‘The Libor matter,’ at the SFO

An FT headline, a few days ago (on a decision last summer):

SFO opted against probe into Libor

Then…

SFO secures cash for Libor investigation

And a day after that (SFO press release, in full)…

The SFO Director David Green QC has today decided formally to accept the LIBOR matter for investigation.

‘The Libor matter.’

NB: the WSJ reporting that some former Barclays supervisors ‘are scrambling to hire criminal-defense lawyers’.

Related link:
‘Proving [actual Libor manipulation] will be a very data intensive exercise’ – Streetwise Professor

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