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  1. May 31, 2013

    Week in review, June 1

    A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Corporate person in the news: Leonhard...

  2. May 3, 2013

    Commerzbank to pay bankers €50m after giving up bonus fight

    Commerzbank must pay €50m in bonuses to 104 investment bankers after abandoning a four-year legal fight, bringing to a close...

  1. March 3, 2013

    Commerzbank prepares bonus appeal

    Commerzbank is beginning its legal appeal in the UK this week against a ruling that means it has to pay around €50m to 104...

  2. January 22, 2013

    Schroders trader arrested in FSA probe

    An equity trader at Schroders and four other people were arrested on Tuesday morning as part of a new insider dealing probe...

  3. January 6, 2013

    Compass Advisers to merge with RPP

    Compass Advisers, the US merchant banking group, is merging its London business with UK rival Richmond Park Partners in a...

  4. January 4, 2013

    STJ partner boosts pay 12-fold

    One of the partners at STJ Advisors, the boutique advisory group, received a more than 12-fold increase in pay to £1.9m last...

  5. November 6, 2012

    Commerzbank to challenge bonus ruling

    Commerzbank, the German lender that bought Dresdner Kleinwort at the height of the financial crisis, has won the right to...

  6. October 14, 2012

    SocGen case set for UK Supreme Court

    A senior banker who is suing Société Générale, France’s second-largest bank, over a payment of €12.5m which he claims was...

  7. August 20, 2012

    Insider trading couple must repay £1.5m

    A former Dresdner Kleinwort banker and his wife have been ordered to forfeit £1.5m in benefits they received from repeated...

  8. July 24, 2012

    Ten Questions - Emily Williams

    Emily Williams is a research assistant at Dartmouth College Tuck School of Business in the US. She has recently developed a...

  9. June 21, 2012

    Commerzbank looks to overturn ruling

    Commerzbank has launched a second attempt to overturn a landmark ruling over bonuses with a direct application to the UK...

  10. June 20, 2012

    Blue Index head jailed for insider trading

    A wealthy broker and his wife who netted £1.5m through insider dealing have been jailed. The four-year jail term for James...

  11. May 30, 2012

    Commerzbank appeal on bonus case refused

    Commerzbank has been strongly criticised by a UK High Court judge who called its behaviour “highly reprehensible” and...

  12. May 9, 2012

    Commerzbank loses banker bonus case

    Commerzbank has lost a landmark court dispute over bonuses and must pay about €50m to 104 bankers after one of the most...

  13. FT Alphaville

    January 26, 2012

    FSA put Dresdner on watch, court told

    The Financial Services Authority was so concerned about the UK operations of Dresdner Kleinwort at the height of the banking...

  14. January 25, 2012

    FSA put Dresdner on watch, court told

    The Financial Services Authority was so concerned about the UK operations of Dresdner Kleinwort at the height of the banking...

  15. January 22, 2012

    Bank bonus dispute goes to High Court

    This week 104 investment bankers will head to the High Court in a dispute over €50m of unpaid bonuses, in what promises to...

  16. January 15, 2012

    RBS staff consider advisory arm buy-out

    A group of dealmakers at Royal Bank of Scotland, including its head of corporate finance, are considering a management...

  17. January 15, 2012

    Investors’ losses reveal darker tone of Arch Cru affair

    At one level, the Arch Cru affair is a colourful tale of decrepit oil tankers, alleged “secret profits” and a senior figure...

  18. FT Alphaville

    November 29, 2011

    Mayhew stepping down from Cazenove

    David Mayhew, one of the City’s elder statesmen, stepping down as chairman of JPMorgan Cazenove, reports the FT. Mr Mayhew,...

  19. November 28, 2011

    Mayhew era ends after 42 years at Cazenove

    An era in British banking is set to end with David Mayhew, one of the City’s elder statesmen, stepping down as chairman of...

  20. September 3, 2011

    Trader evades fine after challenging FSA move

    A trader who cornered the lead market in London in November 2008 has escaped a fine after a UK tribunal decided that a...

  21. August 4, 2011

    Ex-Mizuho banker charged with insider dealing

    A former investment banker at Mizuho International’s London office has been charged with insider dealing by the Financial...

  22. July 6, 2011

    Former Dresdner trader appeals over penalty

    A former vice-president at Dresdner Kleinwort who has been reduced, according to his lawyer, to “working on weekends at a...

  23. July 3, 2011

    Marex Spectron chases expansion with Eden deal

    Marex Spectron, the commodities broker backed by former Lehman Brothers bankers, is to boost its equities and fixed-income...

  24. April 4, 2011

    Ex-BP chief in talks to set up fund

    Tony Hayward, the former chief executive of BP, is in the early stages of setting up an investment fund focused on the...

  25. March 25, 2011

    Evolution Group drops Europe plans

    Evolution Group has abandoned its aim of expanding outside its home market into pan-European coverage after it swung into...

  26. March 8, 2011

    Commerzbank faces bonuses lawsuit

    Commerzbank will face a high-profile trial after 104 Dresdner Kleinwort Investment bankers were allowed by a UK court to...

  27. February 16, 2011

    Commerzbank in bonus fight appeal

    Commerzbank has asked the UK’s Court of Appeal to throw out claims made by 104 investment bankers who maintain that they...

  28. FT Alphaville

    February 3, 2011

    Banker gets record insider term

    A British banker who netted £590,000 by trading on secret merger information gained at work has been jailed for more than...

  29. February 2, 2011

    UK banker jailed for insider trading

    A high-flying banker who netted £590,000 by trading on secret merger information he obtained at work has been jailed for...

  30. February 2, 2011

    Insider dealers sentenced in FSA saga

    One of the most far-reaching probes carried out by the Financial Services Authority reached a conclusion on Wednesday as the...

  31. January 31, 2011

    Insider dealers face sentencing

    An investment banker who has admitted insider dealing was not aware of the extent to which his wife and her friend used...

  32. January 10, 2011

    Trio plead guilty to insider dealing

    A senior investment banker and his wife, together with an accomplice, pleaded guilty to insider dealing in a case brought by...

  33. October 10, 2010

    Demand for preferred equity rising

    At a time when hybrid securities, such as Cocos – contingent convertible bonds – are being widely discussed as means to...

  34. September 16, 2010

    Jolly Jefferies

    Amid a struggling IPO market and low equity trading volumes, US investment bank Jefferies has hired Julian Smith as head of...

  35. September 9, 2010

    SocGen boosts UK cash equities sales team

    Société Générale has bolstered its UK cash equity sales team with two hires from Morgan Stanley and Dresdner Kleinwort.Edwin...

  36. August 28, 2010

    Evolution chief laments bank pay

    Alex Snow, chief executive of Evolution, has hit out at rival broking groups that increased salaries last year only to...

  37. August 15, 2010

    Advent to sell or float retailer Takko

    Takko Fashion, one of Germany’s biggest fast-growing discount clothing chains, is to be sold or floated on the stock market...

  38. August 9, 2010

    Corporate brokers lick their wounds

    It has become a tale of two Cities. While banks celebrate a revival in their fortunes, London’s independent stockbrokers are...

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