The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc ("RBS") notes the recent media coverage in connection with potential settlements with the Financial Services Authority in the United Kingdom, the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the United States Department of Justice pursuant to investigations into submissions, communications and procedures around the setting of the London Interbank Offered Rate ("LIBOR"). RBS confirms that it is in late-stage settlement discussions with these authorities. Although the settlements remain to be agreed, RBS expects they will include the payment of significant penalties as well as certain other sanctions. RBS will update the market on all pertinent issues relating to this matter shortly.
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RBS Group Investor Relations
Richard O'Connor, Head of Investor Relations
+44 207 672 1758
RBS Group Media Relations
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