The 51-year-old admitted that he was not "whiter than white" and had paid an overall rate of just 39pc in the last financial year, as he makes the majority of his money from dividends rather than salary, which are taxed at a lower rate.
“Taxpayers’ money should not be funding tax dodgers,” he told the Liberal Democrat conference. “So I have tasked HMRC and the Cabinet Office to come up with a workable solution to this problem and we will set out more details later
The US federal court in New York on Monday sentenced him to two years of probation, a fine of $10,000 and ordered him to forfeit $266,000.
“I want to reward people who put in a proper shift, not those who sit on a fortune; people for whom a bonus means a few extra quid at Christmas, not a million-pound windfall,” Clegg said.
Lord Fink is director of investment firm ISAM, based in the Cayman Islands, a British overseas territory in the Caribbean.
Managers at Swiss bank UBS turned a blind eye when traders exceeded their agreed limits as long as the bank was making money from their deals, a lawyer for accused "rogue trader" Kweku Adoboli told a London court on Thursday.