Barclays CEO Faces UK Probe Over Links To Jeffrey Epstein

Law360, London (February 13, 2020, 11:35 AM GMT) -- U.K. financial regulators are investigating whether Barclays PLC's Chief Executive Jes Staley gave truthful answers when the bank’s board of directors quizzed him about his relationship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.

Barclays Chief Executive Jes Staley is facing questions about his relationship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. (AP) As Barclays reported full-year results for 2019 on Thursday, the bank's board of directors said in a statement to investors that Staley's past dealings with disgraced financier Epstein were the subject of investigations by both the Financial Conduct Authority and the Bank of England’s Prudential Regulation Authority.

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