Here's a note of those who passed in 2011. Gone but not forgotten.
The Archbishop of York has had a pop at banker bonuses (a bit late to be sure), but is he right to do so in any case ?
Here's a few links to some interesting Bloomberg, CNBC, New York Post and New York Times stories that are currently doing the rounds.
Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking has announced a number of new appointments within its executive committee.
International M&A volumes decreased by 14% in the final quarter of 2011 compared to Q3 2011 and were down 18% compared to Q4 2010, according to the Ernst & Young M&A Tracker, released December 23rd.
After a promising start in the first two quarters, IPO activity dropped dramatically midway through the year, principally due to investors concerns about sovereign debt issues in Europe and Standard & Poor’s downgrade of US credit rating.
Some London Metal Exchange participants are apparently bandying around a figure of up to $500m.
It's tough at the top!
Sad to report.
Vodafone has introduced a mandatory minimum maternity policy that requires all 30 of its globally operating companies to offer at least 16 weeks of fully paid leave to expectant mothers, even in countries like the US that have no paid leave requirements.
Pascal Soriot, the chief executive of the drugmaker AstraZeneca, saw his pay rise by 5% to £3.5m in 2014 after he helped resist a takeover approach from its US rival Pfizer.