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  1. Business - Banking & Finance

    British bankers face annual competency checks under proposed law

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 11:32am by Reuters in London

    ... Reuters in London Britain’s senior bankers will face an annual competency check under new laws being drawn up in Parliament to reform the British banking sector and protect it against ... by a narrow margin of five votes on Tuesday. The government voted against the proposal. As a result, laws to toughen up professional standards in banking could now include an annual assessment ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance

    Britain says reckless bankers could face jail

    Posted Jun 20th 2013, 10:40am by Reuters

    ... benchmarks said on Wednesday the law should be changed so that bankers found guilty of “reckless misconduct in the management of a bank” could face jail. The UK Treasury said the new rules could ... after the UK’s stake in banks, should be scrapped and reversed into the Treasury. The government had interfered in the running of RBS and Lloyds, in which it holds a 39 per cent stake. “Whatever ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance

    UK’s Osborne to unveil future of state-controlled banks

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 12:17pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London British lawmakers have called for new laws to make it easier to jail reckless bankers The fate of Britain’s two state-controlled banks will become clearer on Wednesday, ... economy and banking sector in his annual speech to financiers in the evening, reminders of recent troubles will not be far away. An influential panel of legislators called for new laws ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - BRITAIN

    Britain vows jail for reckless bankers

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 01:29pm by Reuters

    ... regulator to promote competition- even though Bank of England officials said last week that goal was covered by other authorities and it was important not to complicate regulation. “Cultural reform in the banking sector marks the next step in the government’s plan to move the whole sector from rescue to recovery and ensure that UK banks demonstrate the highest standards, and are able to support ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Referendum start of change for UK, say Scotland's 'Yes' and 'No' camps

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 08:41am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Edinburgh David Cameron, 'the man who saved the union', must now deliver on vow of constitutional reform No, but UK's on road to change Scotland's ... It will be difficult for him to renege. "The genie of a more devolved UK can't be put back in the bottle," a senior source in the Liberal Democrats, Cameron's coalition partner, said. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE

    China's ambassador to UK accuses Chris Patten of 'rank hypocrisy' about Hong Kong democracy

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 05:10pm by Tony Cheung

    ... after the UK did nothing to encourage democracy in the territory during colonial rule. That’s according to Beijing’s ambassador in London, Liu Xiaoming, who has also said that Patten’s recent ... that “given Lord Patten’s reputation, it is saddening to note that his judgment is so flawed, just as it was when he was in his Hong Kong role”. In a reference to the electoral reform launched ...

  7. News - World - SCOTLAND

    Thousands march in Edinburgh to preserve UK as Scotland vote nears

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 08:31pm by Agence France-Presse in Edinburgh

    ... push by the pro-UK camp. Business leaders and economists issued a string of warnings about the economic risks of breaking from the 300-year-old union, and two polls by YouGov and ICM on Friday showed the unionists had retaken a small lead. Banking giant RBS was among those to say they could re-register their headquarters in England following an independence vote but insisted ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    China warns Britain that ties are at risk if UK parliamentary inquiry continues

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 11:29am by Danny Lee and Teddy Ng

    ... Danny Lee and Teddy Ng in Beijing National People's Congress says ties may be at risk if UK parliamentary probe continues China warns Britain over HK inquiry The National ... Committee set a framework for political reform under which only two or three candidates could run in the first one-man, one-vote election for chief executive in 2017. They would need support from ...

  9. Business - Economy - MACROSCOPE

    Uncertainties cloud outlook for UK economy and pound

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 04:12am by DAVID BROWN

    ... David Brown Britain could become an economic backwater with a doomed currency if Scotland wins independence and the country leaves the EU Uncertainties cloud outlook for UK economy ... There are no contingency plans for separation. Uncertainties remain over Scotland's currency intentions. Central bank supervisory authority is in serious doubt. There are major question marks over Scotland ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    ‘Irrational’ pan-democrats blew it on reform fight, says Civic Party’s Ronny Tong

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 10:05am by Tony Cheung

    ... to the pan-democrats … has chosen the most conservative reform blueprint," she said. Meanwhile, former chief secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang's Hong Kong 2020 group criticised the UK government ... lawmaker Ronny Tong Ka-wah lashed out at his pan-democratic allies yesterday, saying that while he was "very disappointed" with Beijing's decision on political reform, he was also ...




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