UK regulators fine Barclays chief for whistleblowing failure

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Jes Staley “failed to act with due skill, care and diligence”, regulators say

The UK’s top financial regulators have jointly fined Barclays chief executive Jes Staley for seeking to identify a whistleblower, and demanded the bank implement stronger protections.

The Prudential Regulation Authority and Financial Conduct Authority imposed a fine of £642,430 ($871,000). Barclays also said it had made a “very significant adjustment” to Staley’s pay this year.

“Mr Staley failed to act with due skill, care and diligence in the way he acted in response to an anonymous letter

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