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It took the SFO a decade to charge Barclays with fraud, what chance does it have of policing AIM?

Today saw the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) charge Barclays Bank PLC with ‘unlawful financial assistance’ in relation to a $3bn (£2.3bn) loan it made to the State of Qatar during the global financial crisis (GFC). With the authorities taking an entire decade to catch up with Barclays, a global institution and major player in the…