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Ex-Morgan Stanley trader keeps his $8m award

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A federal judge upheld an $8 million arbitration ruling against Morgan Stanley in favor of a former energy trader who said he was improperly terminated after refusing to meet with New York law enforcement authorities.

Morgan Stanley reduces Q2 profit

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Morgan Stanley reduced second-quarter earnings per share by 2 cents after reaching agreements to end mortgage-related lawsuits. The firm said it may face additional claims from authorities in California.


Top Firm Says 'No' To 'Hankey-Pankey'

Financial News reports that Barclays Wealth has pulled its branding (although not its sponsorship) from a British Masters Invitational show-jumping event at Chester this weekend, after two 'provocative' pictures of a couple of the UK's leading horsewomen 'brandishing whips and lying in the hay' were released to the press to publicize the event. One of the pictures, complete with the ladies in leather-like boots, is immediately on the right.

Global M&A Deals League Table - 2005 To Date

Thomson Financial has just released a worldwide announced advisory league table. This table is based on the number of deals firms' have worked on this year to 17th March. The table excludes equity carveouts, withdrawn deals and open market repurchases.