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November 28, 2012
12:11 EDTBCSBarclays fires five employees over Libor rigging, Reuters reports
Barclays (BCS) has fired five employees following its internal investigation over the Libor scandal, reports Reuters. The head of its investment bank said Barclays could not take action against "a lot" of individuals who have left the bank, but it has informed authorities about them. Reference Link
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October 13, 2015
09:59 EDTBCSBarclays says still in process of picking new CEO
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06:54 EDTBCSBoE eyes crushing fears over bank ringfencing rules, FT says
The Bank of England's Prudential Regulation Authority on Thursday will seek to crush fears that the split of retail and banking activities will cause capital to be trapped, the Financial Times reports. Some senior bankers, notably at HSBC (HSBC), have fought new rules that force the largest banks to hive off their consumer lending operations into separately governed and funded entities, the report says. Groups with large investment banking arms, including Barclays (BCS) and HSBC, will be hit harder than others, including Lloyds (LYG) and Santander (SAN), the report says. Reference Link
05:55 EDTBCSBarclays could name Jes Staley as CEO in coming weeks, WSJ reports
Barclays (BCS) could name James "Jes" Staley, a former JP Morgan (JPM) executive, as its CEO within the next few weeks, a source tells The Wall Street Journal. Reference Link
October 12, 2015
17:01 EDTBCSBarclays to name Jes Staley as new CEO, FT says
Barclays (BCS) intends to name former JPMorgan (JPM) investment banker Jes Staley as its new CEO, FT reports. Reference Link
16:56 EDTBCSBarclays to name Staley as new CEO, FT says
15:50 EDTBCSBarclays closing in on appointment of new CEO, Sky News says
Barclays executive chairman John McFarlane told a gathering of the bank's most senior executives last week that he was close to appointing a new CEO within the next few weeks, possibly as early as this month, according to Sky News. Sources confirmed that the new CEO will have "significant" investment banking experience and suggested that senior Morgan Stanley (MS) executive Colm Kelleher and Jes Staley, formerly of JPMorgan (JPM), were among those considered, the report added. Reference Link
October 9, 2015
10:22 EDTBCSBarclays may name Gerry Grimstone non-executive director, Sky News says
Barclays is in talks with Gerry Grimstone, a former privatization adviser to Margaret Thatcher, to name him a non-executive director, Sky News reports. Grimstone would be the bank's deputy chairman and senior independent director should the plan actually happen, the report says. Reference Link
09:28 EDTBCSBarclays appoints Ben Davey investment bank CSO, Bloomberg says
Barclays has named Ben Davey chief strategy officer of the investment bank in London, Bloomberg reports, citing an internal memo. Davey will join the Investment Bank Executive Committee and report to securities unit CEO Tom King, the report says. Most recently, Davey served as head of the financial institutions group for banking in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, the report says. Reference Link
October 8, 2015
07:25 EDTBCSRosenblatt to hold a conference
8th Annual Global Exchange Leader Conference is being held in New York on October 8.
October 7, 2015
10:58 EDTBCSBarclays to launch Apple Pay support in UK in early 2016
Barclays (BCS) plans to launch Apple (AAPL) Pay support in the UK in early 2016, reports Mac Rumors. In an email to customer Mike Jobson, Barclays CEO of Personal and Corporate Banking Ashok Vaswani said, "We have signed up for ApplePay and will launch it very early in the New Year. We truly value your custom and hope that you continue to bank with us particularly since we are launching this shortly." Reference Link
October 5, 2015
07:19 EDTBCSOpen Mobile Media to hold a summit
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October 1, 2015
19:10 EDTBCSJPMorgan to pay $595M in credit-default swap suit, Bloomberg says
JPMorgan (JPM) is set to pay $595M to settle allegations that major banks as well as Markit (MRKT) colluded to control information in the credit-default swaps market, reports Bloomberg, citing people briefed on the matter. Morgan Stanley (MS), Barclays (BCS), and Goldman Sachs (GS) will pay a respective $230M, $175M, and $164M, sources told Bloomberg. Reference Link
07:28 EDTBCSSEC Commissioner calls for increased transparency for dark pools, Reuters says
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September 29, 2015
17:50 EDTBCSBarclays to exit Bmarkets business, Reuters says
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