Daily Archives: October 28, 2010

Today Sir John Sawers made the first public speech of a serving MI6 head in the section’s 100 year old history — wearing government apparachik disguise. I mean, how many more times do we have to see a politico showing what a team player they are by sporting a dark blue suit, white shirt and blue tie?  Read more

LVMH’s recent filing with the French regulatory authorities re its purchase of shares in Hermes over the weekend was notable as much for that fact that the Giant Globe-Straddling Luxury Group admitted they may, in fact, want to buy another chunk of Hermes, as for their disclosure that they had finessed their first purchase through equity swaps. Read more