Weekly Brief: Financial Prosecutions: A Banner Week

Dec. 13 (Bloomberg) -- It's been a good week for financial prosecutions, with HSBC agreeing to pay a record $1.9 billion to settle U.S. money laundering claims, and the first three arrests in the UK's Libor rigging probe. Also, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor reveals how diabetes has affected her life. Finally, BigLaw managing partners are eager for a turnaround, but they have doubts the US economic recovery will gain steam in 2013. (Source: Bloomberg)

China Returns to U.S. IPO Market in a Big Way
40:59 - Tom Farley, president at the NYSE Group, discusses the timing of the ZTO Express debut, listing in New York versus China and the outlook for the IPO market in the U.S. He speaks to Bloomberg's Haidi Lun on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
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