Bankers, and mainly trading types, have been known, of course, to indulge in the odd visit to lap-dancing clubs - even though these days most firms have banned this kind of 'client entertainment'. But here's a cautionary tale.
This week sees the second anniversary of the sale of Bear Stearns to JPMorgan Chase, and we dipped into perhaps the most definitive account of the saga - 'House of Cards' by William D. Cohan for a quick refresher of how things went down.
US authorities have been combing through millions of documents provided by Goldman Sachs, as they attempt to get to the bottom of exactly what went on in the lead-up to the financial crisis.
Percy was the 5-year-old prized pooch of high-powered banking couple Robert Hardon (yes, that's his real name) and Laura Garner.
Debrahlee Lorenzana, 33, hit the headlines earlier this month when she sued Citigroup, claiming that she was fired from the firm by bosses who couldn't handle the way she looked.
To All Managers & Department Heads
Here's another brief excerpt from William D. Cohan's international bestseller 'The House of Cards', which describes the events leading up to the JPMorgan Chase 'merger' with Bear Stearns.
Macquarie Bank launched an investigation earlier this year, after a client services officer was seen on live TV opening up photos on his work PC monitor of a scantily-dressed Miranda Kerr, the Australian supermodel.
Now much has been written recently about firms like Barclays Capital, who have so-called 'no jerk' hiring policies. According to no less an authority than The Financial Times, BarCap takes this philosophy 'seriously from the top executive suites on down'.
The Daily Telegraph reports that Dorly Hazan-Amir, who still works in Citigroup's Asset Finance unit in New York, has filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against the firm.
The devastated family of a JP Morgan executive who plunged to his death from the roof of the bank’s European headquarters in Canary Wharf Tuesday said they were determined to 'get to the truth' about what happened.
It's been a tough week for the markets.
An employee of JP Morgan investment bank who fell to his death from the firm's European headquarters during rush hour in London has been named as 39-year-old Gabriel Magee.