Financial Services News
The associate general counsel of Bank of America (BofA) Merrill Lynch, Richard Atkinson, has taken up a general counsel role at New York independent advisory firm StormHarbour.
Stephenson Harwood is hiring partner Lisa Marks from Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), where she has been a partner in the finance practice since 2008.
Simmons & Simmons is set to add a fourth partner to its low-cost Bristol base with the hire of Burges Salmon funds specialist Mahrie Webb.
Former Allen & Overy (A&O) partner Charles McKenna and former Aegon UK general counsel Marian Glen have been unveiled as new non-executive directors on the board of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS).
Job losses in the City reached the highest level since the peak of the financial crisis in 2008, data obtained by Pinsent Masons has revealed.
US firm Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has advised UBS on settlements with UK, US and Swiss regulators totalling SFr1.4bn (£940m) concerning allegations that figures at the bank manipulated the key Libor interest rate.
Nerves are mounting over the ‘twin peaks’ financial regulation regime which could see accountants grabbing top-end advice work
Everyone needs a pension, but the issues surrounding the development of pensions legislation are varied and complex
Raquel Agnello QC and Thomas Robinson report on the implications of a ruling that helps to clarify the relationship between the Upper Tribunal and the Pensions Regulator
?Stephanie Biggs and Lisa Cawley ask whether the proposed shake-up of financial regulation in the UK is really as dramatic as it seems
Many companies have been tempted to ease their financial woes by delisting from AIM. But this is not a decision to be taken lightly, say Claire Clarke and Stephen Hamilton
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