London, Nov 1 (EFE) .- The CEO of British bank Barclays, Jes Staley, has resigned with immediate effect before releasing a report from the financial services regulator on his ties as Jeffrey Epstein’s private banker.
In a statement released today, the entity notes that the bank’s board is “disappointed” by the report from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) on its ties to Epstein, who was convicted in the US of sex trafficking. juvenile.
Last Friday, the entity learned about preliminary conclusions in relation to the FCA investigation, without providing details of it, the bank adds.
The bank points out that the investigation does not indicate that Staley saw or was aware of the crimes of Epstein, who was found dead in his cell in New York in 2019.
Staley will be succeeded by the head of global markets, CS Venkatakrishnan, as the bank calls him.
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