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Things worth reading: 27th September 2010

Things we're reading today include …


HSBC confirms boardroom shake-upBBC
Investors in HSBC furious at 'shambles' over successionThe Telegraph
HSBC attacked over Geoghegan severance dealThe Independent
HSBC directors face questions over £36m 'golden goodbye' for Michael GeogheganThe Telegraph
HSBC condemns 'diabolical' plot to undermine GeogheganThe Independent


US Treasury stumbles selling Citi shares Financial Times
Citigroup gives pay hikes to top executivesThe Independent
Lehman Bros art goes under hammer for $12mBBC
Art sale from the bank that hit the canvasThe Telegraph
RBS customers 'are able to stay'BBC
JC Flowers hires ex-Skipton chief ahead of mutuals pushThe Independent
Profile: Lloyds chief Eric DanielsBBC

Banking Commission

UK Banking Commisson to ask 'hard questions' about bank stability, competitionThe Telegraph
Banking commission to investigate 'shadow banking' of hedge fundsThe Telegraph
Should we break up the banks?BBC


Taxman targets Swiss bank clientsBBC
HMRC launches tax evasion probe into Swiss account holdersThe Telegraph


Crash makes it harder to attract women into bank boardroomsThe Independent
Banks 'bending rules on liquidity' The Telegraph
Banks made the right call over key jobsThe Telegraph
Banking sector continues recoveryBBC
Irish response to crisis will make economy stallThe Independent
Financial services success story amid the gloomThe Independent

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Chris M Skinner
Chris Skinner is best known as an independent commentator on the financial markets through his blog, TheFinanser.com, as author of the bestselling book Digital Bank, and Chair of the European networking forum the Financial Services Club. He has been voted one of the most influential people in banking by The Financial Brand (as well as one of the best blogs), a FinTech Titan (Next Bank), one of the Fintech Leaders you need to follow (City AM, Deluxe and Jax Finance), as well as one of the Top 40 most influential people in financial technology by the Wall Street Journal’s Financial News. To learn more click here...

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