Category: HSBC


Top bankers face jail under tough new regime

The Times Aimee Donnellan Published: 6 March 2016 Crackdown: bankers found guilty of reckless misconduct will face jail sentences of up to seven years (Andrea Baldo/Getty Images) TOUGH new rules to punish rogue bankers will come into force tomorrow. Senior bankers…

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SFO rejects claim that it ignored tip-offs

The SFO recently asked the Treasury for £21 million to continue its current investigations Harry Wilson City Editor Published at 12:01AM, February 8 2016 A row has erupted between the Serious Fraud Office and one of London’s leading law firms…

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£12BILLION… The slump in profits from the taxpayer bailout of the banks in just seven months

By Alex Hawkes Financial Mail On Sunday PUBLISHED: 21:56, 6 February 2016 | UPDATED: 13:34, 7 February 2016 Grim: George Osborne claimed in June that the Treasury’s original stakes in RBS, Lloyds, Northern Rock and others would yield a £14…

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HSBC poised for climbdown on threat to leave

The Sunday Times Aimee Donnellan Published: 7 February 2016 Giant bank set to abandon plans to quit London for Hong Kong after Osborne’s olive branch and turmoil in China Decision time: Canary Wharf or Hong Kong for HSBC HQ? (Getty)…

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Jail Crooked ‘Fat Cat’ Bankers Don’t Reward Them!

Campaign created by Scott Simpson 10-1-2016 TO: GEORGE OSBORNE Restart the Financial Conduct Authority Investigation into Banking Culture Why is this important? We The TAXPAYERS Need to Change UK Banking Culture and STOP Product Mis-selling, Dodgy Loans, LIBOR Rigging and Huge…

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Corporate FatCat’s Beware

Evening Standard Martin Bentham Wednesday 6 January 2016 Fraud chief calls for tougher corporate prosecution laws Reforms: Serious Fraud Office chief David Green says large businesses with a culture of criminality are “not being brought to justice” Prosecutors should have US-style…

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Bank CEO sentenced to jail following £2.4m fraud

http://www.executive-grapevine.com/ Published: Mon, 7 Dec 2015 11:22am GMT A bank CEO has become one of the first business leaders to face jail-time for her actions during the financial crisis. Poppi Metaxas is the former CEO of Gateway Bank in California….

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Osborne Saved Banks From The Dogs, But He Cant Stop The SME’s Seeking Justice

Banking culture inquiry scrapped by regulator FCA as “Osborne pulls dogs off the banks” The Independent Hazel Sheffield Thursday 31 December 2015 Labour MP John Mann told the Independent that the decision directly relates to the sacking of Martin Wheatley, former…

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George Osborne – The Bankers’ Toady!

Jan 1, 2016 Rowan Bosworth-Davies Financial Crime Expert Consultant George Osborne is facing serious accusations of forcing financial regulators to abandon a review into Britain’s banking culture, while under pressure from the banking industry’s biggest names. The Chancellor is “bowing”…

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Labour & Lib Dem Peers Voice Fury

Mirror 13:43, 14 Dec 2015 Updated 16:43, 14 Dec 2015 BY Dan Bloom The Tories have quietly scrapped a crackdown on fatcat bank bosses Going easy on the bankers: George Osborne The Tories have quietly dropped a crackdown on fatcat bosses who preside over reckless…

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