Coutts interview: Rory Tapner

British private bank Coutts built its iconic reputation as the bankers to the British royal family. Just as its global CEO, Rory Tapner, took command earlier this year, it was slapped with a $14m fine for money laundering malpractices. As the bank expands its Middle East operations, he outlines why wealthy Arab individuals are not letting this tarnish its 300 year-old legacy

Mohammed

what an arrogant, arrogant man.

I was with Coutts for many years and was told that they were not interested in my business as I was not investing any money with them.

They may claim to be the Queens bank but the service is poor and the people are callous and insensitive.

This is a brand that I would never recommend.

Special K

Coutts has always played off being a banker to the Royals...it is a seconda rate bank always was and always will be. Royal Bank of Scotland is a defunct entity and pretty much all of it's subsidiaries could not and would not exist without government bail out.

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