Rate-rigging scandal

NYSE Euronext has been awarded a contract to run the London interbank offered rate after the benchmark lending rate became discredited by a rate-fixing scandal that has seen banks fined and individual traders put on trial

Jury acquits sixth broker in Libor trial

SFO case ends but US charges loom for three of the defendants

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A logo sits on a window in the reception area of the headquarters of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the Canary Wharf business district in London, U.K., on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. The FCA is working with regulators including the U.S. Department of Justice and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to investigate the potential manipulation of the foreign-exchange market. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg ©Bloomberg
Bankers need to show they know right from wrong
Brussels is right to end self-regulation of benchmarks
London’s regulator should be left to finish the job on Libor

Jury acquits five of six brokers in Libor trial

Decision significant setback for fraud prosecutor

Concerns about ‘piling on’ in bank probes

DoJ and FCA officials worry groups will stop co-operating

City trader has Libor sentence reduced

Three-year cut for first person convicted of rigging benchmark

Second Deutsche trader in FCA naming case

Joerg Vogt accuses financial regulator of ‘doing a deal’ with bank

Former trader appeals Libor conviction

Lawyer argues activity was ‘widely undertaken by the market’

Ex-ICAP broker denies helping rig Libor

Read on trial for allegedly aiding Hayes fix benchmark rate

The headquarters of the Serious Fraud Office in Westminster.
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UK charges 10 with Euribor manipulation

SFO brings case against ex-Barclays and Deutsche Bank traders

Deutsche asks court to dismiss bonus claim

Employee fired during Libor probe cannot claim £5m, says company

Ex-Deutsche trader wins anonymity dispute

Tribunal rules that Libor settlement improperly identified banker

RBS Libor case goes deeper, court told

PAG claims bank knew at ‘higher level’ about manipulation

Traders found guilty in US Libor trial

First US conviction finds ex-Rabobank pair manipulated benchmark

Verdict nears in US Libor trial

British pair of ex-Rabobank traders accused of rigging rate

Ex-Rabobank trader arrested in Australia

Paul Thompson detained over US Libor rigging charge

Female trader sues Deutsche Bank

Banker caught up in Libor scandal alleges sex discrimination

High stakes in first US Libor trial

Losing case would be ‘embarrassing’ for DoJ, says law professor

Trial of brokers in Libor case opens

Six accused of acting as middlemen in rate manipulation

First brokers stand trial over Libor

Case to be held in London highlights role as middlemen

Watchdog accused of anonymity failings

FCA findings against companies are not meant to identify individuals

Lloyds fights forex ‘whistleblower’ case

Manager says former trader was not regarded as a whistleblower

Hayes to appeal 14-year prison sentence

Former trader at centre of Libor case to fight ruling

‘Pete the Greek’ will not face Libor action

FCA panel rules no case against ex-UBS man Koutsogiannis

Hayes found guilty of rigging rates

Ex-trader sentenced to 14 years for conspiring to manipulate Libor

Tom Hayes: ‘The Machiavelli of Libor’

Ex-trader had near-legendary status among fellow expats in Tokyo

Libor verdict: key quotes from the case

Tom Hayes stood trial for nine weeks at Southwark Crown Court


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