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Sky News - RBS accelerates settlement talks

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Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has accelerated talks about a legal settlement with thousands of former investors, weeks before a trial that would see former chief executive Fred Goodwin called to give evidence.

Another twist in RBS lawsuit

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A former vice chairman of Royal Bank of Scotland who once described himself as a “good friend” of Fred Goodwin is trying to join a legal battle over the lender’s £12bn rights issue that could see the firm’s former boss appear in court.

Sky News - RBS on brink of rights-issue payouts

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The state-backed Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is this weekend on the verge of agreeing to pay out hundreds of millions to shareholders over a $15.22bn fundraising led by former boss Fred Goodwin, even as its executive responsible for conduct and regulatory matters prepares to quit the bank.

RBS trading head said leaving

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Peter Nielsen, who rose up through Royal Bank of Scotland to run the trading business that the lender is now shrinking, is leaving after more than two decades at the company, said a person with knowledge of the matter.

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Sky News - RBS accelerates settlement talks

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has accelerated talks about a legal settlement with thousands of former investors, weeks before a trial that would see former chief executive Fred Goodwin called to give evidence.

RBS building

Another twist in RBS lawsuit

A former vice chairman of Royal Bank of Scotland who once described himself as a “good friend” of Fred Goodwin is trying to join a legal battle over the lender’s £12bn rights issue that could see the firm’s former boss appear in court.