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What does a bank have to do to lose its licence?

Finance
Politics
HSBC Canary Wharf

Paul Wilkinson under a Creative Commons Licence

In the February 2015 Taxcast from the Tax Justice Network: Just what does a bank have to do to lose its licence? We look at the fall-out from #HSBCLeaks and ask how we can genuinely tackle criminality in global finance. Also: the latest research on fines and crimes in banking; why a recent threat to have UK Crown Dependencies and Overseas territories blacklisted won’t exactly have them shaking in their shoes; plus more scandal and unique analysis.

‘The worst thing that can happen to you as a CEO of HSBC is to retire and move on and have to face the press five years down the road if you're caught...’
Jim Henry, economist

Featuring: Director of The Tax Justice Network John Christensen, author of Treasure Islands Nicholas Shaxson, economist and asset recovery specialist Jim Henry and HSBC whistleblower Herve Falciani.

Produced and presented by @Naomi_Fowler for the Tax Justice Network.


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