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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

Nov 09 2017

Second British Libor trader to have conviction examined

LONDON A second former trader who was jailed in Britain for manipulating Libor interest rates will have his conviction reviewed by a public body that investigates potential miscarriages of justice.

Nov 08 2017

UK regulator delays banning jailed Libor trader Tom Hayes

LONDON Britain's markets regulator said on Wednesday it would postpone banning jailed former trader Tom Hayes from the financial services industry until an investigation into his conviction has been completed.

Oct 31 2017

Vincent Tchenguiz and Iceland's Kaupthing settle lawsuit

LONDON Vincent Tchenguiz and Kaupthing said on Tuesday they had settled a 2.2 billion pound lawsuit brought by the real estate mogul after a botched Serious Fraud Office investigation into the Icelandic bank's collapse during the credit crisis.

Oct 31 2017

Vincent Tchenguiz and Iceland's Kaupthing settle lawsuit

LONDON, Oct 31 Vincent Tchenguiz and Kaupthing said on Tuesday they had settled a 2.2 billion pound ($2.9 billion) lawsuit brought by the real estate mogul after a botched Serious Fraud Office investigation into the Icelandic bank's collapse during the credit crisis.

Oct 25 2017

Lloyds paid 'appropriate' price for HBOS, former finance chief tells court

LONDON The former finance director of Lloyds Banking Group denied on Wednesday that the bank had been compelled to rescue British rival HBOS during the financial crisis nine years ago and said the price it paid for HBOS was "appropriate".

Oct 25 2017

Lloyds paid "appropriate" price for HBOS, former finance chief tells court

LONDON, Oct 25 The former finance director of Lloyds Banking Group denied on Wednesday that the bank had been compelled to rescue British rival HBOS during the financial crisis nine years ago and said the price it paid for HBOS was "appropriate".

Oct 20 2017

Lloyds investor lawsuit over HBOS deal 'fundamentally flawed', court hears

LONDON Lloyds Banking Group saw a "unique opportunity" in buying struggling rival HBOS during the credit crisis and an investor lawsuit is "fundamentally flawed", a lawyer for the bank told London's High Court on Thursday. Helen Davies defended Lloyds' actions during the takeover on the second day of a 14-week London trial in which about 6,000 investors are claiming more than 550 million pounds in damages.

Oct 18 2017

Ex-Lloyds bank bosses used 'spin and puff' in HBOS deal, court told

LONDON Former bosses of Lloyds Banking Group used "spin and sales puff" to win over investors and secure a "disastrous" acquisition of rival HBOS during the credit crisis, a lawyer for thousands of shareholders told London's High Court on Wednesday.

Oct 18 2017

Ex-Lloyds bank bosses used "spin and puff" in HBOS deal, court told

LONDON, Oct 18 Former bosses of Lloyds Banking Group used "spin and sales puff" to win over investors and secure a "disastrous" acquisition of rival HBOS during the credit crisis, a lawyer for thousands of shareholders told London's High Court on Wedesday.

Sep 15 2017

Barclays whistleblowing head to leave bank: source

LONDON Barclays' global head of whistleblowing is leaving the bank, according to a source familiar with the matter, five months after regulators began investigating Chief Executive Jes Staley for attempts to unmask a whistleblower.

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