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Barclays Commits to Reporting Volumes of Dark PoolMay 20, 2013The investment bank confirms its plan to continue reporting volumes in its dark pool LX, on a monthly basis, following the decision by the No. 1 dark pool operator Credit Suisse to go dark.
Dark Pools Open Up About Surveillance MethodsMarch 27, 2013Brokers operating dark pools have come out with more sophisticated methods for preventing trades at bad prices and profiling client behavior — both in response to buy side concerns and regulatory scrutiny.
Barclays Vows Fresh Course, Axes 3,700 JobsFebruary 12, 2013Barclays' new chief executive
pledged a fresh course for the British lender on Tuesday, axing
at least 3,700 jobs and pruning its investment bank as he seeks
to rebuild its reputation and boost profitability after a series
UK Court Forces Barclays to Reveal Staff on Libor ListJanuary 24, 2013A British judge forced Barclays
to identify top executives alongside traders linked to
a probe into rate fixing, naming ex CEOs Bob Diamond and John
Varley and current Finance Director Chris Lucas on Thursday
despite requests for anonymity.
Barclays Hit by Fresh U.S. InvestigationsOctober 31, 2012Barclays, already rocked
by an interest rate rigging scandal, unveiled new U.S.
regulatory investigations into the bank's financial probity on
Wednesday and said its profit was hit by charges for mis-selling
Barclays Retail Boss Jenkins Gets CEO TaskAugust 30, 2012Britain's Barclays has
picked softly spoken retail boss Antony Jenkins as its new chief
executive to fill the shoes left by Bob Diamond, the colorful
American investment banker who resigned after a rate-rigging
Barclays Dragged Into New Probe After Libor BlowJuly 27, 2012Barclays revealed a new regulatory probe and more U.S. lawsuits on Friday, making it harder for the British lender to rebuild its reputation damaged by the central role it played in the interest rate-rigging scandal shaking banks.
Old-School Banker Left Picking Up Pieces at BarclaysJuly 10, 2012Ever the gentleman, Marcus Agius
quit as chairman of Barclays last week in a doomed
attempt to protect Bob Diamond, who was resisting calls to step
down as chief executive over the rigging of interest rates by
the British bank's traders.
Credit Suisse Suffers Pay Revolt, Barclays Next?April 27, 2012Almost a third of Credit
Suisse shareholders rejected the bank's pay plan on
Friday and UK rival Barclays was braced for a similar
revolt as investors vented their fury at executive pay deals and
called for a bigger slice of profits.
EMS Growing PainsJanuary 25, 2011As brokers debate the economics of execution management systems, Barclays and Citi have quit the EMS game. Meanwhile, Goldman Sachs has gone broker-neutral and Morgan Stanley has decided to fly solo.