We've still got a few places left for the Robert Walters City Challenge Cup, a 5-a-side footie tournament to be held at the David Beckham Football Academy close to the Millennium Dome on the evening of Wednesday, 24th October.
Here's a genuine letter that was recently sent to the UK's Secretary of State for the Department of the Environment, Food & Rural Affairs. One in the eye for The Common Agricultural Policy.
Here's something we found on YouTube.
Here are some excerpts from a 'Fairwell' e-mail allegedly sent to staff at a well-known US bank earlier this month. The names have been deleted to protect those who were mentioned in the mail itself, which is said to have gone out to several of the firm's staff and executives, including the CEO and global head of Human Resources.
The Wall Street Journal reports that the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a lawsuit on behalf of Majid Borumand, a former senior IT programmer with Merrill Lynch in the US, claiming that he was discriminated against and eventually fired from the firm as he was Muslim and from Iran.
Reuters reports that Citigroup has been cleared by an Australian court of insider trading in the first test of a law which governs how investment banks manage potential conflicts of interest between their prop traders and the investment bankers working on live deals.
And here is an important announcement.
It looks like the consortium of banks lead by Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) will fight on for control of Dutch bank ABN AMRO - even if the Dutch Supreme Court, as is now expected, allows the $21bn sale of ABN's US retail unit LaSalle to go to Bank of America without a vote by shareholders.
Interesting that Bear Stearns Private Equity took the unusual step of issuing the following announcement to The London Stock Exchange Wednesday.
Here's a little something to may you smile.