Lightning action is best to scare banks

Making fines more predictable would make them easier to plan for as a cost of doing business

Regulator outlines scope of banking probe

FCA to focus on choice and transparency in capital markets and M&A

Paris attacks UK’s EU bank reform opt-out

Dry run in UK push for special treatment within single market

Bank fines credited for culture shift

UK regulator says penalties change behaviour despite scandals

Dodd-Frank reform fight ends in stalemate

Chance of near-term changes to post-crisis act seen as remote

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$500tn rate swaps market next in line for probe

Barclays settlement over Isdafix signals new front on rigging

ISDA looks to overhaul single name CDS

Industry aims to improve trading in wider corporate bond market

CFTC takes aim at Isdafix manipulation

Settlement is the first over interest rate swaps benchmark

EU to extend derivatives rules deadline

Harmonisation with US regulations expected by end of the year

Barclays fined $2.4bn for forex rigging

Bank is first lender to be penalised for manipulating Isdafix

Court rejects ‘flash crash’ trader appeal

Judge rules Navinder Singh Sarao is a clear flight risk

DoJ hard line on UBS raises concerns

Scrapping of deal seen to discourage others from going to regulators

UBS to pay $545m related to forex scandal

Swiss bank first of five due to settle with US authorities

Hackers threaten financial system, US says

Attacks on Sony and Target show sophistication of digital raiders

Wall St eyes revival of crisis derivative

Trade in credit default swaps increases corporate bond liquidity

Democratic bill eases small bank rules

Proposal sets up Congressional clash over financial regulation

Javid plans £10bn business red tape cuts

Enterprise bill aims to ‘roll back state’ and target regulators

Plus500 client accounts suspended

Aim-listed CFD provider to carry out money-laundering checks

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