European Central Bank president Mario Draghi (above) and his predecessor, Jean Claude Trichet, were, in 2006, advisers to the International Accounting Standards Board, the architects behind the accounting rules that determine how European banks account for non-performing loans. Photographer: Ralph Orlowski/Bloomberg

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(L-R) Ina Drew, former Chief Investment Officer of JP Morgan Chase Bank, Peter Weiland, former Head of Market Risk Chief Investment Office of JP Morgan Chase, and Ashley Bacon, Acting Chief Risk Officer of JP Morgan Chase, swear in before testifying before the Senate Homeland Security Investigations Subcommittee in Washington March 15, 2013. The committee is investigating JPMorgan Chase Whale Trades. REUTERS/Gary Cameron    (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)

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A shareholder at an extraordinary general meeting of Independent News and Media  in Dublin last year. Photograph: Bryan O'Brien

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A shareholder at an extraordinary general meeting of Independent News and Media  in Dublin last year. Photograph: Bryan O'Brien

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