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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Dec 11 2017

Britain steps up battle against money laundering

LONDON Britain said on Monday it would create a new national economic crime center to crack down harder on money laundering by drug dealers and people traffickers who are expected to net 90 billion pounds ($120.3 billion) this year.

Dec 11 2017

Bankers call on Bank of England to act fast on EU branches

LONDON The Bank of England should fast-track licensing of European banks that want to continue doing business in London after Brexit to avoid cutting off customers and disrupting markets, bankers and financial lobbyists said.

Dec 11 2017

Britain steps up battle against money laundering

LONDON, Dec 11 Britain's government said on Monday it will create a new national economic crime centre to crack down harder on money laundering by drug dealers and people traffickers who are expected to net 90 billion pounds ($120.3 billion) this year.

Dec 04 2017

Factbox - Central bankers on home stretch with bank capital rules

LONDON Central bankers are expected to give the green light on Thursday to a set of capital requirements for banks, a decade after taxpayers had to bail out lenders in the 2007-09 financial crisis.

Dec 04 2017

Factbox: Central bankers on home stretch with bank capital rules

LONDON Central bankers are expected to give the green light on Thursday to a set of capital requirements for banks, a decade after taxpayers had to bail out lenders in the 2007-09 financial crisis.

Dec 01 2017

Brexit buys bruised London Stock Exchange time

LONDON Bruised by the collapse of its merger with Deutsche Boerse and battered by the abrupt departure of its CEO, the London Stock Exchange (LSE) may find Brexit buys it time get its house in order.

Dec 01 2017

LSE to hold shareholder vote on chairman on December 19

LONDON The London Stock Exchange said on Thursday that its shareholders would meet on December 19 to decide if its chairman Donald Brydon should be removed, as demanded by activist hedge fund TCI.

Nov 30 2017

UK watchdog says was too slow to probe HBOS audit

LONDON Britain's accounting watchdog said on Thursday it should have been faster to investigate why KPMG gave HBOS's accounts the green light just seven months before the bank had to be rescued by Lloyds during the global financial crisis.

Nov 30 2017

Banks face contract repapering rush to retain clients after Brexit

LONDON Banks in London are preparing to move hundreds of thousands of contracts they expect to be rendered invalid by Brexit to continental Europe, in a process known as "repapering", marking a major step in their adjustment plans.

Nov 30 2017

Global deal on bank capital rules likely: EU official

LONDON A deal on global bank capital rules is likely next week, a senior European Commission official said on Thursday, though the compromise that will emerge will be tested for its impact on the EU's economy.

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