Leonard fears a takeover lurks under Peter's deal with a Japanese bank; Declan persuades Chas to stay.
An accountant (Josette Simon) helps Chas and Declan fight a takeover; personal matters shatter Sirkka.
Hudson falls for a client (Marella Oppenheim); a newcomer (Julia Ormond) feels pressured; Michelle loses her license.
Naive Jimmy makes disclosures about dealers and the firm to a journalist (Helena Little) at a party.
Declan takes over Jimmy's deal; Max gets a promotion idea; long hours affect Hannah's personal life.
Max pursues a deal without Wendy's approval; Chas and Jimmy pursue Louise; heads roll at an emergency meeting.
After a buyer ruins Sirkka's complicated deal and weekend, she encounters him after hours in a bar.
Sylvia blames Hilary and Chas; Max takes a flying lesson; Michelle and Declan wed; Hilary's job may be saved.
Gambling jeopardizes Wolf's life; Roberta seeks revenge on Max; Michelle and Declan announce their engagement.
Pressures frustrate Hudson; Declan surprises Michelle; Sirkka reconsiders Yolande's (Pia Henderson)friendship.
Hudson's friend (George Roth) gets a trial period with the firm; Hilary and Michelle pursue an entrepreneur.
Management disapproves of unorthodox methods of some young dealers, sanctioned by their boss.
A rival bank lures Declan; Sirkka interrupts Chas' date; Max meets Roberta's husband; dealers confront Sylvia.
Hilary seems a likely target for Sylvia's staff cuts; Sirkka must decide about her pregnancy.
Wolf and Jay get into a dicey deal in Prague; Michelle seeks time away from Declan; Max woos a married woman.
Michelle tries to save Declan when an acquaintance (Ingrid Held) coaxes him into a deal over his head.
Michelle and Hilary's client doesn't want a profit; Sylvia tries to oust Max; Sirkka has a blind date.
Sirkka refuses a client guilty of industrial pollution; Wendy wants to end Wolf's business intrusions.
Being fired for dishonesty doesn't faze Jimmy until a new job falls through; Declan woos Michelle.
Max pursues a complicated deal in Poland; Sirkka collapses after drinking; Hudson confronts his wife.
Max warns Michelle to move slowly on her first major deal; thrill-seeking endangers Sirkka.
Fraud destroys a major deal Max counted on to create business; police grill Sirkka about a lost child.
Stock traders for a London-based international bank wheel and deal. With Douglas Hodge, Dorian Healy.