Spencer Anderson is a senior report at IFR on the people and markets desk. Since joining in 2011 he has written extensively on banking regulation, tax issues and capital markets. He was previously with the Financial Times.
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The Hannam name has returned to the forefront of investment banking after Strand Partners, the advisory firm part-acquired by Ian Hannam two years ago, rebranded itself as Hannam & Partners after the former JP Morgan dealmaker.
The head of privately owned mid-tier Russian bank Expobank has expressed his intention to buy European banks and their assets despite increasingly tough sanctions.
The UK has been dealt a blow in its legal challenge to a European Union-wide cap on bankers’ bonuses, after judges at the European Court of Justice criticised its case as being inconsistent, according to a lawyer present.