Category: Ian Fraser


RBS to relive unpleasant memories as investor lawsuit looms

Reuters – UK Focus – 5 hours ago Investors hurt in 2008 rights issue eye billions * Unsuccessful summer talks tee up costly case in March * Former boss Fred Goodwin may be called as defence witness * RBS CEO says ready…

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RBS’s £1,100 bill for every household

Bank’s share price crash leaves taxpayers nursing £29bn loss RBS is still 73% government-owned, and a sale of the stake is now further away Aimee Donnellan July 10 2016, 12:01am, The Sunday Times Households are sitting on paper losses of £1,100 each…

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LEXLAW Case Study: RBS pay £1m to settle derivatives mis-selling claim with social care provider

Posted on: July 2, 2016 The Royal Bank of Scotland PLC (RBS.L) has been forced to settle a High Court claim [1] over the mis-selling of two complex collar derivatives [2] in 2007 to Mehnaaz Chaudhry, a businesswoman who provides residential care…

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Whistleblowers ‘at risk of betrayal’ by City watchdog

Top MP demands regulator protects informants The FCA had already been warned about its treatment of whistleblower by the parliamentary commission on banking standards in 2013 The Times James Hurley, Enterprise Editor May 14 2016, 12:01am The chairman of the Treasury…

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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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Open Letter To Scotland’s First Minister From Brave RBS GRG Victim Mr & Mrs Henderson

Exclusive From The Excellent Kam Sandhu at Real Media @KamBass @RealMediaGB 2/3/2016 AN OPEN LETTER TO NICOLA STURGEON ON RBS PROSECUTION 2 March 2016 Below we publish an open letter sent today by Nigel Henderson to Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.  Nigel Henderson…

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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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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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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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