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LIBOR, the London Interbank Offered Rate, is the average interest rate estimated by leading banks in London that they would be charged if borrowing from other banks.

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Ex-Barclays traders sue over legal fees

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Three former Barclays traders charged in the U.K. with manipulating Libor sued the bank in a U.S. court claiming it’s obligated to keep paying their legal fees under a law protecting whistle-blowers.

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Rate-Fixing Settlements Are Just Tip of the Iceberg

In total RBS, Barclays and UBS will pay nearly $3 billion in fines stemming from the multi-year practice of artificially suppressing these benchmark interest rates, a practice that spanned the financial crisis and beyond. While the fines vary, the charges are becoming more egregious.

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