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    1. February 26, 2015

      White House heads for battle over pensions reform

      When the Obama administration launched its attempt to clamp down on pension mis-selling this week, it was making more than a...

    2. February 26, 2015

      Revisionists take heat off US bank results

      US banks’ habit of revising earnings weeks after announcing them is driving some analysts to distraction. Last week BNY...

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    1. February 19, 2015

      SEC challenged over use of in-house judges

      The Securities and Exchange Commission’s use of in-house judges to bring enforcement actions is being challenged once again...

    2. February 17, 2015

      BNY Mellon restates profits with $598m charge

      Bank of New York Mellon has restated the fourth-quarter results it announced last month, taking a $598m litigation charge...

    3. February 14, 2015

      SEC seeks information from Alibaba

      The US Securities and Exchange Commission has asked the Alibaba Group for information about its dealings with a Chinese...

    4. February 8, 2015

      Chris Christie ally flies into ethics storm

      United Airlines’ decision to fly two lightly-used planes a week from Newark to an obscure South Carolina airport has...

    5. February 6, 2015

      JPMorgan faces fresh scrutiny over Asia hiring practices

      JPMorgan Chase’s hiring of the son of a Chinese commerce minister is being scrutinised by investigators looking at whether...

    6. February 6, 2015

      China auditors settle with SEC for $2m

      The Chinese units of the Big Four global auditing firms agreed to pay $2m for failing to produce documents for companies...

    7. February 4, 2015

      Brazilian government scrambles to find new leader for Petrobras

      Wanted: new chief executive for one of the world’s most indebted oil companies, currently under investigation for its role...

    8. February 3, 2015

      Probe into Moody’s deepens after S&P agrees $1.4bn settlement

      US authorities are stepping up their investigation into whether Moody’s inflated ratings on mortgage derivatives to win...

    9. February 3, 2015

      Watchdogs home in on financial technology

      When watchdogs from around the world convene in Seoul this month the disruptive impact of technology on financial regulation...

    10. January 29, 2015

      SEC drops corruption probe into Cobalt

      The US stock market regulator has dropped a three-year corruption investigation into an Angolan oil deal by Cobalt...

    11. January 29, 2015

      Nasdaq head Bob Greifeld questions SEC market panel

      The head of Nasdaq, the US exchanges operator, has questioned the composition of a new panel to advise regulators on reform...

    12. January 28, 2015

      Standard & Poor’s close to $1.4bn settlement with DoJ

      Standard & Poor’s is close to paying $1.4bn to settle claims it inflated ratings on mortgage derivatives in order to win...

    13. January 25, 2015

      Oracle shareholders turn up pressure on Ellison

      Larry Ellison, one of the US’s highest paid executives and co-founder of the Oracle software company, has come under renewed...

    14. January 21, 2015

      S&P in $77m mortgage securities settlement with the SEC

      Standard & Poor’s, the largest credit rating agency, was misrepresenting the rigour and conservatism of its ratings on...

    15. January 21, 2015

      S&P faces rating suspension in SEC deal

      Standard & Poor’s will be suspended for a year from rating certain commercial mortgage bonds in an $80m settlement with the...

    16. January 20, 2015

      Markets watchdogs pledge joint crackdown

      Markets watchdogs on both sides of the Atlantic have pledged to prioritise bribery and other financial crimes — recently the...

    17. FT Alphaville

      January 16, 2015

      FirstFT (the 6am Cut)

      Sign up here to receive the email. Asian markets have been roiled by Switzerland’s central bank scrapping the Swiss franc’s...

    18. January 15, 2015

      Regulators urged not to waive Credit Suisse penalty

      Allowing Credit Suisse to continue advising retirement funds after it pleaded guilty to tax evasion charges would reward the...

    19. January 15, 2015

      Think outside the Box when valuing software groups

      Companies that sell software as a service enjoy some of the raciest valuations among the technology sector’s growth stocks....

    20. January 12, 2015

      US banks call for action on clearing houses

      US banks have urged Jack Lew, the US Treasury secretary, to take action to shore up clearing houses, arguing that the likes...

    21. January 4, 2015

      Fears over ‘casino on wheels’ leveraged ETFs are overblown

      Fears that leveraged exchange traded funds could fuel sharp spikes in market volatility are overblown, according to analysis...

    22. December 22, 2014

      Alstom to pay record $772m fine for bribery

      French industrial group Alstom SA pleaded guilty on Monday to paying more than $75m in bribes to government officials around...

    23. December 12, 2014

      All-female panels: the new normal?

      A couple of months ago, I chaired a panel to discuss reform and regulation at the Sibos banking conference in Boston. No...

    24. December 11, 2014

      Six US law firms eye class-action lawsuits against Petrobras

      Six US law firms say they have begun class-action proceedings against Petrobras in an effort to recoup money for US...

    25. December 2, 2014

      Citigroup to close LavaFlow trading venue

      Citigroup is to shut down the private trading venue that was fined by US regulators earlier this year as the bank The bank...

    26. December 2, 2014

      Autonomy founder to call in US regulators

      Autonomy/HP feud Autonomy founder Mike Lynch plans to ask US regulators to investigate evidence that he believes shows...

    27. November 25, 2014

      US seeks documents from Brazil’s Petrobras

      The US Securities and Exchange Commission has issued a subpoena to Brazil’s Petrobras for documents relating to an...

    28. November 23, 2014

      Shake-up in prospect as competition among US brokers intensifies

      For decades, the army of financial advisers employed by wirehouses, or brokerages, such as Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch,...

    29. November 23, 2014

      Private placement option for US money market funds

      Several large managers of money market funds in the US are believed to be considering launching private funds that would...

    30. November 19, 2014

      Fresh SEC crackdown on ‘flash crashes’

      Trading firms and exchanges will face heavier scrutiny from US regulators aimed at preventing glitches like those that have...

    31. November 9, 2014

      US turns up heat with criminal investigation into Petrobras

      US authorities are investigating whether Petrobras or its employees were paid bribes, adding to the mounting domestic...

    32. November 7, 2014

      Eaton Vance cleared to launch new breed of ETF

      Eaton Vance has won US regulatory approval for a new product that combines actively managed mutual funds with features...

    33. November 4, 2014

      BATS names Concannon as new president

      BATS Global Markets, the second-largest US stock exchange operator by volume, has named high-profile trading executive Chris...

    34. November 3, 2014

      JPMorgan lifts legal reserves by $1.1bn

      JPMorgan Chase raised its legal reserves by $1.1bn and its estimate of additional possible legal losses to $5.9bn as the...

    35. November 3, 2014

      SEC fines 13 groups over Puerto Rico bonds

      The US Securities and Exchange Commission has imposed sanctions on 13 financial institutions over the sale of Puerto Rico...

    36. FT Alphaville

      November 3, 2014

      Quietly considering Herbalife

      Herbalife, the nutritional shake-based multi-level marketing company, will report earnings after the close on Monday. As...

    37. October 31, 2014

      Stale bond valuation methods turn managers sour

      High-profile errors and irregularities at major investment managers have exposed the issue of pricing practices. The fixed...

    38. October 29, 2014

      High-frequency traders said to get SEC filings early

      The US Securities and Exchange Commission is reviewing how company filings made to the regulator are disseminated after a...

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