James Booth

(Staff)

Reporter covering the legal and insurance sectors. Email stories to james.booth@cityam.com.

September 2018 articles

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was charged today with abuse of power and money laundering over his role in a major [...]

20 September

Online retail giant Amazon is reportedly planning to open 3,000 cashierless stores over the next few years as it bulks up its [...]

20 September

Saga has ended its six-month search for a chief financial officer with the hire of James Quin from Zurich. [...]

20 September

The trade body for UK asset mangers said today that the appointment of four new directors had taken female representation on [...]

19 September

Ten UK-based law firms paid their partners an average of £1m or above last year as the sector boomed on the back of strong deal [...]

19 September

Investors think the UK will remain as attractive as an investment destination post-Brexit as it was before the referendum on [...]

19 September

The chairman of Royal Mail, Peter Long, announced today that he is stepping down with immediate effect. [...]

19 September

BGL Group has appointed Jonathon Brown as chief executive of its price comparison site business Compare the Market. [...]

18 September

City law firm Rosenblatt launched a £2m litigation fund today as it announced its maiden results to the stock market. [...]

18 September

New York-headquartered Marsh & McLennan has agreed to buy UK insurance broker Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT) today in a £4.3bn [...]

18 September

London-headquartered insurance company Thomas Miller has acquired specialist German shipping, trade and transport insurance [...]

17 September

Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell was today accused of trying to “muddy the waters” in his appeal against a conviction for [...]

17 September

A top City lawyer has been ordered by a tribunal to pay £18,000 to his former nanny after firing her after she told his wife [...]

17 September

Coca-Cola is reportedly in talks with Canadian legal marijuana company Aurora Cannabis to develop cannabis-infused drinks. [...]

17 September

Credit Suisse has been slammed by the Swiss banking watchdog for “deficiencies” in its anti-money laundering procedures in [...]

17 September