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Regulation| Aug 10, 2012

FSA’s Wheatley warns of EU obstacles to Libor powers push

Review considers reform of sanctions, but consideration must be given to upcoming markets abuse directive.

Regulation| Aug 10, 2012

Wheatley concerned over $300trn tied up in Libor

Incoming chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority Martin Wheatley has outlined the challenge of reforming Libor with at least $300...

Regulation| Aug 09, 2012

McDermott given permanent FSA directorship

Tracey McDermott, acting director of the FSA’s enforcement and financial crime division, has been confirmed in the role.

Regulation| Aug 02, 2012

Banking standards inquiry calls for evidence

The Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards has issued a call for written evidence as part of its review into financial services.

Regulation| Aug 01, 2012

Libor review to weigh up criminal charges

The Treasury has asked Martin Wheatley, incoming chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority, to consider criminal and civil sanctions for...

Regulation| Aug 01, 2012

EC moves to make rate fixing illegal

The European Commission is pushing for an amendment in proposals for regulation of insider dealing and market manipulation to make Libor fixing...

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Fixing of the Libor

Regulation| Jul 04, 2012

Fixing of the Libor

The scandal of Libor fixing begs the question of whether banks are looking after the clients or themselves

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