Category: LEGAL NEWS


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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Prosecutors after JP Morgan and RBS executives

http://www.executive-grapevine.com/ Published: Wed, 18 Nov 2015 10:48am GMT Prosecutors are pursuing criminal charges against executives from the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and JP Morgan for alleged illegal activities. Police are currently investigating the company’s role in selling supposedly flawed…

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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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Whistleblower claims orders given to remove and delete from audit report

The Irish Times Sarah Bardon Fri, Dec 11, 2015, 01:02 PAC calls Central Bank to respond to allegations Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald: told the PAC the former senior auditor has claimed his contract was not renewed by…

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Lords could derail Osborne’s plans to soften rules on banker accountability

The Guardian By Simon Bowers and Jill Treanor Sunday 13 December 2015 16.27 GMT Opposition peers proposing to amend Bank of England bill, which would unwind tougher regulation set up by the coalition in 2013 The Conservative party does not have…

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The WhistleBlower That Couldn’t Be Silenced

The Inspirational Nicholas Wilson  http://nicholaswilson.com/    Banking and Finance  Katherine Griffiths Banking Editor Last updated at 12:01AM, December 9 2015 A whistleblower has alleged that it was unlawful for HFC, a subsidiary of HSBC, to levy a charge on the cost…

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Iceland We Salute You For Jailing Criminal Banker’s

First They Jailed the Bankers, Now Every Icelander to Get Paid in Bank Sale 2015-10-30 20:42 From: theantimedia.org First, Iceland jailed its crooked bankers for their direct involvement in the financial crisis of 2008. Now, every Icelander will receive a payout…

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Kenneth Clarke: Put rogue bankers on trial

The Telegraph By Julie Henry 10:40AM BST 30 Jun 2012 Kenneth Clarke has said that it is easier to “get away with” financial crime than practically any other kind. The justice secretary said that the UK’s track record on prosecuting financial…

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