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Former Barclays execs said to argue they shouldn't face prosecution

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Former Barclays executives sent final pleas to the U.K. Serious Fraud Office arguing they shouldn’t face prosecution related to a 2008 fundraising campaign involving Qatar, as the agency prepares to announce whether it will charge anyone in the probe, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

Barclays rejects claims of improper conduct

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Barclays' General Counsel Bob Hoyt improperly used a copy of an interview given by Richard Boath in a criminal investigation to fire the executive, Boath’s lawyer told a London employment tribunal Friday.

Ex-UBS / Citi trader writes from prison

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Tom Hayes, the trader jailed last year for his role in attempts to manipulate Libor, has written to the head of the Serious Fraud Office over fresh claims that the Bank of England was aware of how the key benchmark was “lowballed” in the run-up to the financial crisis.

Barclays-Qatar probe decision latest

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The U.K. Serious Fraud Office said it had finishing re-interviewing suspects for its probe into Barclays’ 2008 Qatar fundraising, and expects to make a decision on whether to file criminal charges early next year.

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Former Barclays execs said to argue they shouldn't face prosecution

Former Barclays executives sent final pleas to the U.K. Serious Fraud Office arguing they shouldn’t face prosecution related to a 2008 fundraising campaign involving Qatar, as the agency prepares to announce whether it will charge anyone in the probe, according to people with knowledge of the matter.