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'Latex' Banker's Murder Trial Begins

Edouard Stern, then 50, a former Managing Director at Lazard Freres and the 38th richest man in France, was found dead in his Geneva penthouse on March 1st, 2004. Standing trial for his murder in Switzerland this week is 40-year old Cecile Brossard, a former call girl, who had enjoyed a stormy relationship with the banker for around 4 years.

How The Mighty Can Fall On Wall Street

The New York Times has reported Geraldine Fabrikant's tale of Peter Jaquith, a former partner at Lazard Freres, who went from hero to zero in quick order due to drink, drugs and not a little arrogance.