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LSE's French boss Xavier Rolet says it's time to go. But why?

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The London Stock Exchange would like everyone to know it will choose a successor to the chief executive, Xavier Rolet, in a smooth and orderly manner and, since the boss’s last lap of the track could extend until the end of next year, there will be “many opportunities” to celebrate his “remarkable achievements”. It’s nice to know there’ll be a knees-up, but it would be more useful to hear why Rolet has chosen to go.

Charlotte Hogg’s exit raises tough questions for Bank of England

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Charlotte Hogg’s original error was perhaps forgivable. It was astonishing that she could omit her brother’s job at Barclays in a form asking about personal relationships that could be perceived as creating conflicts of interest. It is jaw-dropping that she could have written the Bank of England’s code herself and yet failed to follow its precise instructions. But even senior people can make basic mistakes.

Standard Chartered's cop-out on bonuses

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Mystery number one at Standard Chartered is why chief executive Peter Sands was awarded a bonus in the first place. Sands, in common with all executives apart from new-ish finance director Andy Halford, has waived his award to “show leadership”.

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LSE's French boss Xavier Rolet says it's time to go. But why?

The London Stock Exchange would like everyone to know it will choose a successor to the chief executive, Xavier Rolet, in a smooth and orderly manner and, since the boss’s last lap of the track could extend until the end of next year, there will be “many opportunities” to celebrate his “remarkable achievements”. It’s nice to know there’ll be a knees-up, but it would be more useful to hear why Rolet has chosen to go.

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Charlotte Hogg’s exit raises tough questions for Bank of England

Charlotte Hogg’s original error was perhaps forgivable. It was astonishing that she could omit her brother’s job at Barclays in a form asking about personal relationships that could be perceived as creating conflicts of interest. It is jaw-dropping that she could have written the Bank of England’s code herself and yet failed to follow its precise instructions. But even senior people can make basic mistakes.