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Banco Espírito Santo’s Obscure Practices Raise Further Questions — Regulators probing Banco Espírito Santo SA, the large Portuguese bank whose collapse rattled global markets this summer, have focused in public on relatively recent problems that doomed the lender and its affiliated companies. But the bank's reliance on off-balance-sheet funding vehicles stretches much further back than previously reported.

Citigroup's Medina-Mora Rises Closer to CEO — Manuel Medina-Mora has long had ambitions of running Citigroup Inc. He is getting closer. After more than a decade as chief executive at Grupo Financiero Banamex, the Mexican banking company that is one Citigroup's choicest businesses, the 59-year-old Mr. Medina-Mora resigned last week to devote more attention to a daunting new job.

Banker Pleads Guilty in U.K. Libor Case

Banker Pleads Guilty to Libor Rigging

British Banker Pleads Guilty to Libor Rigging

US and UK regulators push to settle Deutsche Bank Libor case this year

U.S., U.K. Regulators Push to Settle Deutsche Bank Libor Case This Year

Former UBS Trader Challenges U.S. Libor Case — A former UBS AG trader charged by the U.S. in 2012 with attempted manipulation of benchmark interest rates filed a motion to dismiss the case, blasting the Justice Department for "an unprecedented attempt to expand the extraterritorial reach" of U.S. law.

U.K. Regulators Hold Talks With Banks on Settling Forex-Rigging Probe — LONDON-British regulators held meetings this week with six major banks about potentially settling a long-running investigation into possible manipulation of currencies markets, according to people familiar with the talks. The U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority held preliminary settlement talks with executives and lawyers from U.S. banks Citigroup Inc. and J.P.

BNP Paribas Chairman Prot to Step Down — BNP Paribas Chairman Baudouin Prot has informed the board of the bank of his intention to step down, according to a person familiar with the matter, nearly three months after the French bank agreed to plead guilty to crimes for violating U.S. sanctions and pay nearly $9 billion in fines.
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Oct 22, 2014

The short, sad life of Banco Espirito Santo's prop-trading desk.

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The pony-tailed Luxemburger responsible for Europe's most business-friendly tax rules.

Oct 14, 2014

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Oct 13, 2014

Fun use of Monopoly cartoons to try to explain Nobel Economics winner's work.

Oct 10, 2014

In which the US lets a kleptocrat keep his jet, luxury boat and Michael Jackson memorabilia.

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