Businessinsider points out that Barclays Capital has installed hand sanitizers in the restrooms of the old Lehman HQ building in New York. Nothing wrong with that, you might think, in these days of the H1N1 virus.
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The Daily Mail is reporting that the tragic death of 24-year-old Anjool Malde, who jumped from the rooftop terrace of the Coq d'Argent restaurant in London on Sunday, may have been caused by a silly office prank that went terribly wrong.
Things appear to be getting a bit fraught in the New York trial of Joseph Collins, former outside legal counsel to failed commodities broker Refco, who is accused of involvement in the fraud.
Citi announced a management shake-up in its top ranks Thursday, and many feel that the end result is that CEO Virkam Pandit is becoming marginalized at his own firm. MarketWatch even describes Pandit as 'the shrinking Citigroup CEO', and says that the move to shunt him aside was undertaken after pressure from US regulators, who remain unconvinced that he is the man to turn the company around.
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It's not often that this writer has a personal interest in a story that he is writing, but such is the case in connection with the sad death of Anjool Malde, the 24-year-old Deutsche Bank Global Markets equity salesperson, who jumped to his death last Sunday lunchtime from the sixth floor terrace of the building that houses the Coq d'Argent restaurant in the City of London. And typically, Anjool is said to have made his death leap wearing his best suit and with a glass of champagne in his hand.
Reuters reports that Citi has named Raymond McGuire to be head of global investment banking. Former co-head Alberto Verme is to become co-CEO of EMEA, along with Bill Mills.
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It's that time of the year when we look back at some of the things that happened over the last 12 months. Here's a note of some of the financial professionals, many of them relatively young, who died. Gone, but not forgotten.
A 10% increase in young bucks.
This guy must forfeit salary and incentive pay.