Latham & Watkins has appointed Witold Balaban as a partner in its corporate department, who leaves rival New York firm Davis Polk and Wardwell to take the role. Balaban's role at Latham will see him focus on both equity derivatives and cross-border capital...
Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management has appointed Victor Chao as head of private wealth management, Taiwan. Chao, who is based in Taipei, will be responsible for managing and overseeing the franchise in Taiwan and will report to Kenneth Toong, head...
Arié Boleslawski has joined Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking as head of the exiotic trading desk for equity indexes and funds in Europe, and Selim Mehrez has joined as head of pricing and new products for equity derivatives in Europe.
As banks and other market players seek to close risk management loopholes exposed by tottering markets, some post-mortems are homing in on a broader issue: corporate culture.
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Founded in 2000, Lukoil International Trading & Supply Company (Litasco) has become one of the world's leading oil and products traders. Gati Al-Jebouri, CEO of Litasco, tells Roderick Bruce about his company role
Two high-profile court cases involving FGIC and XL Capital Assurance could determine the fate of the troubled monoline insurance industry. If the verdicts go against the insurers, the damage would not just be to their reputation, but it would call into...
With the financial markets still reeling from the crisis in credit, and concerns about a global recession becoming more justified by the day, Matthew Attwood speaks to an economist from Moody's Economy.com about the role of central banks in maintaining...
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