Lehman's creditors will no doubt be overjoyed to learn that the firm has now managed to recover thousands of so-called 'memorabilia' items which it seems where mistakenly transferred to Barclays, when the UK bank acquired Lehman's US businesses last September.
'The work we have all done to try to stabilize the financial system and to get this economy moving again would be significantly set back if we lose our talented people because Congress imposes a special tax on financial services employees'.
It's not just that $50m Falcon 7X business jet that Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has pulled the plug on that will save the firm money - RBS appears to be getting rid the plant displays in its London offices too.
Here's a memo sent Friday by Citi CEO Vikram Pandit to his staff:
Here's a copy of the memo Bank of America CEO Ken Lewis sent to his staff Friday on the subject of the punitive bonus tax proposals going through Congress.
Bloomberg has reported that Citi is to spend $10m on new offices for CEO Vikram Pandit and some of his executive team.
According to a recent poll undertaken by the Financial Times, there are actually people even more unpopular than bankers at the moment - and that's foreign bankers! Apparently 53% of the British people who were polled opposed the right for citizens of other European Union countries to work in the UK.
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The letters are flying on New York and Washington, as lawmakers and administration officials continue to try to cover their rear end, or jump on the populist bandwagon to stick it to AIG.
CNBC reports that Bank of America's wholesale banking boss Brian Moynihan is said to have made an 'emergency trip' to Merrill Lynch's London offices a few days back in order to attempt to 'stem a possible flood of defections of investment bankers'. The list of bankers thought to be on the edge include Andrea Orcel, the firm's top European banker.