Swiss plan to put women in top management

Large groups must ensure women hold 30 per cent of senior posts

Elevation of Álvarez tips Botín’s intent

Promotion of Santander finance chief suggests strategic change

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Argentina says HSBC aided tax evasion

Buenos Aires says bank put clients’ money in secret Swiss accounts

More employers trying to dump UK pensions

PPF says attempts to dodge obligations to staff are rising

Louis Dreyfus appoints chief executive

Former Viterra head brought in amid governance shift

Old school broker Finegold soaks it up

Colin Fan fan mail, HSBC magic tricks and BNP’s special adviser

LCH.Clearnet set to record fall in notionals

First ever decline expected as bank capital rules bite

NZ exchange to offer analyst research

UK boutique Edison to write reports on groups listed on NXT

US financial advisers resist pension rule

Industry warns of shake-out that will damage the interests of clients

Alastair Lukies, CEO of Monitise.

Monitise signs up new partners

Mobile money group partnership comes as Visa is ready to sell stake

BDO revenues break $7bn for first time

Accountancy firm benefited from mergers and regulatory shake-up

Europe’s biggest lenders face EU curbs

Many large lenders could have to exit parts of markets businesses

Bob Diamond sees chance in banks’ retreat

Opportunities appear as global lenders move ‘off the stage’

Lending Club boosts size of planned IPO

Peer to peer lender seeks valuation of at least $3.8bn

‘Vulture’ hedge funds eye unprotected debt

Attempt to keep forcing payouts from indebted governments

Ramaphosa to divest stake in Shanduka

South Africa’s deputy president exits to avoid conflict of interests

Pioneer chief departs amid M&A talks

Deal talks with Santander Asset Management ‘ongoing’

Carlyle invests in South Africa

Buyout house takes stake in Johannesburg tyre and parts retailer

Falcone quits listed Harbinger vehicle

Former hedge fund manager plans to focus on other investments

Capitalists sold the mills and bought the future

If capital is indeed back as Piketty says, it is in a different way


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