Joseph Lhota was Rudy Giuliani’s deputy on Sept. 11 and head of the agency that brought back the subways after Hurricane Sandy. He says that makes him the most qualified candidate to keep New York City from reverting to the days of crime and dysfunction.
A former JPMorgan Chase & Co. banker told jurors at a bid-rigging trial about a dinner meeting at a Manhattan restaurant where municipal derivatives executives from his firm and UBS AG agreed not to compete with one another.
This week’s notable deaths included the key figure in the U.S. savings and loan crisis of the 1980s; the designer of innovative surfboards and the Hobie Cat sailboat; and the head of a Wall Street firm that rode the industry’s merger trend in the 1970s. Below are summaries of these and other obituaries from the past week.