Although it will be some time before we appreciate the full implications of the financial reform billed thrashed out by the US Congress, it doesn't look too bad on the whole.
By Vic Daniels
Tongues are wagging following the announcement last week that JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon had shuffled his executive pack once again, so as to give senior troops more opportuinity to impress, and more experience to be in with a shot of taking over from him.
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Here Is The City kicked off its football coverage a few weeks back, and its going realy well.
Former UBS private banker Bradley Birkenfeld is not a happy chappy.
The Daily Telegraph reports that UK banks have been advised by regulators and monetary authorities that they will need to 'rein in bonuses and slash dividends for years to come if they are to boost reserves and ready their balance sheets' to comply with new capital-adequacy rules planned for later this year.
Here's a great one from former UK Chancellor Alistair Darling.
When we first saw those headlines last week about Goldman Sachs and its office bugs, we immediately thought that President Obama may have done a Nixon, and that the ghost of J. Edgar Hoover was walking The White House halls once more. But no, the bugs in question were the bed kind, rather than surveillance types.
Barclays and Lehman Brothers Holdings have been in court this week, arguing over the small matter of $11bn.