Barry Brooks, a partner in the corporate department of law firm Paul Hastings LLP, shares his
positive outlook on the 2012 financing markets with The Deal Pipeline. The change and clarity in the financial services industry could also lead to a boost in M&A activity in it next year, Brooks adds, looking to upcoming market readjustments as a result of Dodd-Frank. - Sarah Hashim-Waris
BlackRock Inc.'s alpha strategies head Quintin Price is returning to London from New York as a senior adviser through next summer, at which point he will retire from the firm. For other updates launch today's Movers & shakers slideshow.
Sandell Asset Management spearheaded an activist campaign at communications testing company Viavi Solutions. The firm wrote a letter urging Viavi to embark on a strategic review. Sandell believes Viavi, formerly known as JDS Uniphase, could score $10 per share in a sale. More video