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Barclays board would have paid “whatever was necessary” to secure Qatar deal

By James Thomas

16 January 2020

Barclays board would have paid “whatever was necessary” to secure Qatar deal Barclays Bank (Credit: shutterstock.com/pcruciatti)

Barclays would have given all investors a higher commission fee to salvage a crucial 2008 deal with Qatar that is at the heart of an ongoing fraud trial, a court has heard.