peHUB Second Opinion 6.28

BP kills Wall Street: The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is checking on Wall Street’s exposure to BP to ensure that if the oil company fails it won’t put Wall Street or the global financial system at risk.

A Mexican Assassination: Rodolfo Torre, the front-running candidate for governor of the Mexican state of Tamaulipas, was killed Monday. Mexican President Felipe Calderon blamed the drug cartels.

A Swatch no more: Nicolas Hayek, whose recommendations helped lead to the development of the Swatch, has also died.

Another jumps to Moelis: Richard Leaman, the chairman and former head of UBS AG’s investment-banking department, is expected to join Moelis & Co., which was founded by another UBS departee.

An Office departure: Steve Carell is hinting that he may be leaving The Office after its seventh season wraps.