Although times are tough for many recruiters, those search consultants at the very top, it seems, are currently doing rather well.
The Wall Street Journal reports that long-time Bank of America investor Jerry Finger has taken his fight against firm Chairman & CEO Ken Lewis to the internet.
The Daily Telegraph reports that $65bn fraudster Bernie Madoff received his first prison visitor earlier this week - his wife Ruth, who many would like to see banged up like her old man.
Former Deutsche Bank analyst Mike Mayo opened his account with new employer CLSA Monday, assigning an 'underweight' rating to a number of US banks, and predicting loan losses that will exceed the levels seen during the Great Depression.
ABC News has reported the sobering tale of 49-year-old Ken Karpman, a UCLA graduate who, until 2005, was earning $750,000-a-year as an institutional equity salesperson, and had enjoyed at least a six-figure income for most of his professional life.
The Daily Telegraph reports that Royal Bank of Scotland CEO Stephen Hester told shareholders Friday that it could take up to 5 years to get the bank back on track. 'I wish it would be quicker,' he said, 'But I'm sorry to tell you that it won't be'.
Here are a couple of Thomson Reuters' Q1 Global Debt, Equity & Equity-Linked League Tables.
Here's a note of which firm came top of Thomson Reuters' Q1 M&A league tables around the world.
Here's Thomson Reuters' Q1 Worldwide M&A league table.
Here's mergermarket's first-quarter 2009 global M&A Legal Advisers League Table.