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Things worth reading: 11th December 2012

Things we're reading today include … Lawyer says Goldman failed speech software "geniuses" Government is 'rushing' bank bill, says Andrew Tyrie De La Rue in fight to retain £1bn bank note contract Hedge fund managers become bullish on global economy US and UK agree failed banks plan Standard Chartered to pay $327 million in U.S….

Things worth reading: 10th December 2012

Things we're reading today include … Fed's monetary stimulus meets 'fiscal cliff' FSA crackdown on new jobs for failed bankers World risks fresh credit bubble, Switzerland's BIS warns U.S., UK bank seizure plans focus on absorbing losses: regulators Rise of City 'has cost workers £7,000 a year' says TUC 'Too big to fail' plan outlined…

Things worth reading: 10th December 2012

Things we're reading today include … Fed's monetary stimulus meets 'fiscal cliff' FSA crackdown on new jobs for failed bankers World risks fresh credit bubble, Switzerland's BIS warns U.S., UK bank seizure plans focus on absorbing losses: regulators Rise of City 'has cost workers £7,000 a year' says TUC 'Too big to fail' plan outlined…

The Finanser’s Week: 3rd December – 9th December 2012

Our biggest stories of the past week are …  Why transparency is NOT the solution We had a good debate this week about the future for multilateral interchange fees (MIFs) amongst the card companies. The argument made for change by regulators appears to boil down to that the card operators and issuers are ripping off……

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The Finanser’s Week: 3rd December – 9th December 2012

Our biggest stories of the past week are …  Why transparency is NOT the solution We had a good debate this week about the future for multilateral interchange fees (MIFs) amongst the card companies. The argument made for change by regulators appears to boil down to that the card operators and issuers are ripping off……

Invest Northern Ireland

Things worth reading: 7th December 2012

Things we're reading today include … Barclays seals its push to become Africa's largest bank Barclays lines up former FSA chief Hector Sants for 'senior role' Virgin Money looks at £1bn credit card deal Ex-Deutsche Bank staff say bank hid $12bn losses HSBC set to pay more than $1.5bn to settle money laundering probe UK…

Things worth reading: 7th December 2012

Things we're reading today include … Barclays seals its push to become Africa's largest bank Barclays lines up former FSA chief Hector Sants for 'senior role' Virgin Money looks at £1bn credit card deal Ex-Deutsche Bank staff say bank hid $12bn losses HSBC set to pay more than $1.5bn to settle money laundering probe UK…

Things worth reading: 6th December 2012

Things we're reading today include … Exclusive: HSBC might pay $1.8 billion money laundering fine – sources SEC charges Wells Fargo banker, nine others with insider-trading StanChart to pay $330m settlement on Iran Bank sees $330m Iran settlement Citigroup's new chief cuts 11,000 jobs as 'logical next step' £40bn of UK money in Swiss banks…

Things worth reading: 6th December 2012

Things we're reading today include … Exclusive: HSBC might pay $1.8 billion money laundering fine – sources SEC charges Wells Fargo banker, nine others with insider-trading StanChart to pay $330m settlement on Iran Bank sees $330m Iran settlement Citigroup's new chief cuts 11,000 jobs as 'logical next step' £40bn of UK money in Swiss banks…

Things worth reading: 5th December 2012

Things we're reading today include … HSBC in $9.4bn Ping An stake sale HBOS 'lent too aggressively' admits former chairman HBOS bank 'took on too much risk' Mark Carney will have too much power as Bank of England Governor, warns Adam Posen Former FSA chief Hector Sants in talks to join Deloitte AUDIO: Where are…

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