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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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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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Libor Rigging Further Unmasked PAG V’s RBS

Via Berg Author Ian Mendelsohn Wednesday, 25th November 2015 Property Alliance Group Limited (“PAG”) –v- The Royal Bank of Scotland plc (“RBS”) In a game changing decision of the High Court delivered on 13 November 2015 PAG has been given permission to…

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Coming soon: HBOS the sequel?

The Sunday Times  Aimee Donnellan Published: 22 November 2015 Light-touch regulation let the lender run amok. Will George Osborne’s sops to the City spell the start of a new era of lax controls? Former HBOS chief executives James Crosby, left,…

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RBS Falsification In The High Court

Neutral Citation Number: [2015] EWHC 3272 (Ch)     Case No: HC 2013 000459 IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE CHANCERY DIVISION     Royal Courts of Justice, Rolls Building Fetter Lane, London, EC4A 1NL     13/11/2015 B e…

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FCA and PRA bolster protection for whistleblowers in the financial industry

The Barrister Largest Independent Magazine For Barristers Practising In UK Posted on November 12, 2015 by barrister The FCA and PRA have published new rules on whistleblowing designed to empower individuals to raise concerns within the financial industry. According to…

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Bad bankers are like shoplifters, says George Osborne

The Telegraph By Peter Spence & Tim Wallace It’s wrong that people who steal from shops are jailed, but bad bankers are not held to account Chancellor George Osborne (L), and Mark Carney at the Bank’s Open Forum Bankers who…

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Bank of England’s Carney: Markets ‘tainted’ by misconduct

BBC News 11 November 2015 Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mario Draghi, George Osborne and Mark Carney are attending a public forum on financial markets Bank of England governor Mark Carney says public faith in financial markets has been shaken…

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Does The City Need Anymore Rogue Traders?

The Times Alex Ralph Last updated at 12:01AM, November 9 2015 Rogue Trader Wants To Help Clean Up The City Nick Leeson has co-launched an education, advisory and investigation firm Niall Carson/PA He went down in history as the working…

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