Key Developments: Barclays PLC (BARC.L)

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Barclays PLC declares first interim dividend
Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 02:01am EDT 

Barclays PLC:Declares first interim dividend of 1.0 pence.Payable on June 15 to ADR holders on the record at close of business on May 8.  Full Article

Barclays PLC investors urged to reject CEO's pay award - Reuters
Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 07:37am EDT 

Barclays PLC:Shareholders should reject the company's remuneration policy, as pay for Chief Executive Antony Jenkins is 'excessive', a shareholder advisory group said - Reuters.Pirc said shareholders should oppose Barclays' remuneration report at the annual meeting on April 23.More than a third of Barclays' investors didn't back its pay policy at a stormy shareholder meeting last year after the bank increased bonuses for 2013 despite profits falling.Pirc's grievance is over pay for Jenkins, who received 5.5 million pounds ($8.1 million) last year, including a salary of 1.1 million and the same in bonus.  Full Article

Barclays PLC declares final dividend
Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 02:01am EST 

Barclays PLC:Says a final dividend in respect of 2014 of 3.5p per ordinary share will be paid on April 2 to shareholders on the Share Register on March 11.  Full Article

Banks including Barclays PLC face scrutiny over pricing of precious metals - WSJ
Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 04:15am EST 

Barclays PLC:The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission are investigating at least 10 banks for possible rigging of precious-metals markets - The Wall Street Journal.DoJ prosecutors are scrutinizing the price-setting process for gold, silver, platinum and palladium in London, while the CFTC has opened a civil investigation.The banks are HSBC Holdings Plc, Bank of Nova Scotia, Barclays Plc, Credit Suisse Group AG , Deutsche Bank AG, Goldman Sachs Group Inc, JPMorgan Chase & Co, Societe Generale, Standard Bank Group Ltd and UBS Group AG.  Full Article

Barclays PLC fails to win dismissal of NY 'dark pool' lawsuit - Reuters
Friday, 13 Feb 2015 05:15pm EST 

Barclays PLC:New York judge Feb 13 rejected Barclays Plc's effort to dismiss state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's lawsuit accusing it of defrauding clients about high-speed trading in its private 'dark pool' trading platform - Reuters.Justice Shirley Werner Kornreich of the State Supreme Court in Manhattan said it was premature to dismiss Schneiderman's claim under the state's Martin Act, an anti-fraud law.Dark pools were designed to let people quietly trade shares before investors in the broader market could learn about and bet against their trades.But in his lawsuit, Schneiderman said Barclays falsely told clients from 2012 to 2014 that its algorithms gave no advantage to particular trading venues or client orders, despite having reprogrammed those algorithms to favor its dark pool.Barclays falsely downplayed the percentage of dark pool trading that was 'aggressive,' and that electronic trading chief William White and head of product development David Johnsen directly oversaw this activity.  Full Article

Barclays completes sale of Spanish businesses
Friday, 2 Jan 2015 07:00am EST 

Barclays PLC:Completed the sale of its Spanish subsidiary, Barclays Bank S.A.U. - which comprises principal activities in Retail Banking, Wealth and Investment Management and Corporate Banking in Spain - to CaixaBank S.A.The completion of the sale, initially announced on Aug. 31, 2014, follows receipt of regulatory and other applicable approvals.The completion will be reflected in Barclays' Q1 2015 results.  Full Article

CNP Assurances sells its stake in CNP BVP to Barclays Bank
Monday, 22 Dec 2014 11:39am EST 

CNP Assurances SA:Says it is selling its 50 pct stake in Spanish-based CNP Barclays Vida y Pensiones (CNP BVP) to Barclays Bank for a total of 453 million euros, including a special dividend.Deal is scheduled to be completed before the end of the first half of 2015.  Full Article

Barclays PLC declares third interim dividend
Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 03:00am EDT 

Barclays PLC:Says a third interim dividend of 1.0 pence will be paid on Dec. 12.Ex-dividend date is Nov. 06 and record date is Nov. 07.  Full Article

Barclays Plc and Barclays Bank PLC announces appointment of John McFarlane to succeed Sir David Walker as chairman
Friday, 12 Sep 2014 04:00am EDT 

Barclays Plc and Barclays Bank PLC:Says John McFarlane has been appointed as a non-executive director of Barclays with effect from Jan. 01, 2015.He will succeed Sir David Walker as Chairman of Barclays with effect from the conclusion of the Barclays PLC AGM in 2015.David Walker will step down as a Director and as Chairman of Barclays with effect from the conclusion of the Barclays AGM in 2015.  Full Article

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank PJSC and Barclays PLC conclude sale of UAE retail banking business
Monday, 1 Sep 2014 08:00pm EDT 

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank PJSC:Announces that the bank and Barclays PLC has completed the sale of Barclays' UAE retail banking business with effect from Sep. 1.  Full Article


Supreme Court hands win to Barclays over $4 billion in Lehman assets

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday allowed Barclays Plc to claim about $4 billion of disputed assets as part of its hurried purchase of much of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc's[LEHRG.UL] brokerage unit at the height of the 2008 financial crisis.

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