Prosecution Rests In Barclays Execs' Qatar-Fees Fraud Trial

Law360, London (November 18, 2019, 4:58 PM GMT) -- Prosecutors rested their six-week-long case on Monday against three former Barclays executives on trial in London for allegedly conspiring to hide millions of pounds in fees paid by the bank to Qatari investors who helped it raise capital during the financial crisis.

The Serious Fraud Office claims that a group of senior Barclays officials set up a fake advisory deal to conceal that the lender was paying Qatar more than other investors. (AP) The jury now gets a break as the two sides spend the rest of the week dealing with legal arguments in the Serious Fraud Office's case, which alleges...

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