Swiss Leaks

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The  audio recording is taken from a  a confidential meeting held in the last three months Photograph: AFP/Getty

A senior HSBC executive has privately admitted that the bank is “cast-iron certain” to have another major regulatory breach in the future, and is stru(...)

Stuart Gulliver, Group Chief Executive of HSBC, leaves the Houses of Parliament.

HSBC chief executive Stuart Gulliver said he was the right person to run Europe’s biggest bank and fix problems of the past after British lawmakers be(...)

The alleged use of Swiss bank accounts in the Petrobras case is fuelling efforts to investigate tax avoidance by Brazilians at HSBC in Switzerland. Photograph: Sergio Moraes/Reuters

Documents released by a Brazilian court have outlined the alleged use of Swiss bank accounts for the payment of bribes in the Petrobras scandal.Pedro (...)

Commissioner Niall Cody.Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Switzerland refused a request for assistance to help bring prosecutions here on the basis of the leaked HSBC Geneva banking files, according to the Ir(...)

The headquarters of HSBC  in Canary Wharf, London. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The British government is close to a deal with the French authorities that will allow it to use previously leaked Swiss bank files to prosecute banke(...)

HSBC chief executive Stuart Gulliver said in the newspaper advert apologies:“We must show we understand that the societies we serve expect more from us.”  Photograph: Jerome Favre/Bloomberg

The public apology from HSBC carried in newspaper advertisements last Sunday looks a bit different now that it has been reported that the global bank (...)

Pedestrians walk past an HSBC bank in London. British bank HSBC Holdings Plc admitted on  failings by its Swiss subsidiary, in response to media reports it helped wealthy customers dodge taxes and conceal millions of dollars of assets. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters
HSBC subsidiary in Geneva searched
  • Europe
  • February 18, 2015, 09:39

Swiss prosecutors have opened a money-laundering investigation against a local subsidiary of HSBC following a report that the bank turned a blind eye (...)

Peter Oborne, the Daily Telegraph’s chief political commentator, has resigned from the paper, accusing it of a “fraud on its readers” over its coverage of HSBC.

Peter Oborne, the Daily Telegraph’s chief political commentator, has resigned from the paper, accusing it of a “fraud on its readers” over its coverag(...)

France’s BNP Paribas chairman says the record $8.9bn fine imposed on the euro zone’s biggest bank by assets for US sanctions violations last year was a “wake-up call” . Photograph: Kosuke Okahara/Bloomberg

Banks can no longer afford a “too narrow, legalistic approach” to complying with rules because “the world has changed” and they need to clean up their(...)

 HSBC has published a full-page letter in British newspapers to offer its “sincerest apologies” for past banking practices following the Swiss Leaks revelations.  Photograph: Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images

HSBC has published a full-page letter in British newspapers to offer its “sincerest apologies” for past practices at its Swiss private bank, which has(...)

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