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Second U.S. law firm files London forex class action

11 Dec 2019

LONDON U.S law firm Hausfeld has filed a lawsuit in London against major banks over alleged foreign exchange (forex) rigging in a bid to take over a high-profile British class action from compatriot Scott & Scott.

UK bribery investigation adds to Glencore's legal headaches

05 Dec 2019

LONDON The UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has launched a bribery investigation into Glencore , adding to legal troubles that have hit the shares of one of the world's biggest miners and commodity traders. | Video

Ex-Barclays banker taken aback by fees Qatar demanded, court hears

26 Nov 2019

LONDON, Nov 26 Roger Jenkins, a former senior Barclays banker tasked with securing a financial lifeline from Qatar at the height of the credit crisis, told a London fraud trial on Tuesday he had been taken aback at the fees demanded by the Gulf state.

Ex-Barclays executive says Qatar wanted to be its 'special' Gulf partner

25 Nov 2019

LONDON Former senior Barclays executive Roger Jenkins told a fraud trial over undisclosed payments by the bank during the credit crisis that Qatar had wanted to be the British bank's "special" Gulf partner in 2008.

British watchdog fines Janus Henderson £1.9 million over unfair fees

21 Nov 2019

LONDON Britain's financial markets regulator has fined Henderson Investment Funds (HIFL) 1.9 million pounds for overcharging more than 4,700 retail investors over five years, in its first "closet-tracking" penalty.

London forex trader accuses Citigroup of unfair dismissal

13 Nov 2019

LONDON A former top Citigroup trader, who was fired in 2014 but acquitted of foreign exchange-rigging charges after a trial in New York, told a London employment tribunal he was unfairly dismissed despite being in the "eye of the storm" at the time.

Second U.S. law firm plots rival London forex class action

07 Nov 2019

LONDON U.S law firm Hausfeld plans to battle Scott & Scott for a high-profile London class action against major banks over alleged foreign exchange (forex) rigging, a London court heard on Wednesday.

London court rejects ENRC's attempt to challenge UK Fraud Office

06 Nov 2019

LONDON A London judge has dismissed ENRC's request for a legal challenge of the UK Serious Fraud Office's (SFO) six-year investigation into allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption at the mining company.

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