Tag: Financial scandal

Bail-ins and deposit confiscation

From comedonchisciotte.org the (old) ‘Future of Banking in Europe’ Conference report (with some commercial interest by goldocore.com for example) is shocking… One of the aspects of the new negotiation on the European union will be a ‘bail-in’ of deposits when banks fail in the future. Michael Noonan, Ireland’s Minister for Finance at the time, confirmed …

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BBA warned banks on LIBOR-EURIBOR rate-rigging

The British Bankers’ Association (BBA) issued a warning to banks in April 2008 to “submit honest rates” to its Libor setting panel. One email, dated 21 May 2008, appears to show that Angela Knight, the chief executive of the BBA, was aware of the potential for banks to submit rates not reflecting the price at …

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Other top banks under investigation for LIBOR-EURIBOR rate-rigging

At least four more banks such as HSBC, Deutsche Bank, Société Générale and Crédit Agricole, could be implicated in the scandal of manipulations operated on the primary financial indexes in Europe and the world. Read artciles from Guardian and Sole24ore.

HSBC to find a settlement

One of the biggest financial scandals (see an old but dedicated database in our Weblist), a criminal probe into laundering of drug-cartel and other money , according to a WSJ note. Again, unsolved questions present their burden on business making and daily life conditions. How regulators perform their tasks, when such enormous mass of money can …

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