A High Court judge agreed to adjourn the start of a trial in the case - which had been due to begin on Monday - for another day after hearing talks had made significant progress.
Sky News has learnt that a committee of bondholders in the Co-op Bank and its advisers met officials from the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) last week to discuss the level of new capital required to secure a financial restructuring.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said borrowing - excluding the impact of bailed-out banks - grew by 13% compared to last year to £10.4bn.
The mutual blamed the fall in pre-tax profits to £1.05bn on competition and its decision not to pass on the full impact of last year's Bank of England interest rate cuts to savers.
Sky News has learnt that Style Group Brands, which is privately owned, is trying to find new backers in the coming days.
It will look at whether the tie-up "may be expected to result in a substantial lessening of competition".
Xavier Rolet made the remarks in a newspaper article as European officials consider changes which might threaten the City's role at the heart of the multi-trillion system underpinning global finance.
Pictures and footage of violent deaths, abortions, the non-sexual abuse of children, and self-harm do not have to be deleted according to the leaked guidance for moderators.
Mr Fields, 56, is retiring after 28 years at the company following growing investor unease about its share price performance and prospects.