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Credit FAQ Examines How Risk Management And Governance Issues Affect Ratings On U.K. Banks Jul 12
Standard & Poors, July 2012
LONDON (Standard & Poor's) July 11, 2012--Ongoing investigations into the alleged past manipulation of the London interbank offered rate (LIBOR) is focusing attention on the governance and management of major U.K. banks. Following a number of enquiries from investors as to how Standard & Poor's Ratings Services incorporates risk management and governance into its credit analysis on banks, we have published a Credit FAQ titled "How Heavily Are Management And Governance Issues Weighing On U.K. Bank Ratings?" In this Credit FAQ we address the following questions: Why did Standard & Poor's revise its outlook on Barclays to negative from stable? Is Standard & Poor's taking negative actions on other banks subject to the industrywide investigation into the past setting of...
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