1. "We're F---ed': Barclays Insider Worried His Allegedly Sketchy Deal With Qatar Would Cost the Bank Seats on the Board

    "We're F---ed': Barclays Insider Worried His Allegedly Sketchy Deal With Qatar Would Cost the Bank Seats on the Board
    • A Barclays executive said that a complex deal with Qatar designed to rescue the bank during the 2008 financial crisis was "a nightmare," in conversations repeated at trial in London.
    • When former bank executives realised that Qatari investors could end up with a higher shareholding than previously expected, plus seats on the board, one banker said: "we're fucked."...
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