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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

20 Jun 2017

Crisis-era fraud charges haunt Barclays as rivals move on

LONDON Criminal charges over Barclays' fundraising in the 2008 financial crisis add to the bank's legal battles in key markets just as rivals are leaving their troubles from that period behind.

20 Jun 2017

Britain charges Barclays, ex-bosses over 'unlawful' Qatari deal

LONDON Barclays and four former top executives were charged with fraud on Tuesday over undisclosed payments to Qatari investors as part of a 12 billion pound emergency fundraising during the financial crisis in 2008. | Video

20 Jun 2017

Britain charges Barclays, ex-bosses over "unlawful" Qatari deal

LONDON Barclays and four former top executives were charged with fraud on Tuesday over undisclosed payments to Qatari investors as part of a 12 billion pound ($15 billion) emergency fundraising during the financial crisis in 2008. | Video

09 Jun 2017

Little upside in prospect for British banks from election result

LONDON British bank shares fell on Friday as investors priced in the likely negative impact on the sector of Prime Minister Theresa May's failure to win a majority in a snap election. | Video

09 Jun 2017

Little upside in prospect for British banks from election result

LONDON British bank shares fell on Friday as investors priced in the likely negative impact on the sector of Prime Minister Theresa May's failure to win a majority in a snap election. | Video

07 Jun 2017

Judge leaves door ajar to more RBS hearings on 2008 cash call

LONDON A London High Court judge on Wednesday called off a trial due to begin on Wednesday in a long-running investor lawsuit against Royal Bank of Scotland over its 2008 rights issue that would have called disgraced former CEO Fred Goodwin to testify.

07 Jun 2017

London Judge calls off RBS trial, leaves door open to further hearings

June 7 A London High Court judge on Wednesday called off a trial due to begin on Wednesday in a drawn-out investor lawsuit against Royal Bank of Scotland over its 2008 rights issue that would have called disgraced former CEO Fred Goodwin to testify.

06 Jun 2017

Insurer QBE picks Brussels for new post-Brexit EU legal entity

LONDON QBE Insurance Group will set up a new subsidiary in Brussels to preserve its ability to operate across the European Union after Britain leaves the EU, the Australian business insurer said on Tuesday.

05 Jun 2017

RBS braces for trial over 2008 share sale case

LONDON Royal Bank of Scotland is set to face a trial it had hoped to avert over its 2008 share sale, as the last group of holdout investors in the case secured the funds they need to proceed to trial, a source involved in the claim said on Monday.

05 Jun 2017

RBS claimants face dash for funding as bank refuses to up settlement

LONDON Royal Bank of Scotland is refusing to raise its offer to shareholders still suing the bank over its 2008 share sale, sources with knowledge of the matter said, leaving the claimants in a race to raise 3 million pounds ($3.9 million) to proceed with the case.

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