It was a straightforward question decided in a straightforward manner.
The question: with another Halogen Software Inc. equity offering in the works, what would happen to the syndicate when one of the five underwriters — specifically one of the two lead managers and book runners used in its initial public offering that was completed earlier this year — has exited the business?
The National Association for Law Placement has released its analysis of hiring for the fall 2012 summer associate recruiting season, and the results aren't pretty. Firms are being pretty stingy when handing out summer offers, which are made to second-year law students. In fact, things are almost as bad as they were during the recession, according to the NALP.
IT'S difficult to imagine a scenario in which America's labour market recovery proceeded as rapidly as the one following the 1982 downturn. This was a different sort of recession, and history tells us that recoveries in the wake of debt busts and financial crises are long and slow. Still, things looked somewhat promising back in the spring of this year. Private employment, which had begun growing again in January of 2010, rose by 158,000 jobs in March and by 241,000 jobs in April.
BEIJING — Police have detained a local official and a driver for fatally running over a 13-month-old boy during an argument with his family over the payment of a fine for violating China’s strict family planning limits, state media and the local government said Wednesday.
OTTAWA — Prime Minister Stephen Harper is set to return from his European trip but he won’t have to endure another grilling in the House of Commons for a while.
All parties agreed late Tuesday night to end the most bitter spring sitting of Parliament since Harper’s Conservatives came to power more than seven years ago.
Call it the almost $900-million effect.
Since last Wednesday’s dramatic news that the Bank of Nova Scotia had “decided to pursue alternatives for monetization of some or all of its investment in CI Financial Corp.” the share price of CI Financial is down more than $3 on almost 285 million shares.