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  1. February 20, 2014

    Deutsche Bank ends Kirch estate legal battle

    After 12 years of legal wrangling in one of the most prolonged court battles in recent history, Deutsche Bank on Thursday...

  2. February 19, 2014

    Deutsche Bank close to €1bn Kirch settlement

    Deutsche Bank is close to resolving a decade-long legal battle with the heirs of German media magnate Leo Kirch, with plans...

  1. November 5, 2013

    Deutsche Bank chief named in legal probe

    Jürgen Fitschen, Deutsche Bank’s co-chief executive, has been named as a suspect in a probe into whether the bank’s board...

  2. April 11, 2013

    Legal challenge prompts Deutsche Bank EGM

    Deutsche Bank’s long-running battle with a disgruntled former client resurfaced on Thursday as the bank was forced to stage...

  3. February 26, 2013

    Deutsche Bank has to delay annual report

    Deutsche Bank is being forced to hold an extraordinary shareholder meeting and delay its annual report after investors...

  4. December 20, 2012

    Deutsche Bank headquarters searched again

    Deutsche Bank’s headquarters have been searched by prosecutors for the second time this month in a further demonstration of...

  5. December 14, 2012

    Deutsche Bank liable in Kirch case

    A Munich court has handed a fresh legal setback to Deutsche Bank, ruling that Germany’s flagship lender is liable to pay...

  6. December 12, 2012

    Police raid Deutsche HQ in tax probe

    Two of Deutsche Bank’s top executives have been drawn into a tax fraud inquiry by German prosecutors, casting further dark...

  7. November 16, 2012

    Deutsche Bank faces damages in Kirch case

    Deutsche Bank has suffered a setback in its long-running legal battle with a German media tycoon after a judge cast doubt on...

  8. March 1, 2012

    Deutsche rejects €800m Kirch deal

    Deutsche Bank has walked away from a potential €800m out-of-court settlement with the heirs of the defunct Kirch media...

  9. February 13, 2012

    Deutsche nears settlement in Kirch dispute

    Deutsche Bank is closing in on an possible €800m settlement with the family of media mogul Leo Kirch that would bring an end...

  10. December 19, 2011

    Ex-Deutsche Bank chief settles Kirch case

    A former chief executive of Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay €350,000 without admitting liability over charges that he gave...

  11. November 14, 2011

    Ackermann ends push to lead board

    Josef Ackermann is to leave Deutsche Bank after a decade as chief executive after failing to win shareholder support to...

  12. July 14, 2011

    TV entrepreneur who captured the ‘zeitgeist’

    Leo Kirch, the entrepreneur who helped change the face of German television before his empire collapsed a decade ago, died...

  13. May 23, 2011

    State lending targets grist to history’s mill

    David Cameron would do well to study a bit of foreign history. Here are three episodes that would merit the UK prime...

  14. May 19, 2011

    Deutsche Bank chief testifies in Kirch case

    Josef Ackermann, chief executive of Deutsche Bank, has appeared in a court in Germany to shed light on his role in a...

  15. January 5, 2011

    Banker held in $50m F1 pay probe

    A German banker is under arrest on suspicion of receiving $50m in corrupt payments in connection with the sale of a stake in...

  16. April 21, 2010

    Deutsche reaches settlement over spying affair

    Deutsche Bank has reached an out of court settlement with two employees who pursued legal action after they were dismissed...

  17. FT Alphaville

    November 19, 2009

    Former Deutsche chief faces charges

    State prosecutors in Germany have levelled charges against Rolf Breuer, the former chief executive of Deutsche Bank, marking...

  18. November 19, 2009

    Former D Bank head faces charges over Kirch group

    State prosecutors in Germany have levelled charges against Rolf Breuer, the former chief executive of Deutsche Bank,...

  19. November 19, 2009

    Former head of Deutsche Bank faces charges

    State prosecutors in Germany have levelled charges against Rolf Breuer, the former chief executive of Deutsche Bank,...

  20. November 18, 2009

    Former head of Deutsche Bank faces charges

    State prosecutors in Germany have levelled charges against Rolf Breuer, the former chief executive of Deutsche Bank, marking...

  21. FT Alphaville

    October 1, 2009

    Kirch links Deutsche talks to scandal

    Leo Kirch, the media entrepreneur at the centre of a legal fight with Deutsche Bank, has linked possible talks over a...

  22. October 1, 2009

    Kirch links D Bank spying scandal to settlement talks

    Leo Kirch, the media entrepreneur at the centre of a legal fight with Deutsche Bank, has linked possible talks over a...

  23. September 30, 2009

    Kirch links Deutsche Bank talks to scandal

    Leo Kirch, the media entrepreneur at the centre of a legal fight with Deutsche Bank, has linked possible talks over a...

  24. September 4, 2009

    Deutsche Bank ponders mediation

    Deutsche Bank is considering whether to join a mediation process that could lead to the end of its long-running legal...

  25. September 3, 2009

    Deutsche Bank ponders mediation

    Deutsche Bank is considering whether to join a mediation process that could lead to the end of its long-running legal battle...

  26. August 17, 2009

    An enhanced vantage

    One day this summer, Michael Bohndorf, a 69-year-old Deutsche Bank shareholder, travelled from his home on the Spanish...

  27. August 16, 2009

    An enhanced vantage

    One day this summer, Michael Bohndorf, a 69-year-old Deutsche Bank shareholder, travelled from his home on the Spanish...

  28. November 29, 2008

    Premiere gets Bundesliga TV deal for €1bn

    Germany’s only pay-television channel, Premiere, will pay about €1bn ($1.26bn) to show live Bundesliga football for four...

  29. September 27, 2008

    Kirch denied media comeback

    One-time German media mogul Leo Kirch has been forced to postpone his return to the big time after the German football...

  30. January 9, 2008

    German return match for veteran media moguls

    Rupert Murdoch is 76. Leo Kirch is 81. The two media moguls know each other well and share a mutual admiration and dislike...

  31. January 8, 2008

    German return match for veteran media moguls

    Rupert Murdoch is 76. Leo Kirch is 81. The two media moguls know each other well and share a mutual admiration and dislike...

  32. FT Alphaville

    October 11, 2007

    Bavarian octogenarian 1, Premiere, nil

    Shares in Premiere, Germany’s biggest pay-television company, slumped on Wednesday amid fears it would be hit by the...

  33. October 11, 2007

    Comeback Kid Kirch

    Leo Kirch is back. The fall of the veteran German media entrepreneur was one of the most dramatic in post-war Germany. When...

  34. October 11, 2007

    Comeback Kid Kirch

    Leo Kirch is back. The fall of the veteran German media entrepreneur was one of the most dramatic in post-war Germany. When...

  35. October 11, 2007

    Premiere hit by Kirch fears

    Shares in Premiere, the German pay-television company, slumped yesterday amid fears it would be hit by the surprise return...

  36. October 11, 2007

    Premiere stock slumps on fears of Kirch return

    Shares in Premiere, the German pay-TV company, yesterday slumped amid fears it would be hit by the surprise return to the...

  37. October 10, 2007

    Hungary’s Mol wary of a Russian checkmate

    The mere suggestion that Gazprom was eyeing Centrica had the British government rushing out to erect barricades around its...

  38. October 10, 2007

    Premiere hit by Kirch fears

    Shares in Premiere, the German pay-television company, slumped on Wednesday amid fears it would be hit by the surprise...

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