Banks

Europe’s cap on bankers’ pay is merely a harbinger of the Great Persecution to come

9 March 2013 9:00 am

‘Possibly the most deluded measure to come from Europe since Diocletian tried to fix the price of groceries across the…

The American way of justice

21 April 2012 12:00 pm

Conrad Black sympathises with the NatWest Three — victims of British cowardice and a corrupt US legal system

A clash of commerce and culture

26 March 2011 12:00 am

Other People’s Money — and How the Bankers Use It by Louis D. Brandeis was a collection of articles about the predatory practices of big banks, published in book form in 1914. Nearly a century later, it remains in print. In 1991 Danny de Vito starred as ‘Larry the Liquidator’ in the film Other People’s Money. The wanton boys of banking sport with us in life and art and in Justin Cartwright’s latest novel.