Category: Top Stories


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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The Mother Of All Bailout’s

The One Bank, Revisited – Jeff Nielson http://www.sprottmoney.com Approximately two years ago; a commentary was published entitled “The One Bank”. The empirical foundation for the article (and the paradigm) was an extensive computer model, produced by a trio of academics…

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StockMarkets Could Be In For A Very Rough Ride

http://www.thepropheticyears.com/ The coming economic crash caused by world debt By Don Koenig with Jan 2015 update 2015 update – I actually wrote this article in 2000 and I have been updating the debt figures and also inserting new information along…

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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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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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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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