Regulators

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Facebook’s approach to regulation raises eyebrows once again | Nils Pratley
Dispute with UK competition watchdog offered a near-perfect illustration of corporate arrogance

Nils Pratley

20, Oct, 2021 @6:27 PM

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Credit Suisse fined £350m over Mozambique ‘tuna bonds’ loan scandal
Bank also pleads guilty to wire fraud and forgives hundred of millions of dollars of debt owed by country

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

20, Oct, 2021 @11:27 AM

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Facebook fined £50.5m for breaching order in Giphy takeover investigation
CMA says firm ‘deliberately’ refused to supply information showing it had complied with order to separate businesses

Mark Sweney

20, Oct, 2021 @9:44 AM

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UK financial watchdog chair to step down amid FCA turmoil
Charles Randell will exit a year early as union contests 10% pay cut for Financial Conduct Authority staff

Julia Kollewe

15, Oct, 2021 @2:22 PM

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KPMG used ‘untruthful defence’ in Silentnight inquiry, says watchdog
Report reveals unprecedented rebuke of ‘big four’ accountant after senior partner found to have lied

Jasper Jolly

13, Oct, 2021 @3:53 PM

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Outrage over £125m bonuses for staff at UK’s ‘failing’ financial watchdog
Financial Conduct Authority accused of failures ‘from top to bottom’ after a string of scandals

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

10, Oct, 2021 @5:30 AM

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China is cutting its tech giants down to size. Should the west learn from this? | John Naughton
Xi Jinping has grasped a fundamental truth in his quest to win the technology race – that internet companies are all ultimately disposable

John Naughton

09, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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European parliament calls for tougher rules on offshore wealth
Vote a boost for reformers and reflects desire to rein in super-rich after Pandora paper revelations

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

08, Oct, 2021 @8:06 AM

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Ofgem boss finally accepts the UK’s energy rules need a rewrite
Regulator should have granted licences only to financially prudent suppliers – and now the cost falls to everyone

Nils Pratley

07, Oct, 2021 @6:17 PM

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NatWest faces £340m fine after admitting ‘money-laundering’ failings
Bank pleads guilty to failing to properly monitor £365m deposited into account of Bradford jeweller

Guardian staff and agencies

07, Oct, 2021 @12:14 PM

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Regulator drops BA and Ryanair lockdown flights refund case
Competition and Markets Authority ends four-month investigation saying it cannot justify expense

Mark Sweney

07, Oct, 2021 @8:46 AM

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UK energy bills could rise 30% in 2022, warn analysts
Cornwall Insight says expected surge in wholesale prices and rise in UK energy price cap will feed hefty increase

Mark Sweney

07, Oct, 2021 @8:29 AM

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