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Burton, David (12 of 23) National Life Stories: City Lives

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    Banking; Futures exchange

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    City Lives

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    National Sound Archive studio, London

  • Interviewees

    Burton, David, 1937-, (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Courtney, Cathy, 1954- (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 12 (tape 6 side B): Pre-Big Bang: DB represented Warburg's interests on fixed interest committee chaired by Brian Peppiatt: committees represented Mullens, Ackroyds and Warburgs. DB gives opinions on Warburgs: need for new Chief Executive. Lord Roll's contribution to Warburgs. Describes merger and his departure from Warburgs, 1988. Became Chairman of LIFFE (London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange), April 1988.

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    Interview with David Burton CBE, previously executive director at S G Warburg & Co Ltd (1979-1992), founder member of LIFFE (and Chairman 1988-1992).

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