His term will come to an end after the annual meeting next July and he said his decision to make the announcement now was to give the LSE enough time to find a suitable successor.
Cruickshank has been widely criticised during his time at the helm, with his support for the merger with the German bourse raising plenty of eyebrows through the city.
Does Darwin's theory apply to taxation? Colin ponders...
The EC has been instructed to draft a European Union (EU) directive authorising an EU financial transaction tax, which would apply to ten of the EU’s 28 member states
Accountancy watchdog the FRC has dropped its investigation into the former chief financial officer of Tesco, nearly two years after the supermarket was engulfed in an accounting scandal
Colin imagines how Apple's logo might change in the wake of the EC's ruling over its Irish tax arrangements