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Barclays learnt that the hard way on Thursday when its attempt to bag a so-called “elephant deal” - a name bankers gave to transactions above �20m - ended up landing it with a �72m fine from the UK regulator.
The British arm of South African lender Standard Bank is set to enter into the first-ever deferred prosecution agreement with the UK Serious Fraud Office.
Four partners at the Belfast office of KPMG have been arrested in connection with suspected tax evasion. HMRC officials visited the global accountancy firm's city centre office on Wednesday and detained the men.
"Mario Draghi is regularly under-estimated," said Kit Juckes at SocGen. "'Whatever it takes' means exactly that.