Category: Treasury Select Committee


RBS stands accused of forcing companies into default to improve its balance sheet

  The Times Published at 12:01AM, May 7 2015 The language of finance can be arcane but the business of commercial banking is simply defined. Banks put together people who have capital and want a return on it with businesses…

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Tyrie demands Commons recall for RBS in ‘asset-stripping’ row

  The Times James Hurley Published at 12:01AM, May 6 2015 Royal Bank of Scotland must explain to MPs whether it misled them over the activities of its global restructuring group, Andrew Tyrie said yesterday. The most recent chairman of…

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RBS ‘stripped assets’ of struggling companies

James Hurley Enterprise Editor Published at 12:01AM, May 5 2015 Royal Bank of Scotland was under pressure to strip companies of their assets to improve its balance sheet, The Times can reveal. The bank’s global restructuring group, which was supposed…

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Ross McEwan: Becoming customer bank is our responsibility and our opportunity

22 November 2013 RBS chief executive Ross McEwan addressed 200 delegates at ‘Business In The Parliament’ conference at Holyrood. Alongside the politicians, public bodies, trade bodies, local authorities and private businesses who are in this chamber today, the Royal Bank…

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Small firms unite to wage war on RBS

     Banking and Finance Gary Parkinson, James Hurley Last updated at 12:01AM, March 2 2015 More than 250 companies claiming to have been damaged or destroyed by Royal Bank of Scotland’s “turnaround” division have clubbed together to sue the…

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FCA colluded to cover up alleged HSBC fraud

January 23, 2015 By Ian Fraser When John Griffith-Jones and Martin Wheatley, chairman and chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority, appear before the Treasury Select Committee at 9.30am next Tuesday, 27 January, the 13 MPs on the committee have an unprecedented opportunity to establish whether the FCA, just…

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