Tag Archives: Credit Suisse

Financial Daily Dose 4.21.2020 | Top Story: Senate Passes Another COVID-19 Relief Bill; House to Consider it This Week

BY: Michael D. Reif | April 22, 2020

The Senate has passed a $484 billion measure that would add $130 billion to the Paycheck Protection Program, the “small-business loan program that ran out of funding last week after being deluged with applications.” The bill heads to the House for expected passage on Thursday – WSJ and Bloomberg and Law360 and NYTimes Shocker here—Netflix had … Continue reading

Financial Daily Dose 2.7.2020 | Top Story: Credit Suisse CEO Tiam Out in Wake of Corporate Spying Scandal

BY: Michael D. Reif | February 7, 2020

Credit Suisse’s CEO Tidjane Thiam is out, to be succeeded next week by longtime company vet Thomas Gottstein. Thaim appeared to have ridden out the corporate spying scandal involving a former employee last year, and he had delivered relatively solid results as the Swiss bank moved away from investment banking and more into wealth management. … Continue reading

Financial Daily Dose 10.1.2019 | Top Story: Credit Suisse COO Resigns in Wake of Corporate Spying Scandal

BY: Michael D. Reif | October 1, 2019

Top Tidjane Thiam ally Pierre-Olivier Bouee, Credit Suisse’s COO, has resigned in the wake of an internal probe finding that he “ordered the surveillance of the bank’s former wealth-management chief, Iqbal Khan, without discussing it with Mr. Thiam or other senior bank officials.” Khan left Credit Suisse to join rival UBS Group today – WSJ … Continue reading

Financial Daily Dose 9.26.2019 | Top Story: Juul Labs and EBay join WeWork in Replacing CEOs This Week

BY: Michael D. Reif | September 26, 2019

This week’s CEO exodus continues, with Juul Labs CEO Kevin Burns taking a hike in the midst of “public and regulatory outrage over the soaring use of teenage vaping.” Altria exec KC Crosthwaite will replace Burns. Altria, the “major tobacco company that owns a 35 percent stake in Juul,” revealed on this week that it … Continue reading

Financial Daily Dose 7.23.2019 | Top Story: Apple to Buy Intel’s Smartphone Modem Chip Division

BY: Michael D. Reif | July 23, 2019

Apple is in “advanced talks” to snap up Intel’s smartphone-modem chip business, a portfolio “of patents and staff valued at $1 billion or more.” The deal, should it close, would go far in prepping Apple for the arrival of next gen 5G wireless technology – WSJ and MarketWatch and Bloomberg With a cool billion from … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | June 7, 2018

We’ve begun exploring here the impact that the White House’s Iran deal pullout (and subsequent threat to impose sanctions on Iran’s trading partners) will have on particular EU-based companies (right, Peugeot)?  Now we’ve learned that EU leaders have officially asked the US for exemptions from these sanctions – NYTimes While we’re talking tariffs, it’s worth … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | January 19, 2017

On the heels of Deutsche Bank’s $7.2 billion deal, Credit Suisse has finalized the terms of its own MBS-related settlement. The Swiss bank will pay $5.3 billion to resolve claims that it misled investors about the standards that the loans underlying its securities met – WSJ and Bloomberg and Law360 The Upshot looks at the … Continue reading