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Autumn Statement 2015: Treasury documents reveal new details about planned RBS, Lloyds, Northern Rock sales

City Am by Lauren Fedor 25 November 2015 2:38pm More RBS share sales are planned (Source: Getty) Chancellor George Osborne may not have mentioned returning British banks to private ownership in his statement to parliament this afternoon, but buried in the Treasury’s official Spending…

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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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End of ‘Too-Big-to-Fail’ Banking Era Endorsed by World Leaders

Bloomberg Business By John Glover & Ilya Arkhipov November 15, 2015 — 12:53 PM GMT World leads and members of the Financial Stability Board (FSB) meet at the G20 Turkey Leaders Summit on Nov. 14, 2015 Photographer: /Getty Images G-20 to…

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RBS Receives Sell Rating from Berenberg Bank

Ticker Report Posted by Stephan Byrd on Nov 25th, 2015   RBS (LON:RBS)‘s stock had its “sell” rating reiterated by equities research analysts at Berenberg Bank in a research note issued on Wednesday, AnalystRatings.Net reports. They presently have a GBX 250…

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fraud and dishonesty “at the highest level of RBS”

Scottish Legal News LIBOR, Property Alliance Group PLC v RBS, RBS November 17, 2015 The latest on swap litigation: fraud and dishonesty “at the highest level of RBS” In a major development in swaps litigation, an explosive judgement issued on Friday 13th November…

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Banks’ crime fighters want to quit their jobs

The Telegraph By Tim Wallace 12:15AM GMT 17 Nov 2015 Banks are squealing at tough new red tape, but regulators such as the Financial Conduct Authority say they will not back down Banks could face an exodus of crime-fighting staff,…

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NatWest Admits Signature Forgery on Loan Documents

MapleLeaf Financial December 12, 2011 Posted by Tim Capper How would you feel if you discovered your high street bank had forged your signature on a document? It sounds fanciful, or even in the realms of conspiracy theory, but this…

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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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