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Former Barclays chairman 'not aware' of Qatar fee document, court told

12:57pm GMT

LONDON Barclays' former chairman, giving evidence in a landmark London fraud trial, said he first saw a document detailing agreed fees for Qatari investors in the British bank four years after the payment was agreed.

Former Barclays chairman 'not aware' of Qatar fee document, court told

12:32pm GMT

LONDON, Feb 20 Barclays' former chairman, giving evidence in a landmark London fraud trial, said he first saw a document detailing agreed fees for Qatari investors in the British bank four years after the payment was agreed.

EU medicines agency loses bid to end London lease over Brexit

11:21am GMT

LONDON The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has lost its bid to cancel a lease on its office in London's Canary Wharf financial district due to Brexit, in a landmark ruling that lawyers said could stave off similar such claims by other tenants.

Barclays hoped 2008 cash call would drive international growth, court told

19 Feb 2019

LONDON Barclays believed deals with strategic investors during the 2008 financial crisis would help to provide a springboard for its international ambitions, the bank's former chairman told a London criminal trial on Tuesday.

Petrofac shares slump after ex-exec pleads guilty to bribery

07 Feb 2019

LONDON Shares in British oil services firm Petrofac slumped almost 30 percent on Thursday after a former senior executive pleaded guilty to 11 counts of bribery in relation to oil deals in Iraq and Saudi Arabia.

Barclays was 'basically dead' without Qatari cash, London court told

24 Jan 2019

LONDON Richard Boath, an ex-Barclays boss on trial on fraud allegations, said the bank would be "basically dead" without a Qatari cash injection in 2008, a prosecutor said on Thursday.

Former Barclays bosses hid 322 million pounds in Qatar fees in 2008, court told

23 Jan 2019

LONDON Four former Barclays executives conspired to commit fraud by hiding 322 million pounds of payments to Qatar in return for cash injections in 2008, a prosecutor alleged at the opening of one of London's most high-profile criminal trials.

Former Barclays bosses face London trial over Qatari cash call

23 Jan 2019

LONDON The most senior bankers to face criminal charges in Britain over conduct during the financial crisis are preparing to appear before a London jury in a trial that will test the mettle of the Serious Fraud Office.

Danske faces new investor lawsuit threat

22 Jan 2019

LONDON Litigation funder IMF Bentham has teamed up with legal experts Quinn Emanuel and Njord Law Firm and plans to file a shareholder lawsuit against Danske Bank by July over a 200 billion euro ($230 billion) money laundering scandal.

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