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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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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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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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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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