Fund salesman had bonus and deferred stock equivalent to 25 times salary

Fund salesman had bonus and deferred stock equivalent to 25 times salary

As reported several weeks ago, investment banking bonuses in Europe are threatened with new regulations limiting investment banking salaries. The European Parliament has voted to cap investment banking&hel

Nomura’s Steve Ashley is the Banker Everyone Wants to Work For

Nomura’s Steve Ashley is the Banker Everyone Wants to Work For

2012 has been a kind year for fixed income professionals. In the third quarter, industry-wide fixed income currencies and commodities (FICC) revenues rose by 80% year-on-year after accounting…

When Bank Bonuses Were Paid in Gold Bars, Fine Wine and Rugs

When Bank Bonuses Were Paid in Gold Bars, Fine Wine and Rugs

With the British government already having printed £375bn and the possibility of more printing to come, now may seem a very good time to collect your bonus in the form…

Six Rules of Expat Pay Packages in the Middle East

Six Rules of Expat Pay Packages in the Middle East

After eliminating guaranteed bonuses and generous living allowances for expats in the Middle East a few years ago, banks in the region are becoming more generous. Getting these…

Senior JPMorgan bankers liable for up to £400k each in tax, UBS bankers let off

Senior JPMorgan bankers liable for up to £400k each in tax, UBS bankers let off

JPMorgan's most senior and long-serving investment bankers in London have received some extremely bad news. The Financial Times reported at the weekend that the bank is nearing a…

Who’s hiring in financial services in Ireland?

Who’s hiring in financial services in Ireland?

Looking for a financial services job in Ireland? You'll be pleased to hear that there is still plenty of hiring. We've combed the Irish press for reports of…

Proof that Goldman Sachs is a far better bank than Deutsche?

Proof that Goldman Sachs is a far better bank than Deutsche?

There are several implications of Deutsche bank's alleged accounting oversights as documented in the Financial Times today. As our German editor points out, the $12bn of additional writedowns that…

Read the Economist and Run a Central Bank

Read the Economist and Run a Central Bank

When it comes to finding a high-profile role, it’s all about who you know. Or maybe it’s all about what you read. When the Bank of England named…

Want Job Security? Move to Dubai

Want Job Security? Move to Dubai

Dubai is bracing for an influx of expats as an increasing number of Western finance professionals see the region as a more attractive place to gain job security.…

Paranoia stalks Credit Suisse’s investment bank

Paranoia stalks Credit Suisse’s investment bank

While Citigroup’s 11,000 dramatic redundancies are making the headlines, a more insidious form of job reduction seems to be taking place at Credit Suisse. The Swiss bank is…

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