'Simply the best, better than all the rest', was one analyst's verdict on Standard Chartered last week, reflecting the sense that the bank is different from any other listed in London.
By Jesse Eisinger and Jake Bernstein, ProPublica
And there's more.
Yep, even the original 'rogue' trader Nick Leeson thinks it's a bit much, all these banking scandals.
Standard Chartered has strongly rejected the position or the portrayal of facts as set out in the order issued by the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) Monday.
Every one a disaster.
Standard Chartered shares slumped more than 7% in early morning trade in Hong Kong on Tuesday after New York’s top bank regulator said the British bank worked with Iran to hide $250bn in transactions, violating U.S. anti-money laundering laws, but analysts say that the case will only have limited impact on the bank.
One in three lawyers within private practice think their career progression is being stifled by a lack of opportunity within their firms, according to research conducted by international legal recruitment specialists Laurence Simons.
HSBC could decide whether to move its head office out of the UK by the end of the year, the boss of Britain’s biggest bank said on Tuesday as he warned that the chancellor’s bank levy made it impossible to maintain its payouts to shareholders.
Morgan Stanley said former Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat is eligible to receive restricted cash and stock that was valued at about $28m at year-end as she departs for Google.
Goldman Sachs got a disconcerting update a year after buying its second coal mine in Colombia: 'Certain operational issues have arisen, commodities executives reported'.