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March 2, 1995 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Last weekend's collapse of Barings appears to have this city's venerable banking community under siege. Few bankers or traders were taking telephone calls Wednesday, and few of the "suits" on the streets of "the City," or financial district, during a sunny lunch hour were willing to talk about how the Barings catastrophe has shaken their world. The 233-year-old Barings is housed in a modern glass high-rise with a marbled lobby and security guards to turn away the unwelcome.
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March 9, 1995 | From Associated Press
Nicholas W. Leeson's lawyers want Britain to indict the former Barings trader blamed for the bank's collapse. It's an unusual strategy, they admit. "But it's an unusual case," attorney Eberhard Kempf said Wednesday. Extradition to Britain would get Leeson what he wanted when he was arrested March 2 at the Frankfurt airport en route from Malaysia: his return home to London and away from Singapore, where he could face up to seven years in prison.
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BUSINESS
March 9, 1995 | From Associated Press
Nicholas W. Leeson's lawyers want Britain to indict the former Barings trader blamed for the bank's collapse. It's an unusual strategy, they admit. "But it's an unusual case," attorney Eberhard Kempf said Wednesday. Extradition to Britain would get Leeson what he wanted when he was arrested March 2 at the Frankfurt airport en route from Malaysia: his return home to London and away from Singapore, where he could face up to seven years in prison.
BUSINESS
March 3, 1995 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Dozens of charities, more than 40 pension funds and Queen Elizabeth II are among the victims of the Barings collapse who are tallying potential losses that, for some, could run into the millions of dollars.
BUSINESS
March 3, 1995 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Dozens of charities, more than 40 pension funds and Queen Elizabeth II are among the victims of the Barings collapse who are tallying potential losses that, for some, could run into the millions of dollars.
BUSINESS
March 3, 1995 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Runaway bank trader Nicholas W. Leeson was in a German jail Thursday night as officials from Singapore prepared to seek his extradition on fraud charges stemming from his reputed role in the collapse of Barings, Britain's oldest merchant bank. At Barings headquarters in London, employees cheered the news of Leeson's capture and word that the company may yet be sold intact.
BUSINESS
March 3, 1995 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Runaway bank trader Nicholas W. Leeson was in a German jail Thursday night as officials from Singapore prepared to seek his extradition on fraud charges stemming from his reputed role in the collapse of Barings, Britain's oldest merchant bank. At Barings headquarters in London, employees cheered the news of Leeson's capture and word that the company may yet be sold intact.
BUSINESS
March 2, 1995 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Last weekend's collapse of Barings appears to have this city's venerable banking community under siege. Few bankers or traders were taking telephone calls Wednesday, and few of the "suits" on the streets of "the City," or financial district, during a sunny lunch hour were willing to talk about how the Barings catastrophe has shaken their world. The 233-year-old Barings is housed in a modern glass high-rise with a marbled lobby and security guards to turn away the unwelcome.
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