Category: RBS


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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Regulator Ignores RBS WhistleBlower. Is This A Behaviour?

CAPX By Iain Martin 26th November 2015 RBS whistleblower: losses hidden to protect bonuses ahead of crisis Senior executives at the Royal Bank of Scotland colluded to ensure that tens of millions of pounds in bankers’ bonuses were paid out…

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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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Why Bank Bosses Partying at Gleneagles Is a Crisis Warning Indicator

Huffington Post By Ian Fraser 1-12-2015 Award winning journalist and commentator What is it about the Gleneagles Hotel and the Scottish banks? Is there something in the water at the opulent 1920s Perthshire spa and golfing resort – or perhaps…

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Swaps and the FCA Review process: is the Review working?

By Cat Maclean Partner and Solicitor Advocate, Head of Dispute Resolution at MBM Commercial LLP Some 3 and a half years have now passed since the FCA announced a Review into the missale of interest rate hedging products, or swaps. Although…

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RBS and Standard Chartered weakest in Bank stress test

BBC News By Howard Mustoe Business reporter Image copyright AFP Royal Bank of Scotland and Standard Chartered were the weakest of Britain’s seven largest lenders in a Bank of England stress test. For the second year, the central bank has subjected…

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RBS: STRIPPING SMALL BUSINESSES, BOOSTING BIG BANKS AND GETTING AWAY WITH IT

Real Media By By Kam Sandhu 27-11-2015 ‘Taking on a bank, especially what was the largest bank in the world at one stage, I’m just a bricklayer, and it really is stressful as an SME to take on these people,’ Clive…

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