Ex-Barclays Execs Face Retrial Over Qatar Cash Call

Law360, London (July 12, 2019, 4:13 PM BST) -- Three former Barclays executives will be retried on fraud charges in October over the bank’s capital raising at the height of the financial crisis, a London judge confirmed Friday.

Barclays’ former Middle East head Roger Jenkins, former wealth boss Thomas Kalaris, and Richard Boath, the bank’s former head of European financial institutions, are due to stand trial on Oct. 7 in Southwark Crown Court.

The Serious Fraud Office alleges that the men conspired to pay £322 million ($404 million) to Qatar as a secret commission to secure funds from the Middle East country in two emergency cash calls as the bank...

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