07/08/2012

RBS fights to keep its Libor records secret

Royal Bank of Scotland is fighting a court order requiring it to co-operate with an international criminal investigation into allegations its staff fixed a key banking lending rate.

07/08/2012

UBS note deepens UK political row over rate-fixing

A political row in Britain over the fixing of interbank lending rates deepened on Saturday after the publication of confidential advice from UBS to the former Labour government on how to reduce the key Libor rate at the height of the financial crisis in 2

07/05/2012

Crackdown launched on tax dodgers

Over £30m will be recovered from tax dodgers as HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) launches new taskforces around the country.

07/04/2012

Rogue trader Nick Leeson urges jail for Libor fixing

Barclays was fined £290m by UK and US regulator for attempting to manipulate the rate, which is used to set the borrowing costs for millions of consumers, businesses and investors, by falsely stating how much they were paying to borrow money.