The Daily Mail reports that 27-year-old Jessica Franqui has launched a $20m lawsuit against Marcus Bolton, the British CEO of Tullett Prebon Americas, as she claims she was manhandled on the firm's trading floor in Pine Street, New York, last January, and left 'violated' and 'humiliated'. Ms Franqui is also suing Tullett.
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Reuters reports that Barclays has agreed to pay $298m to settle US criminal charges that it flouted sanctions in its dealings with Cuba, Iran, Libya, Sudan and Myanmar.
Here's a couple of interesting quotes on the subject of the UK bank bonus tax.
The Sun has published what it claims is a text sent by Colin Birch, the former Deutsche AVP who killed himself by hanging from a tree on Dartford Heath, to the boss of an escort agency he allegedly used to procure the hookers who unwittingly helped facilitate his suicide.
Bloomberg reports that Goldman Sachs put in a low bid to become a lead underwriter on the General Motors IPO, which resulted in rivals like JPMorgan and Morgan Stanley having to accept significant fee haircuts.
Here's the latest on the 'Movers & Shakers' front.
The penthouse at One Hyde Park, Knightsbridge, in South West London, has just been sold for a cool $220m.
The London Evening Standard's 'City Spy' column reports that the gossip on trading floors last week centered around a possible takeover of global custodian Northern Trust.
Here's last week's Thomson Reuters Investment Banking Scorecard.