Financial Times  Aug 13  Comment 
Practice of ‘Maxwellisation’ criticised as creating unnecessary delays to publication
guardian.co.uk  Jul 23  Comment 
Job heading up merged Ladbrokes-Coral business increases pressure on City regulators to report on Hornby’s role in lender’s demise Andy Hornby, the former boss of failed bank HBOS, will secure a senior role in the gambling business formed...
guardian.co.uk  Jul 22  Comment 
The 6,000 claimants say they were not given necessary information about HBOS finances and other details before the ill-fated acquisition Lloyds shareholders involved in a £350m legal battle over the company’s takeover of Halifax Bank of...
guardian.co.uk  Jul 21  Comment 
Why is ‘Maxwellisation’, in which those criticised are allowed to delay publication of an FCA report, making a comeback? Seven years after the near-collapse of HBOS, we’re still waiting to hear the official account of went wrong at the bank...
guardian.co.uk  Jul 21  Comment 
Draft report on collapse of bank later rescued by Lloyds TSB during 2008 credit crunch must be reviewed by those criticised in process called ‘re-maxwellisation’ The long-awaited report into what went wrong at HBOS before it was rescued by...
Financial Times  Jul 17  Comment 
A vivid new insider account explains why Lloyds’ takeover of HBOS made sense at the time
Financial Times  Jul 12  Comment 
Maxwellisation and consent blamed for missed deadlines to publishing review into failed lender
guardian.co.uk  Jun 23  Comment 
Former ‘boy wonder of British banking’ and chief of HBOS when bank was rescued may become senior executive if bookmakers merge The merger talks between Ladbrokes and Gala Coral raise the prospect of Andy Hornby once again working as a senior...
Financial Times  May 29  Comment 
Shareholders want to know if Lloyds knew it was buying a ‘lemon’


HBOS plc is a United-Kingdom based company. It is the holding company of the HBOS Group. It operates through five divisions: Retail, Corporate, Insurance & Investment, International and Treasury & Asset Management. The Company’s Retail range of products includes personal and business banking products and services to 23 million customers. In October 2008, Commonwealth Bank of Australia announced that it has acquired the Bank of Western Australia Limited (BankWest) and St Andrew’s Australia Pty Ltd (St Andrew’s) through the execution of a sale and purchase agreement with United Kingdom-based HBOS plc.

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