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The Z/Yen Group has published the fourteenth Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI14), sponsored by the Qatar Financial Centre Authority and rating 80 financial centres on the scale of 1 to 1000.

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Ten Years After Barings - Where Are They Now ?

It is coming up to the 10th anniversary of when Nick Leeson bust the bank that was Barings. The Observer has had a quick look at what happened to the few who enjoyed their 15 minutes of fame as a result of the scandal.

Gide Loyrette Nouel Announces Appointment Of Local Partners

Gide Loyrette Nouel (‘Gide’) has announced the appointment of six local partners, effective from 1 April 2011. These are internal appointments around the Firm’s international network (including affiliate firms) and encompass a range of disciplines including M&A/Corporate, Banking & Finance, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property and Tax.

Ron Atkinson - Some Of His More Amusing Sayings

65 year-old football commentator Ron Atkinson is a living legend. One of the game's last great characters. But his 'gaff' last week when talking about a black player at a time when Ron thought he was off air could signal the end of his long involvement with football. While recognising that what Atkinson said about one of Chelsea's star players was wrong, CityNews thought it appropriate to look at some of the more amusing 'Big Ron' sayings.

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