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Sunday, 21 January 2018

Christopher Spink' s stories

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  • Popular bondholders challenge Spanish bailout fund

    People & Markets | 08 September 2017

    Disgruntled bondholders in Banco Popular have opened up a new front in their challenges to the decisions taken in early June, appealing for more information about the reasoning that put the Spanish bank in resolution.

  • Bankers call for post-Brexit contract clarity

    People & Markets | 08 September 2017

    Senior market participants have warned Britain’s plan to transpose European Union regulations into domestic law will not be sufficient to remove worries about the legal status of financial contracts after the UK leaves the EU in March 2019.

  • A man uses a cash dispenser at a Santander branch next to a Banco Popular branch in Madrid

    Popular bondholders challenge Spanish bailout fund

    Ticker | 07 September 2017

    Disgruntled bondholders in Banco Popular have opened up a new front in their challenges to the decisions taken in early June, appealing for more information about the reasoning that put the Spanish bank in resolution.

  • MOVES-Paliotta to head equities at Evercore

    Ticker | 07 September 2017

    Mike Paliotta, who headed up equities at Credit Suisse until earlier this year, has been appointed chief executive of Evercore ISI, the equities operation of expanding investment bank Evercore.

  • Gilts' Brexit rollercoaster

    Financial markets call for two-phase post-Brexit transition

    Ticker | 06 September 2017

    The UK should negotiate a short-term bridging period with the other 27 members of the European Union and an additional lengthier time to manage further adaption to its new status after it leaves the bloc at the end of March 2019, according to the Association of Financial Markets Europe.

  • A Citi sign is seen at the Citigroup stall on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    MOVES-UBS exodus to Citi continues with Petard hoist

    Ticker | 05 September 2017

    Citigroup’s investment banking business in Europe, Middle East and Africa has made another significant hire from UBS, recruiting Jean-Baptiste Petard as global co-head of services, a new sector with in its industrials group.

  • Norske Skog sign

    Norske Skog to restart restructuring talks

    Ticker | 04 September 2017

    Creditors of Norske Skog have been invited to meet the struggling paper producer’s new board this week to rekindle restructuring discussions that were shelved last month.

  • Supervisors warn banks of fintech dangers

    People & Markets | 01 September 2017

    Banks and their supervisors should assess how technological innovations might hit their profits as well as other more conventional cyber risks, according to a new report by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision.

  • Societe Generale faces US trading enigma

    People & Markets | 01 September 2017

    Societe Generale’s trading in the United States, already restricted by its reluctance to set up an intermediate holding company, may be hampered even further after two of the bank’s senior markets executives were charged with manipulating Libor.

  • Noble Group logo

    Noble CDS holders kept waiting for ruling

    Top News | 01 September 2017

    Holders of Noble Group’s credit default swaps have been left frustrated after a derivatives committee failed to rule on whether or not the Hong Kong-headquartered company had triggered a payout on the instruments.