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Recent articles by Emily:

Investment bankers grounded as coronavirus arrives in Europe

Goldman, JPMorgan, Deutsche and others enforce travel restrictions in Europe as Covid-19 spreads → Read More

FCA sets its sights on cybercrime as City attacks rise

In its yearly industry risk assessment the Financial Conduct Authority revealed a significant jump in the number of reported hacking and hardware breaches → Read More

Natixis IM chief urges regulators to ease finance’s role in tackling global warning

Speaking at a Financial News event Jean Raby said regulators should “encourage investment in projects that help the energy transition" → Read More

KPMG struggles to find tenant for Mayfair property

None of the enquiries received by the auditor have led to official bids or ‘concrete talks’ to take over Number Twenty → Read More

KPMG struggles to find tenant for Mayfair members’ club

None of the enquiries received by the auditor have led to official bids or ‘concrete talks’ to take over Number Twenty → Read More

UK audit watchdog announces ‘major shakeup’ of regulation

The Financial Reporting Council's budget increases to £47.2m as it reveals plans to add 100 new members of staff → Read More

FCA: Regulators have ‘no power’ to stop investment scams on Google

Andrew Bailey, the FCA’s outgoing chief executive, admitted the regulator is unable to step in → Read More

KPMG chair Bill Michael: ‘Companies should be allowed to fail’

The KPMG lifer on rebuilding trust in the accounting firm after Carillion, and how the backlash has prompted some ‘mirror moments’ → Read More

Citi leads financial sector in LGBT+top 100 employers list

The investment bank received special recognition as one the UK’s best places to work for trans staff → Read More

Banks strengthen coronavirus contingencies amid travel bans and quarantines

Governments and institutions are taking ever-more-drastic measures to prevent spread of the deadly virus to the UK → Read More

Woodford investors take losses of around 25% on first sale

The letter from Link Fund Solutions told investor they would get back between 46.4p and 59p for every share they owned → Read More

Pension Insurance Corporation to raise £750m from backers

The insurer plans to plough the capital into the ‘exceptionally buoyant’ pensions buyout market → Read More

Deutsche nominates former German vice chancellor to board

Sigmar Gabriel will take over from Jürg Zeltner, the former UBS executive, who stepped down at the end of 2019 → Read More

Goldman and Standard Chartered begin restricting China travel as coronavirus spreads

China is taking emergency measures to try to contain the spread of a virus that has so far killed around 25 people → Read More

KPMG mulls sale of more UK advisory units

Chair Bill Michael wants to remove potential conflicts of interest and restore public trust in the Big Four accountant → Read More

Former pensions minister Sir Steve Webb joins consultancy LCP

Steve Webb has joined the pensions consultancy after four years as director of policy at insurer Royal London → Read More

Former Citigroup banker wins age discrimination case

Niels Kirk, a former energy investment banker at Citi, won the case after the judge ruled he was unfairly dismissed → Read More

BlackRock pledges to go greener after climate campaigners target firm

In the letter CEO Larry Fink laid out its ambitious ten year strategy to grow its sustainable assets from $90bn to over $1tn → Read More

Columbia Threadneedle partners with 56 Black Men to tackle industry barriers

The £380bn US-owned asset manager is the first City firm to officially partner with the viral campaign → Read More

Property stock exchange hires new senior advisor

The International Property Securities Exchange announced the appointment of Huw Stephens into the advisory role → Read More