Articles by: Stéphanie
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MIT cuts ties with brain preservation startup Nectome
by / on 04/04/2018 at 23:00 / in TechCrunch

MIT cuts ties with brain preservation startup Nectome

MIT is disassociating itself from Nectome, the Y Combinator-backed startup promising to preserve customers’ brains for the possibility of future digital upload. Co-founder Robert McIntyre described the procedure as “100 percent fatal” — it involves connecting terminally ill patients to a machine that pumps embalming fluids into their arteries. The company has collected (refundable) $10,000 payments for a wait list, […]

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The 6 best cities for finance jobs that aren’t NYC
by / on 09/03/2018 at 11:45 / in The Review

The 6 best cities for finance jobs that aren’t NYC

New York City may have Wall Street, but it’s not the only city with promising career prospects for finance professionals. If you’re looking to get out of New York, or kick off your career in a different location, these are the six best cities for finance jobs outside of the Big Apple. Boston New York isn’t the only city in the Northeast […]

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How to Keep Your Company from Becoming the Next #METOO
by / on 02/03/2018 at 11:30 / in Best Lawyers®

How to Keep Your Company from Becoming the Next #METOO

Long before the allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Harvey Weinstein, Matt Lauer, and others became common knowledge, many employers took steps they thought would ensure a safe work environment for all employees. But many of those employers are now asking: Are we doing enough? This is a smart question to ask since the large corporations generating media headlines […]

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Everyone Hates Silicon Valley, Except Its Imitators
by / on 14/02/2018 at 15:00 / in WIRED

Everyone Hates Silicon Valley, Except Its Imitators

DO NOT LET their names fool you. The silicon places—Silicon Slopes, Silicon Prairie, Silicon Beach, Silicon Peach, Silicon Bayou, Silicon Shire, Silicon Desert, Silicon Holler, Silicon Hill and, separately, Silicon Hills—do not aspire to become “the next Silicon Valley.” Sure, the country’s burgeoning tech enclaves in Utah and Kentucky and Oregon draw inspiration from the original. And sure, they’d love to have even a tiny fraction of the wealth, […]

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Christmas rapture as hedge fund closure spews top traders onto market
by / on 18/12/2017 at 14:15 / in The Review

Christmas rapture as hedge fund closure spews top traders onto market

It’s not every day that a hedge fund closes and ejects hundreds of highly desirable, highly talented traders onto the market. It’s even less often that this happens just before Christmas when most hedge fund headhunters are stuck in a quagmire because all the good candidates are refusing to move. The closure of Hutchin Hill Capital has therefore made headhunters’ […]

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What to wear when you work for a bank in Frankfurt
by / on 12/12/2017 at 11:00 / in The Review

What to wear when you work for a bank in Frankfurt

If you’re contemplating a move from London to Frankfurt, you might think you’ll be able to get away with dressing in the same way. After all, the banking industry is fairly homogenous across Europe and bankers in the two cities might be expected to dress similarly. Wrong. The Frankfurt dress code is very different to London’s. What’s normal in London […]

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How I made friends with the MDs at my bank
by / on 10/12/2017 at 17:00 / in The Review

How I made friends with the MDs at my bank

Yes, smoking is a dirty habit. It’s for addicts or nihilists, depending upon your perspective. But the more us dirty, nihilistic smokers are vilified, the more we pull together – and this has its advantages. I work in banking and I smoke. Depending upon my mood I either smoke in a quiet corner or in the main smoking area. The […]

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Credit Suisse’s guide to all the different jobs in equities and credit trading
by / on 05/12/2017 at 10:00 / in The Review

Credit Suisse’s guide to all the different jobs in equities and credit trading

If you’re a student who’s thinking of working in a markets job in an investment bank, you can be forgiven for feeling confused about your options. Firstly, do you want to work in equities or fixed income sales and trading? Secondly, how do all the different products (managed by different “desks”) fit together? Last week’s global markets investor day presentation […]

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Fintech Law: A Dynamic Space
by / on 22/11/2017 at 20:15 / in Best Lawyers®

Fintech Law: A Dynamic Space

For many years, banks have partnered with Fintech companies to offer online loans to consumers. Some of these bank partnerships have been challenged by consumer advocates through so-called “true lender” litigation in state and federal courts, by state regulators, and through criminal prosecutions. The crux of the true lender challenge is that, at the time a loan is originated, the […]

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Les banquiers d’investissement français sous-payés et frustrés ?
by / on 21/11/2017 at 14:30 / in Économie

Les banquiers d’investissement français sous-payés et frustrés ?

Les banquiers d’investissement français seraient-ils sous-payés et frustrés, notamment par rapport à leurs homologues britanniques, allemands voire italiens ? Tout porte à le croire selon la dernière enquête publiée ce matin par le site de benchmarking de salaires dans le secteur financier Emolument.com sur la base de l’analyse de 4.475 salaires et bonus de banquiers travaillant à Londres, Paris, Francfort […]

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