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!
M&A any European involvement, announced deals.
The U.S. Department of Justice is pressing for Citigroup’s main banking subsidiary to plead guilty to a felony tied to the rigging of foreign-exchange markets, according to two people briefed on the matter.
Commerzbank and government lawyers gained federal court approval of a $1.45bn agreement to defer prosecuting the lender for violating U.S. laws, including sanctions on doing business with Iran and Sudan.