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Santander bank official charged with insider trading

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The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have reported that they have charged a former high-ranking official at Madrid-based Banco Santander S.A. and a former judge in Spain with insider trading based on non-public information about a proposed acquisition for which the Spanish investment bank was acting as an adviser.

Santander Chief Alfredo Sáenz Resigns

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One of Europe's most powerful bankers, the Santander chief executive, Alfredo Sáenz, has resigned after a long-running row about whether he should be banned from heading the eurozone's largest bank.