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Ex-Barclays Execs Face London Trial Over Qatar Fundraising

Law360, London (January 4, 2019, 5:04 PM GMT) -- Four former directors at Barclays PLC will become the most senior bankers to face criminal charges in the U.K. over their conduct during the financial crisis when they appear before a London jury to face trial over fundraising for the British lender’s emergency cash call in 2008.

Four ex-senior executives at Barclays are going on trial on charges of conspiracy to commit fraud in connection with a £2.3 billion ($2.9 billion) loan the bank provided to Qatar in 2008. (AP) Ex-Barclays chief executive John Varley and three former senior executives at the lender are charged with conspiracy to commit fraud in...

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