The London branch of Whitney Paine, an American bank, has been rocked to its foundations. One of its traders (Simon Slater) has blown his brains out at the boardroom table because of a $100 million loss. The firm's star trader, Daniel Pascoe (Paul McGann), fully expects to take over the
vacated spot, but is chagrined when the higher-ups instead bring in Anna Schuman (Rebecca DeMornay), a shapely comer from America. Hotshot Pascoe at first sets about trying to undo Anna by hiring a paparazzo to snap pictures of her after-hours networking activities with various bosses in cars, but
inevitably Pascoe and his professional adversary soon begin a wary romance. The charac...