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  1. April 14, 2014

    ICE Clear Europe wins European CDS approval

    IntercontinentalExchange will begin clearing European sovereign credit default swaps (CDS) after US clearance brought to an...

  2. April 5, 2014

    Weibo reins in its US IPO ambitions

    Weibo, China’s Twitter-like microblogging service, has cut the amount it is looking to raise in its upcoming Nasdaq listing,...

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  1. beyondbrics

    April 4, 2014

    Venezuela's FX regime: wiping out car makers

    One of the world’s most complex foreign exchange regimes, in a country with some of the world’s cheapest petrol, is wiping...

  2. March 30, 2014

    Whistleblowers sought to catch the next Madoff

    Regulators are waging an aggressive battle against the would-be villains of financial markets by enlisting the help of...

  3. March 28, 2014

    Charter contests proposed TWC-Comcast merger

    Charter Communications has filed legal documents contesting the proposed $42.5bn merger between Time Warner Cable and...

  4. FT Alphaville

    March 24, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Dark debt II: the undarkening: David cites research from Nomura that suggests China’s...

  5. March 24, 2014

    Top JPMorgan China banker retires amid hiring probe

    One of JPMorgan Chase’s top bankers in China is leaving the bank amid an investigation into its hiring practices in Asia....

  6. March 23, 2014

    Tullow steps up transparency in reporting

    Tullow Oil is to become the first oil company to disclose its payments to foreign governments with the level of detail...

  7. March 19, 2014

    Och-Ziff warns over Libya probe by DoJ

    Och-Ziff, the hedge fund group, warned that it could face a hit to its financial results from a Department of Justice...

  8. March 18, 2014

    New York probes high-speed trading

    New York’s top securities regulator has opened an investigation into US stock exchanges and other trading platforms to...

  9. March 17, 2014

    TeliaSonera faces US probes on Uzbekistan corruption allegations

    TeliaSonera is under investigation by the US Department of Justice over corruption allegations in Uzbekistan in a...

  10. March 14, 2014

    Sina Weibo looks to raise $700m in IPO

    Sina Weibo, the Twitter-like Chinese messaging service, is planning to raise $700m in an initial public offering in New York...

  11. March 13, 2014

    Mad Men studio fined for misleading investors

    Lions Gate Entertainment agreed to pay $7.5m and admit wrongdoing to resolve civil charges that the movie studio misled its...

  12. March 12, 2014

    Ex-Goldman banker to repay $175,000 bonus and fined $650,000

    Fabrice Tourre, the former Goldman Sachs banker found liable for misleading investors in a mortgage-related security, was on...

  13. FT Alphaville

    March 12, 2014

    The FTC has opened an investigation into Herbalife [Update]

    After we got in touch with the company to tell them we were writing this story, they halted trading and put out a statement...

  14. March 12, 2014

    US Congress dealmakers key to housing reform

    Housing finance reform has been one area in which Republicans and Democrats have been able to work together, raising hopes...

  15. March 10, 2014

    Even open capital needs a watchdog

    Denigrate, imitate, eliminate are the three steps that incumbents typically take to see off challengers using an...

  16. March 9, 2014

    Bloated US bond market faces ‘jerky’ adjustments

    The US bond fund market has become bloated and as a result is increasingly susceptible to bouts of volatility and reduced...

  17. March 9, 2014

    ‘Rough justice’ for scandal-scarred US funds

    US mutual funds cheated in the market-timing scandal of a decade ago are being short-changed again in their restitution...

  18. March 7, 2014

    It pays to comb the fine print for clues

    Late last week, investors got unwelcome news that regulators are probing how investment banks hand out allocations of...

  19. March 6, 2014

    Former Dewey & LeBoeuf bosses charged with fraud

    The former leadership of Dewey & LeBoeuf has been charged by US authorities with “a massive effort to cook the books” nearly...

  20. FT Alphaville

    March 6, 2014

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Thursday, - Modi: India’s saviour or its worst nightmare? - The gold standard was an accident of history. -...

  21. March 4, 2014

    Bond syndication bonanza under scrutiny

    The author Michael Lewis once described syndicate managers – the bankers charged with coordinating big bond deals – as the...

  22. March 2, 2014

    SEC probes fraud claim at Citigroup’s Mexico arm

    The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating the alleged fraud at Citigroup’s Mexican subsidiary, which caused...

  23. February 28, 2014

    SEC probes Goldman and Citi bond allocations

    The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating the way investors are given allocations of bonds in sought-after...

  24. February 24, 2014

    Credit Suisse chief to testify about taxes

    Brady Dougan, Credit Suisse’s chief executive, will testify at a hearing of the US Senate’s permanent subcommittee on...

  25. February 23, 2014

    If HFT is here to stay it needs to be regulated

    Mark Cuban, the cigar-tugging media entrepreneur and owner of the Dallas Mavericks basketball team, was in the news last...

  26. February 21, 2014

    FBI agents arrest Evercore banker over insider trading

    A former senior Evercore Partners investment banker was arrested Friday for allegedly trading securities in the accounts of...

  27. February 21, 2014

    Credit Suisse to pay $196m in US settlement

    Credit Suisse has agreed to pay a $196.5m fine to settle charges that it broke US federal securities laws by providing...

  28. February 21, 2014

    Former SEC commissioner to join HSBC as director

    HSBC has appointed a former US regulator as a non-executive director as the bank moves to clean up its operations following...

  29. February 20, 2014

    SEC claims drunk lawyer had insider tipple

    An alleged insider trading scheme involving a claim about an intoxicated lawyer and his wealth manager has drawn the...

  30. February 16, 2014

    Sudan proxy war hits Wall Street roadblock

    Shaken by evidence of human rights abuses in Sudan, US pensions and endowments began divesting from companies linked to the...

  31. February 13, 2014

    Avon says bribery settlement may cost it up to $132m

    Avon Products may have to pay up to $132m to settle a US bribery investigation, the world’s largest door-to-door seller of...

  32. February 12, 2014

    Banks left guessing on Volcker rule

    The world’s largest banks could be left scrambling to meet a key reporting date for the Volcker rule because US regulators...

  33. February 10, 2014

    Comment: Top markets official at SEC is long overdue

    Recently Mary Jo White celebrated the first anniversary of her nomination to head the US Securities and Exchange Commission....

  34. January 31, 2014

    New ETF breed faces hurdle of strategy disclosure

    The next frontier for exchange traded funds is in sight. That is the view of some leading industry figures after recent...

  35. January 24, 2014

    China criticises US Securities and Exchange Commission auditor ban

    China has criticised a US decision to ban the Chinese arms of the big four global auditing firms from working for US-listed...

  36. January 23, 2014

    SEC auditor ban could hit US companies in China

    US public companies operating in China could be hit by a ruling that bans the Chinese units of the Big Four global auditing...

  37. FT Alphaville

    January 23, 2014

    A serious senator takes aim at Herbalife

    Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass): Herbalife may be a purveyor of health and wellness products, but some of its distributors...

  38. January 23, 2014

    Chinese audits: stuck in the crossfire

    When accounting gets interesting, it is generally bad news. The latest example: the biggest China-based, US-registered...

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