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    1. October 14, 2014

      US agency aims to grow tri-party clearing

      The Fixed Income Clearing Corporation will announce on Wednesday it is seeking regulatory approval to expand its...

    2. October 12, 2014

      Blackstone / Taubman: rolling the dice

      Lazard went public more than 150 years after its founding. It took recent upstarts Greenhill, Evercore Partners, and Moelis...

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    1. October 12, 2014

      New derivative rules ‘offer asset managers nothing’

      Asset managers have voiced opposition to plans by the world’s biggest banks to rewrite derivative contract rules to prevent...

    2. October 11, 2014

      Banks agree to derivatives rules to cope with future crisis

      The world's largest banks have agreed to give up their rights to immediately end derivatives contracts with crisis-hit...

    3. October 9, 2014

      Lehman in $350m settlement with Canary Wharf Group over rent owed

      Canary Wharf Group has reached a $350m settlement with the liquidators of Lehman Brothers over back-rent owed after the bank...

    4. October 8, 2014

      Derivatives reform aims to prevent another Lehman

      When Lehman Brothers collapsed in September 2008, it sent shockwaves through the financial system – and an army of junior...

    5. FT Alphaville

      October 8, 2014

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Houston, we don’t have a corporate bond liquidity problem: What might happen to the...

    6. October 7, 2014

      Banks rewrite derivatives rules to cope with future crisis

      The world’s biggest banks have agreed to tear up the rule book on derivatives to make it easier to resolve a future failing...

    7. FT Alphaville

      September 30, 2014

      Illiquid, insolvent, what's the difference?

      Being illiquid means that you don’t have resources available to meet your current obligations. Figuring this out is...

    8. September 29, 2014

      Pimco move highlights clout of Bear’s alumni

      The appointment of Daniel Ivascyn as the chief investment officer of Pimco shines a spotlight on the power wielded on Wall...

    9. September 18, 2014

      Nomura’s London arm rises from Lehman legacy

      It is six years since Nomura bought the European and Asian operations of Lehman Brothers in an attempt to break into the top...

    10. September 18, 2014

      Emerging markets brace for a bumpy ride

      In 2008 investors learnt about financial chain reactions. This was not simply because the demise of Lehman Brothers hit...

    11. Gavyn Davies

      September 7, 2014

      The US recovery looks sustainable this time

      Next week will see the sixth anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers. No single financial event in the post-war...

    12. September 3, 2014

      US banks: thirsty regulators

      Parenting, like regulating, is a tough and thankless job. US banking watchdogs have opted for the Tiger Mom approach: tough,...

    13. FT Alphaville

      August 26, 2014

      Barclays' boys club

      Barclays’ most senior rainmakers held important client meetings last Wednesday. But rather than inside a wood-paneled...

    14. August 19, 2014

      Lehman pensions safeguarded for 2,500 UK employees

      The pensions of nearly 2,500 former UK staff of Lehman Brothers, the collapsed US investment bank, have been safeguarded...

    15. August 17, 2014

      Fed blow to banks over ‘living wills’

      Global banks can no longer assume continuing access to the Federal Reserve’s discount lending window as an element of their...

    16. August 15, 2014

      Lehman’s unsecured creditors to receive initial $4.6bn

      The unsecured general creditors of Lehman Brothers are set to receive their first payout of $4.6bn, marking an important...

    17. August 11, 2014

      In defence of angry outbursts in the office

      Fred Goodwin, disgraced former chief executive of Royal Bank of Scotland, was notorious for what were nicknamed “morning...

    18. FT Alphaville

      August 5, 2014

      The Closer

      FURTHER FURTHER READING - The pre-recession UK debt fuelled boom that never was? - An inverted view of the US corporate tax...

    19. August 5, 2014

      US watchdogs reject banks’ ‘living wills’

      Big US and European banks failed to deliver adequate “living wills” to show how they could be wound up in a future crisis,...

    20. August 4, 2014

      Ex-Barclays rainmaker joins Goldman Sachs

      Paul Parker, a former head of mergers and acquisitions at Barclays, has joined Goldman Sachs as a co-chairman of its mergers...

    21. July 25, 2014

      Longest UK slump in a century ends

      Britain has finally emerged from its longest economic slump in more than a century, an achievement hailed by chancellor...

    22. July 22, 2014

      Credit Suisse heads for exit on commodities trading

      When is an investment bank committed to a business? Until it’s not! That oft-quoted adage could be heard in the City of...

    23. July 17, 2014

      CVC to extract further $360m from Formula One

      CVC Capital Partners will extract a further $360m from Formula One under the terms of a debt refinancing deal that will...

    24. July 17, 2014

      All this talk of Ficc is making me sick

      Maybe it’s the summer heat, or a brewing midlife crisis. But I had a strange reaction this week as I read the news about US...

    25. FT Alphaville

      July 9, 2014

      Pre-zombie update: slow, steady and hungry they march

      First-half performance numbers for the hedge fund industry as collated by HFR have arrived. Three up months and three down...

    26. July 8, 2014

      Short selling drops to lowest level since Lehman

      Hedge funds have sharply scaled back their bearish bets that the value of stocks is about to fall, with the proportion of...

    27. June 20, 2014

      Banking must stay out of the shadows

      The shadow banking system was at the centre of the financial crisis. In the meltdowns of Lehman Brothers and AIG, the...

    28. June 18, 2014

      WTO warns of creeping protectionism

      G20 economies have introduced more measures to restrict trade than encourage it over the past six months even as the global...

    29. June 15, 2014

      Cost of insuring against bank defaults back at pre-crisis levels

      The cost of insuring against global bank defaults has plunged to its lowest level since the financial crisis in a sign that...

    30. June 13, 2014

      Financial markets: Hurrah before the storm

      After Lehman Brothers collapsed in late 2008, financial markets around the world panicked. Almost six years later, the world...

    31. beyondbrics

      June 13, 2014

      Andy Xie: bear with bull's horns

      With the benefit of hindsight it is always easy to identify the signs of an impending crisis. Today it seems perfectly...

    32. June 9, 2014

      Global private wealth hits record $152tn

      There are more millionaires in the world than ever before as buoyant equity markets, stability in the industrialised...

    33. May 30, 2014

      William D Cohan on Wall Street whistleblowers

      Whistleblowing is not for the faint-hearted – and especially not on Wall Street. On Wall Street, as every­one now knows,...

    34. May 29, 2014

      Mementos of triumphs make a return to bankers’ desks

      When Lehman Brothers collapsed, Jessica Lindroos watched from her Canary Wharf office as redundant bankers left their...

    35. FT Alphaville

      May 12, 2014

      The Closer

      FURTHER FURTHER READING - Why the housing bubble tanked the economy and the tech bubble didn’t. - A response to Sufi and...

    36. May 11, 2014

      Geithner reveals divisions over Lehman

      Timothy Geithner says he would have supported a US Federal Reserve loan to help Barclays buy Lehman Brothers on the weekend...

    37. May 8, 2014

      Make way BarCap – for Lehman

      BarCap is dead. Long live Lehman Brothers. Barclays chief executive Antony Jenkins has deemed the heart of the old Barclays...

    38. May 5, 2014

      Barclays to lose senior US tech banker

      Stuart Francis, the head of Barclays’ technology banking business, is preparing to leave the bank ahead of a strategic...

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