John Varley

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John Varley, former chief executive of Barclays.

John Varley, the former chief executive of Barclays, has walked free after a high-profile fraud trial over crisis-era payments the bank made to Qatar.(...)

An end to the SFO’s case against Barclays would remove the biggest remaining legal headache facing the bank over its conduct during the financial crisis. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

A British court has dismissed charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) against Barclays over its 2008 capital raising, the bank said on Monda(...)

John Varley, former chief executive officer of Barclays, centre, arrives at Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London on Monday. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Four former Barclays executives including its ex-chief executive John Varley appeared in the dock yesterday to face criminal charges emanating from th(...)

A Barclays branch being renovated in London, June 20th, 2017. Four of the most senior former executives at Barclays  - and Barclays itself - have been charged with conspiracy to commit fraud in relation to the 2008 credit crunch fund-raising that allowed the bank to avoid having to succumb to a government bailout.  Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg

It has taken the best part of 10 years but, finally, the first bankers are facing criminal charges for their alleged actions in relation to raising ca(...)

Barclays, its former chief executive and three other ex-senior executives have been charged by UK authorities with fraud related to the emergency cash injections that saved the bank from a government bailout at the height of the 2008 financial crisis.

Barclays, its former chief executive and three other ex-senior executives have been charged by UK authorities with fraud related to the emergency cash(...)