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Old 07-22-2012, 11:26 PM   #1
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Barclays could face approximately $7.1 billion in litigation costs, which may go even higher depending on the magnitude of the manipulation.
Will the ATP stick with Barclays despite their huge scandal and soon to be debt? Or will they dump Barclays and get a new sponsor? I'd say the best decision would be to screw Barclays It's a pretty big scandal, and a big deal since Barclays is a major sponsor of the ATP, so I'm surprised there hasn't been a thread yet
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Oops, sorry. Mods can you move this to Off-Topic?
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RBS perhaps?
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RBS perhaps?
Possibly. Or they might relocate. Or did they sign a contract? For some reason I vaguely remember them signing a contract to stay in London till like 2015? But now I can't find anything about that.
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Time for HSBC or Lloyds to step up.

Though to be fair, almost all the big banks are in scandal trouble.
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Though to be fair, almost all the big banks are in scandal trouble.
True. But 7.1 Billon dollars is pretty huge!
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True. But 7.1 Billon dollars is pretty huge!
For normal people, yes.

That is chump change for them, really. Barclays has like 2.5 trillion, with a T, in their holdings
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That is chump change for them, really. Barclays has like 2.5 trillion, with a T, in their holdings
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Barclays has 2.5 trillion of Assets, I can't magic that up, it's still in deep shit.
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When is Barclays never in deep trouble
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Time for HSBC or Lloyds to step up.

Though to be fair, almost all the big banks are in scandal trouble.
HSBC with their recent money-laundering are not the best proposition.

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Barclays has 2.5 trillion of Assets, I can't magic that up, it's still in deep shit.
They may have a lot of assets but the assets are not the bank's but the property of shareholders.

I still very much doubt they'll drop it this year, as banks have been known to write down huge charges. I'm sure they've made their fair share of profits from the cartel which encompasses the global financial system.
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