New York City

  • London, New York City

    New York Is The New New York, London Not So Much

    Remember when London was the new New York? It was only a year ago that London was proclaimed the global capital of finance. But that story is so last year. New York City is back. London’s reputation as the place where movers and shakers move and shake is suffering under the weight of recent financial […]

    / Mar 4, 2008 at 2:40 PM
  • Banks, London, Morgan Stanley, New York City

    The Latest Round in the London vs. NYC Fight

    London comes out on top again, as Morgan Stanely is shipping Walid Chammah, global head of M&A, across the pond. Morgan Stanley is the most relocation-happy out of the bulge brackets, now that London houses the bank’s I-banking chief, securities division COO and global head of capital markets. Some oft-stated reasons for the push, from […]

    / Jul 26, 2007 at 11:00 AM
  • New York City

    Power’s Out

    Were you affected by the five-minute blackout on the Upper East Side? Share your experiences here.

    / Jun 27, 2007 at 4:31 PM
  • Attorney General, Charles Schumer, Eliot Spitzer, Exchanges, New York City

    Bloomberg-Schumer Smack Spitzer Around

    Professor Larry E. Ribstein points out a sentence in that Bloomberg-Schumer article we discussed earlier that got us all going “on snap!.” While our regulatory bodies are often competing to be the toughest cop on the street, the British regulatory body seems to be more collaborative and solutions-oriented. Hear that, Eliot? Your tough guy act […]

    / Nov 1, 2006 at 1:54 PM
  • legal, New York City, SOX

    Schumer Calls For Re-Examination of Sarbanes-Oxley

    Today’s Wall Street Journal bring us a column jointly written by New York mayor Michael Bloomberg and Senator Charles Schumer calling for reforms—such as re-examination of Sarbanes-Oxley and a taming of our shareholder class-action litigation frenzy—to make New York at least as friendly to finance as London. With the benefit of hindsight, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act […]

    / Nov 1, 2006 at 9:29 AM
  • New York City

    NewsFlash: You Might Not Be Getting Home Tonight

    We’re remaining very skeptical about everything we’re hearing and reading about this afternoon’s upper east side incident. Reportedly an aircraft struck the Belaire luxury condo building at 524 East 72nd Street. Flames can be seen coming from several apartments, and a tower of smoke is rising. But everything else seems confused. Conflicting reports claim it […]

    / Oct 11, 2006 at 4:01 PM

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