James Booth

(Staff)

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

January 2019 articles

The majority of cyber insurance policies on the market are riddled with flaws and may not pay out in the event of a data breach [...]

17 January

The risks of a “cliff edge” Brexit to the stability of the Irish financial system are manageable and the majority of its [...]

17 January

Rapper Snoop Dogg has invested in $2.5bn (£1.94bn) Swedish fintech company Klarna, it emerged today. [...]

17 January

City law firm Fieldfisher has acquired a specialist Mayfair boutique in a bet London’s hedge fund sector will thrive post-Brexit. [...]

17 January

Marks & Spencer launched a trial today of plastic packaging-free fruit and vegetables at its Tolworth store as it moves to [...]

16 January

The chairman of bankrupt US department store chain Sears has won an auction for the retailer with a bid of $5.2bn (£4bn). [...]

16 January

The billionaire Reuben Brothers have sold their shares in New York-listed hotel company Belmond in a deal that could net them [...]

16 January

Brewer Greene King said today that Nick Mackenzie would join as new chief executive in May from Madame Tussauds-owner Merlin [...]

15 January

Clothing retailer Lululemon Athletica boosted its profit and revenue forecasts for the last quarter of its financial year today, [...]

14 January

Digital lender Atom Bank is in talks with advisers over a potential instruction that could lead to its takeover by Spanish banking [...]

14 January

Big Four accountancy firm Deloitte has hired a senior partner from the Magic Circle to lead its expansion into the UK legal market [...]

14 January

An influential MP has slammed Lloyds Banking Group for trying to “game the system” with its new overdraft fees. [...]

13 January

The future of music retailer HMV will be decided this week as the deadline for rescue bids draws close. [...]

13 January

Leading fund manager Neil Woodford is leading a push to unseat construction group Kier’s top executive team after its botched [...]

13 January

In 2000 Real Madrid signed Portuguese football star Luis Figo from arch rivals Barcelona in a move that signalled the start of [...]

13 January