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Entries in Barclays (19)

Monday
Apr172017

Tom Fox: Barclays and AmTrust respond to whistleblowers

Barclays CEO Jes StaleyTwo recent stories involving whistleblowers demonstrated the extremes in company responses.

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Wednesday
Apr122017

Barbara Brooks Kimmel: Trust busting crises engulf Wells Fargo, VW, Barclays . . . 

Trust Across America’s focus has always been on finding and highlighting the “best in breed” corporate citizens while leaving the worst for the scrutiny of others. But today is only Wednesday and my inbox is swamped with so many trust busting stories that my head is spinning.

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Tuesday
Mar212017

Women in compliance: A key to organizational diversity

In the prior post, I looked at the presence of women in compliance roles in the United States and abroad. In this post, I'm looking at how women in compliance can be a catalyst for more diversity in organizations.

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Tuesday
Nov252014

SFO Director Green: ‘There are plenty of foxes for the hounds to chase down’

Image courtesy of the SFOAt Pinsent Masons regulatory conference in London a few weeks ago, David Green, the chief of the UK Serious Fraud Office, talked about how many known frauds happen on his turf. Here's a hint: Lock up the silverware because it's a growth industry.

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Tuesday
Oct282014

Collective Action: A new approach to combat corruption (Part 7)

In my prior post on Collective Action, I wrote about the importance of voluntary codes of conduct and concluded that in an era of weak regulation, corporate behaviour would have been significantly worse over the last decades without them.

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Wednesday
Oct222014

Whistleblower RBS escapes $140 million in new EC fines for Libor cartel 

Royal Bank of Scotland received immunity from a €110 million ($146 million) fine after telling the European Commission’s competition watchdog it had tried to fix Swiss franc interest rates with JP Morgan.

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Monday
Sep292014

WSJ: Money laundering probe could hold up Commerzbank sanctions settlement

Image courtesy of CommerzbankThe U.S. Attorney in Manhattan is investigating Germany's  Commerzbank AG for alleged violations of money-laundering laws, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

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Tuesday
Sep022014

A ‘cross section’ of the SFO's corporate investigations list

At the Cambridge Symposium on Economic Crime at Jesus College Tuesday, David Green QC, the head of the UK Serious Fraud Office, described what he called a cross section of the SFO's current caseload.

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Monday
Aug112014

U.S. to Deutsche Bank: Fix reporting and risk controls

Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt, Germany, courtesy of WikipediaU.S. banking regulators have ordered Deutsche Bank AG to improve its compliance systems and risk controls, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.

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Friday
Jul252014

Bank of America pays $16.6 million for violating drug trafficker sanctions

Bank of America Corp's banking unit agreed to pay $16.6 million to resolve allegations that it processed hundreds of transactions for drug traffickers who are subject to U.S. sanctions, the U.S. Treasury Department said Thursday.

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Thursday
Jul242014

NY Fed knocks Deutsche Bank financial reports

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has found serious problems in Deutsche Bank's U.S. operations, including poor financial reporting, weak technology and inadequate auditing and oversight.

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Wednesday
Jul092014

Sanctions probe now targets German banks

State and federal authorities have begun settlement talks with Commerzbank AG and Deutsche Bank over their alleged dealings with countries blacklisted by the United States.

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