Category: Barclays


Does The City Need Anymore Rogue Traders?

The Times Alex Ralph Last updated at 12:01AM, November 9 2015 Rogue Trader Wants To Help Clean Up The City Nick Leeson has co-launched an education, advisory and investigation firm Niall Carson/PA He went down in history as the working…

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Global banks must raise €1.1tn in special debt by 2022

FT Thomas Hale in Basel, Caroline Binham and Laura Noonan in Londo ©PA Mark Carney The biggest international banks must raise as much as €1.1tn by 2022 in special debt designed to prevent taxpayer bailouts of lenders, a global group…

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Government Flying Blind On Banking

Sunday 8th November By Ian Fraser Steve Baker: The government is flying blind on banking 8th November, 2015 In a stark warning to the government, the MP Steve Baker has said we’re flying blind where RBS and the wider banking system…

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George Osborne will be burnt in ‘bonfire of the bankers’

The Times Harry Wilson, Simon English Published at 12:01AM, November 9 2015 Standard Chartered recently announced it was planning to cut 15,000 jobs globally   Yui Mok/PA Huge City job cuts to hit Treasury tax take hardThe Treasury faces losing…

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Iceland does what the US won’t: 26 top bankers sent to prison for role in financial crisis

‘Businessman lighting cigar with $100 dollar bill’ [Shutterstock] Reykjavík, Iceland – In stark contrast to the record low number of prosecutions of CEO’s and high-level financial executives in the U.S., Iceland has just sentenced 26 bankers to a combined 74…

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‘On the horizon’: UK on brink of ANOTHER catastrophic banking crash, warns insider

The Express  PUBLISHED: 12:02, Fri, Nov 6, 2015 | UPDATED: 16:43, Fri, Nov 6, 2015 BRITAIN’S banking industry has failed to learn a single lesson from the catastrophic crash that brought the economy to its knees, a senior industry figure…

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How Wall Street’s Bankers Stayed Out of Jail

The Atlantic William D Cohen September 2015 The probes into bank fraud leading up to the financial industry’s crash have been quietly closed. Is this justice? On May 27, in her first major prosecutorial act as the new U.S. attorney…

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UK Bank Fraudsters Lucky This Is Not America

Bill Moyers September 17, 2013 by Joshua Holland Hundreds of Wall Street Execs Went to Prison During the Last Fraud-Fueled Bank Crisis This combination of Associated Press file photos shows, left, Patrick Kenny a Specialist of Lehman Brothers working his post…

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Luyendijk: Don’t Blame the Bankers, It’s the System That Must Change

The Huffington Post Ian Fraser Posted: 19/10/2015 14:46 BST Updated: 19/10/2015 14:59 BST When trying to interview bankers and other City of London insiders for his Guardian banking blog three years ago – material which later formed the basis of…

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As You Were Boys, Business As Usual For Dysfunctional Bankers

BBC News 15 October 2015 From the section Business    Treasury waters down new rules on punishing bankers Image copyright Getty Images Bankers will not have to prove their innocence under new rules being proposed by the UK government. The…

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