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  1. April 6, 2011

    Washington keeps close eye on battle in Badger State

    With a budget crisis in Washington, an uncertain economic recovery and US forces engaged in military action in Libya, a...

  2. February 19, 2011

    Headhunters circle Kheraj

    While Naguib Kheraj’s exit from Lazard International after only six weeks at the bank has raised eyebrows among some in the...

  1. Westminster Blog

    August 20, 2010

    Further reading

    Foreign Office implores Libya not to celebrate one-year anniversary of Lockerbie bomber release – PA Sir Philip’s tax...

  2. FT Alphaville

    January 7, 2010

    More on that gilded Gilt auction

    UK debt: Hot cakes or hot potatoes? Wednesday’s successful gilt auction prompted a wave of patriotic commentary. This, for...

  3. August 14, 2009

    Investec gruntled

    Joining the disgruntled Johannesburg crowd are shareholders in dual-listed South African and UK investment bank Investec....

  4. September 6, 2008

    Tutu's City drum

    African drummers played in the guests at a dinner in honour of Archbishop "the Arch" Desmond Tutu , at Tate Britain, hosted...

  5. June 7, 2008

    Just desserts Life in a glass

    Sir David Prosser took time away from his winter home in South Africa - which has attached to it a nursery growing proteas,...

  6. May 17, 2008

    No accounting for football

    If they weren't so busy raising their drinks, half the business of FTSE 100 companies could have been conducted by the...

  7. January 11, 2008

    Tim Breedon

    Quietly making a mark When Tim Breedon became chief executive of Legal & General two years ago, he followed one of the...

  8. January 10, 2008

    Business knights errant

    "Ah, Sir Stuart - thank you so much for coming. And thank you for the Christmas puddings - the corgis simply loved them."...

  9. November 1, 2007

    Grade-A broker

    Peter Meinertzhagen "graduated from the Sorbonne with a PhD in hindsight, which is a perfect qualification for a...

  10. April 27, 2007

    L&G in talks to sell through Bank of Baroda

    Legal & General is in talks to move into India through a partnership with the Bank of Baroda, one of country'sbiggest...

  11. February 8, 2007

    L&G acquires nationwide arm in £285m deal

    Nationwide has agreed to sell its life assurance business and unit trust management arm to Legal & General, the life...

  12. July 8, 2006

    DIRECTORS' DEALS

    The battle for De Vere Group appeared close to conclusion this week after Permira withdrew. The private equity firm...

  13. March 24, 2006

    And finally . . .

    *Sir David Prosser, former chief executive of Legal & General and a director of InterContinental Hotels, has become a...

  14. January 3, 2006

    An unprecedented round of musical chairs

    The management of insurance companies saw unprecedented change in 2005. The most dramatic development was the ousting of...

  15. December 31, 2005

    Lombard's winner and sinner awards for 2005

    Sir John Rose, please step forward Who are the UK business and finance personalities of 2005? It is time for Lombard to...

  16. December 30, 2005

    Lombard: Winner and sinner awards for 2005

    Sir John Rose, please step forward Who are the UK business and finance personalities of 2005? It is time for Lombard to hand...

  17. December 19, 2005

    Breedon steps into a big pair of shoes

    Sir David Prosser's Christmas cards still adorn the office that Tim Breedon will move into in two weeks' time, when he...

  18. December 17, 2005

    Breedon to make L&G understood

    Tim Breedon, the incoming chief executive of Legal & General, the life assurer, is reviewing its financial reporting and...

  19. November 24, 2005

    Gardening leaver

    Sir David Prosser, retiring after 14 years as chief executive of Legal & General, intends to spend part of his new free...

  20. November 23, 2005

    Mudlark: Business fare too good to be true

    Like any start-up company, Eos, the all business-class airline launched last month between London and New York, is trying...

  21. October 29, 2005

    Open to ideas on closed schemes

    With investors lining up to compete to buy the assets and liabilities of mature occupational pension schemes, the hunt is...

  22. October 28, 2005

    Mudlark: Open to ideas on closed schemes

    With investors lining up to compete to buy the assets and liabilities of mature occupational pension schemes, the hunt is on...

  23. October 21, 2005

    Pensions and bond sales power L&G

    Legal & General pointed to continued strong growth in its UK market share as it unveiled third-quarter sales figures...

  24. October 21, 2005

    Legal & General

    After 14 years as chief executive, Sir David Prosser is leaving Legal & General on a high note. His last set of figures...

  25. October 20, 2005

    Lex: Legal & General

    After 14 years as chief executive, Sir David Prosser is leaving Legal & General on a high note. His last set of figures show...

  26. October 20, 2005

    L&G offers assurances on growth

    Shares in Legal & General rose on Thursday as the insurer stole a march on UK rivals by expanding sales of pensions,...

  27. July 29, 2005

    Legal & General's new broom plans to put emphasis on continuity

    Tim Breedon, chief executive-designate of Legal & General, said yesterday his emphasis would be on continuity but did not...

  28. July 29, 2005

    Prosser prescribes light duties

    Newly knighted Sir David Prosser is being picky about any roles he might take on when he retires from Legal & General later...

  29. July 28, 2005

    Mudlark: Prosser prescribes light duties

    Prosser prescribes light duties Newly knighted Sir David Prosser is being picky about any roles he might take on when he...

  30. July 28, 2005

    Case of ex-Shell chief could make life complicated for FSA

    The Financial Services Authority and headstrong business executives do not mix. Following a clash with Sir David Prosser,...

  31. July 25, 2005

    Insurers ready to announce figures

    Most of the UK's big insurers are preparing to announce their interim results over the next three weeks. "People are buying...

  32. July 20, 2005

    FSA admits failings in enforcement of rules and proposes overhaul of methods

    The Financial Services Authority yesterday acknowledged shortcomings in its enforcement processes as the watchdog announced...

  33. July 20, 2005

    City's debt to Prosser lies in the framework

    FSA accepts the need for change The City owes a very large debt to Sir David Prosser, chief executive of Legal & General,...

  34. July 20, 2005

    L&G welcomes extra checks and balances as 'big step forward'

    David Prosser, chief executive of Legal & General, welcomed the Financial Services Authority's proposals as a "big step...

  35. July 19, 2005

    Lombard: City debt to Prosser lies in the framework

    FSA accepts the need for change The City owes a very large debt to Sir David Prosser, chief executive of Legal General, the...

  36. July 19, 2005

    FSA admits failings in enforcement of rules

    The Financial Services Authority on Tuesday acknowledged shortcomings in its enforcement processes as the watchdog announced...

  37. July 14, 2005

    Satchell to chair insurers association

    Keith Satchell, chief executive of Friends Provident, is the new face at the Association of British Insurers as he takes...

  38. June 11, 2005

    Knighthood for embattled head of City regulator

    The head of the City watchdog, which Tony Blair described last month as heavy-handed, has been awarded a knighthood in the...

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