Société Générale

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European banks storing €20bn a year in tax havens
Barclays and HSBC among banks booking money equivalent to 14% of annual profits in offshore entities

Daniel Boffey

06, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Persimmon pay shambles shows need to ban long-term bonus plans
Persimmon chairman’s £110 bonus is an extreme example, but the whole long-term bonus system is rotten

Nils Pratley

09, Jan, 2018 @7:13 PM

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French bank to close far-right Front National's accounts
Marine Le Pen’s party claims ‘persecution’ after Société Générale tells FN to take its business elsewhere after 30 years

Kim Willsher

21, Nov, 2017 @4:53 PM

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Société Générale to pay £815m to settle Libyan lawsuit
French bank was involved in long-running £1.2bn battle with Libyan Investment Authority over alleged fraud and corruption

Jill Treanor

05, May, 2017 @7:47 AM

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Firms plan to quit UK as City braces for more post-Brexit losses
Chancellor to make morning statement to reassure markets as survey reveals negative business impact of EU vote

Zoe Wood, Jill Treanor and Phillip Inman

26, Jun, 2016 @9:40 PM

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Former trader Jérôme Kerviel wins unfair dismissal case
French tribunal agrees that bank had full knowledge of rogue trader’s dealings before he was fired in 2008

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

07, Jun, 2016 @5:43 PM

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Toiletry chemicals linked to testicular cancer and male infertility cost EU millions, report says
Nordic Council calls on EU to ban damaging compounds found in household products that cost millions due to their harmful impact on male reproductive health

Damian Carrington

02, Dec, 2014 @7:00 AM

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Banking is set up for scandal – don’t blame the individuals | Nesrine Malik
Nesrine Malik: Bankers are human as the rest of us, which is why we need to rethink the size, structure and unwieldiness of the banking system itself

Nesrine Malik

31, Oct, 2014 @12:30 PM

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French rogue trader Jérôme Kerviel freed

Former trader who lost Sociéte Générale £4.9bn released by appeal court after serving 110 days of five-year prison sentence

Kim Willsher in Paris

04, Sep, 2014 @3:43 PM

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Banks braced for huge EU fines over Libor rate-rigging scandal
UK's RBS believed to be among at least six banks facing record fines for manipulating European and Asian interest rates

Jill Treanor and agencies

03, Dec, 2013 @11:52 PM

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Shots fired outside Paris bank after attack on Libération newspaper office
Police hunt for gunman as paper says photographer's assistant is in life-threatening condition following shooting

Haroon Siddique and agencies

18, Nov, 2013 @12:38 PM

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Sacked Deutsche Bank trader loses £34m bonuses over Libor scandal
Christian Bittar is believed to have received some of biggest bonuses ever awarded by German bank

Simon Bowers and Jill Treanor

25, Jan, 2013 @8:16 PM

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