For many in the City, the international banks HSBC and Standard Chartered will forever be linked.
With a banking heritage spanning more than 150 years, Standard Chartered has developed extensive global reach and a strong position in emerging markets and new trade corridors.
Standard Chartered was under intense pressure on Thursday after being forced to issue a statement backing its chairman, Sir John Peace, and chief executive, Peter Sands.
The credit checking company Experian was under fire on Tuesday for promoting its chief executive, Don Robert, to chairman in a move that contravenes City corporate governance codes.
Standard Chartered sued Chen Jihong, the owner of a metals trading company at the centre of a loan fraud investigation in eastern China, for $35.6m the bank says it’s owed under a loan agreement.
International banks retreating from the Middle East cleared the way for Arab lenders to take over as the region’s biggest dealmakers in the first half.
The position of Standard Chartered's chief executive, Peter Sands, was under ever greater pressure yesterday as a profit warning sent the FTSE 100 bank's shares to a three-year low.
Standard Chartered warned that profits will fall this year and said the head of its worst-performing business had gone on a long-term break from the Asia-focused bank.
Until we see the details of the case, it is impossible to judge whether a $10bn (£6bn) fine for BNP Paribas would be unreasonable, as Laurent Fabius, the French foreign minister, contends.
Standard Chartered has announced the appointment of John Cusack as Global Head, Financial Crime Compliance (FCC) and Group Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO).
Standard Chartered has pledged to rethink how it pays its bosses after the bank suffered a damaging shareholder rebellion at its annual general meeting.
Deloitte partner Daniel Pirron's body was discovered in Trumbull, Connecticut last Monday, next to a rented SUV with out-of-state plates. There was a single gunshot wound to his right temple, according to police. Pirron's family believe that his death is linked to the Standard Chartered money-laundering scandal.
Here he goes again.
It is just a week since the CEO of Standard Chartered, Peter Sands, insisted that Benjamin Lawsky, of the New York Department of Financial Services, was talking utter rubbish. The bank, said Sands, had not concealed $250bn (£160bn) of US sanction-busting transactions with the Iranian government.