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Will we ever get our money back on RBS? George Osborne wants to start selling off the bank in the next year, but can it be done at a profit?

The Telegraph By James Titcomb 2:00PM BST 16 May 2015 Six and a half years ago, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, a clutch of ministers and civil servants, and the bosses of Britain’s banks huddled around a table at the…

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RBOS & Nomura Breaking Laws in the Mortgage Bubble

The New York Times By THE EDITORIAL BOARD MAY 15, 2015 The government won a big victory this week in a case against two banks that were found to have systematically deceived investors about shoddy mortgage securities they peddled during the…

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Barclays and Royal Bank of Scotland hit with penalties worth nearly £3bn for rigging foreign exchange markets

By City & Finance Reporter for the Daily Mail Published: 21:55, 10 May 2015 | Updated: 21:55, 10 May 2015 Barclays and Royal Bank of Scotland will this week be hit with penalties worth nearly £3bn for rigging the foreign…

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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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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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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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FCA Fines Credit Suisse and Yorkshire Building Society 16-06-2014

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today fined both Credit Suisse International (CSI) and Yorkshire Building Society (YBS) for failing to ensure financial promotions for CSI’s Cliquet Product1 were clear, fair and not misleading. CSI was fined £2,398,100 and YBS’s…

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