James Moore

James Moore is Deputy Business Editor at The Independent.

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Problems at RBS suggest that lack of focus persisted during Stephen Hester’s tenure

More skeletons in the RBS closet?

As a £14.5m fine for poor mortgage advice highlights organisational issues at the bank, James Moore wonders what other revelations may emerge

RBS is under the spotlight again

Royal Bank of Scotland fined £14.5m over unsuitable mortgage advice

City watchdog said only two of the 164 sales it reviewed between June 2011 and March 2013 met sales standards

Bankers complain about being held responsible

Attestation requires a named individual to take responsibility for implementing changes or overseeing the requirements of regulators

James Moore: Storm in a Canadian coffee cup over Tim Hortons deal

Outlook Canada looks set to lose one of its icons.

James Moore: Scotland could lose out whether it’s Yes or No

Outlook It was inevitable that Sir Martin Sorrell would be asked to opine on Scottish independence alongside WPP’s results.

James Moore: Upbeat Sir Martin Sorrell’s going for growth – so why’s he moaning about sterling?

Outlook Behind the headlines, WPP, the world’s biggest advertising group, put together an excellent set of results for the first half of its financial year.

Banks need to stop blaming regulators and concentrate on repairing their reputation

First HSBC chairman Douglas Flint warned that regulatory reforms were exhausting staff and leaving them so “risk averse” they were frightened to much beyond selling simple deposit accounts.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is preparing to release information on Bank of America

Bank of America nears $16 billion record settlement with US regulators

The record settlement would eclipse the $9 billion imposed upon BNP Paribas

Mystery of the missing search results on devolution

Outlook Europe’s wrong-headed “right to forget” imposed on internet search engines is proving increasingly perverse, although some of that might be down to the way the ruling is being interpreted. Take Standard Life. Now some of its history is indeed murky. But why would the company’s and its former executives’ views on Scottish devolution be at all sensitive? Particularly given devolution is now with us, and Standard has hardly made much of a secret of its Unionist leanings.

Do Lloyds and HSBC banking chiefs get it yet?

Outlook Given Standard Chartered’s troubles with watchdogs, its chief executive wasn’t about to steam in alongside HSBC’s chairman, Douglas Flint, over regulators being mean to banks.

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