In July, the FT announced that it had appointed law firm RPC to conduct an independent review into allegations that FT investigative reporters had engaged in collusion with investors in German fintech company Wirecard this year.
After an extensive review, RPC has found that the evidence does not support any claims of collusion between the FT reporters and investors trading in Wirecard shares.
"I am satisfied that there is no foundation to support the allegations levelled against our reporters by Wirecard. We stand by our journalism," said Lionel Barber, editor of the Financial Times.
The Financial Times has been named the most important business read in the 2019 Global Business Influencers survey (GBI) from Ipsos. Additionally, the FT was named Europe’s leading business publication for the fourth year running.
September 13, London: Now in its fourth year, the FT Weekend Festival 2019 drew nearly 4,000 people to the grounds of Kenwood House to hear from leading experts and commentators in arts, music, literature, food & drink, business and technology.