richard Fuld liable for their retirement plan losses as the Wall Street bank plunged into its 2008 bankruptcy.
Mariano Gaut, a 20-year Citigroup veteran who most recently served as the bank's co-head of Latin America capital markets origination, has left the firm, two sources familiar with the situation told IFR.