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Past articles by Paul:

The Fight for Gender Equity Will Be a Long Slog if These Numbers Hold

Is reporting the gender pay gap in the U.K. working as well as intended? → Read More

Culture of City’s traders is stuck in the 1980s — a bad place to be

Not enough people in trading firms believe there is a problem with their hyper-sexualised, male-dominated culture → Read More

Big Four push for radical UK warning system

Proposal would see auditors disclose concerns to regulators about upcoming risks in specific sectors or companies → Read More

Auditors are the only ones who do not trust company audits

Breaking up the Big Four is not enough. Making auditing more trustworthy means making accountants liable for their work → Read More

Stop complaining: Brexit blueprint could not be better for the City

City opposition to the white paper is misplaced but could help Theresa May secure a compromise with the EU → Read More

What top Brexit lawyers think of the white paper wording

Two of the country’s leading Brexit lawyers give their views on key parts of the text → Read More

City to lose top EU envoy at critical Brexit stage

Jeremy Browne will leave the City of London Corporation once his three-year tenure comes to an end in August → Read More

The problem with ‘inappropriate behaviour’ at Standard Chartered

The vague reason given for head of compliance departure poses more questions than answers for investors and staff alike → Read More

Block trade risks on the rise for banks

Problematic deals for Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank have shown aggressive pitches to win equity work can have a dramatic downside → Read More

An audience with Michel de Carvalho: Olympic athlete, child actor, banker

The ex-Citigroup executive on wealth, work and how Capital Generation Partners lured him away from his third planned retirement → Read More

Goldman stuck with Burberry stock after bad block trade

Shares in the iconic British fashion house fall around 7% → Read More

All talk? City drags its heels on Women in Finance Charter

Dozens of firms do not appear to have complied with the Charter's requirements to post easily accessible updates → Read More

Whistleblowers attack decision not to ban Barclays chief

Critics fear the decision will derail the movement to expose wrongdoing at the world’s biggest companies → Read More

Former Goldman restructuring head calls for overhaul of UK law

Top UK lawyer echoes call by Vince Cable to adopt elements of US Chapter 11 bankruptcy process → Read More

Deutsche boss John Cryan has 99 problems but IPOs ain’t one

German IPOs are booming and, in a rare turn of events, it is distorting the league tables in favour of Deutsche Bank → Read More

Goldman’s attack of the clones lays bare diversity failings

The small number of women and non-white people on top bank committees makes it seem like they are there to tick diversity quotas → Read More

What the City gender pay gap numbers don’t tell you

Everyday office networking favours men, which apparently frustrates women going for promotion at banks like Goldman Sachs → Read More

‘Banks will get burned’: Fixed income hiring rises again

For European fixed income traders, the long hiring-drought nightmare is over — but banks who resisted job cuts may be hard to compete with → Read More

Barclays faces compliance questions as Staley decision nears

Recent departures at Barclays raise red flags amid investigations into chief executive, say compliance experts → Read More

Brexit bust is finally upon us (but the City hasn’t noticed)

Carillion is just the start. Firms that acquire distressed companies have had a rise in enquiries on the back of poor Christmas trading - and alarm bells should be ringing → Read More