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      July 18, 2016

      Fiat confirms SEC probe over possible sales fraud

      Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is being investigated over possible sales fraud by the SEC and the US Department of Justice...

    2. June 21, 2016

      Meet the GC: Alibaba’s Tim Steinert moves justice online

      As leader of the legal team at Alibaba Group, the Chinese online sales company, Tim Steinert tends to eschew the...

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    1. June 18, 2016

      IEX trading venue wins battle to become an exchange

      IEX, the upstart trading venue, has won its battle to become an exchange, ending a controversial fight that divided the...

    2. May 25, 2016

      SEC probes Alibaba’s accounting practices

      Alibaba, the US-listed Chinese ecommerce group, is being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission for...

    3. April 22, 2016

      SEC extends test of investor safeguards

      The Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday extended a pilot scheme for rules intended to protect investors...

    4. April 21, 2016

      Will big data mining prove a top sleuth for investors?

      Fraud is a word to strike fear into the hearts of any investor, who tend to take a company’s financial figures at face...

    5. March 31, 2016

      US shareholder votes on climate change hit record

      US companies are facing a record number of shareholder votes on climate change related issues at this year’s annual...

    6. February 4, 2016

      ‘Flash Boys’ trading venue application triggers backlash

      The Investors’ Exchange, a trading venue made famous by Michael Lewis’ Flash Boys book on high-frequency trading, has...

    7. December 22, 2015

      Shkreli and the true cost of high drug prices

      The world would most probably never have heard of Martin Shkreli had he stuck to his first chosen profession of stock...

    8. September 22, 2015

      Liquidity rules proposed on outflow fears

      US financial regulators voted on Tuesday to strengthen rules for mutual funds and exchange traded funds to minimise the...

    9. September 10, 2015

      US promoter of reverse mergers arrested

      A New York businessman has been criminally charged with using “reverse mergers” between Chinese firms and US shell...

    10. August 4, 2015

      SEC probes Pimco over Total Return ETF

      Q&A: Pimco and the SEC’s bond ETF probe Long renowned for its bond investing prowess over three decades, Pimco was a...

    11. July 8, 2015

      NYSE resumes after glitch halts trading

      The New York Stock Exchange managed to reopen shortly before its closing bell, more than three hours after an “internal...

    12. June 29, 2015

      SEC fines KKR nearly $30m over ‘broken’ buyout charges

      KKR is to pay nearly $30m to settle charges by the US Securities and Exchange Commission that it failed to disclose...

    13. May 26, 2015

      Unravelling ‘gap risk’ at Deutsche Bank

      The Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday found that Deutsche Bank had materially misstated the value of a...

    14. May 24, 2015

      US Senator Warren calls for hearings into bank waivers

      US Senator Elizabeth Warren and other lawmakers are calling for public hearings on whether banks accused of rigging...

    15. May 15, 2015

      Avon hoax raises SEC filing questions

      The fake bid for Avon has put a spotlight on one of the mundane pieces of market plumbing that only gets attention when...

    16. May 14, 2015

      Avon’s mystery caller ramps up shares

      Shares in Avon Products, the world’s largest door-to-door cosmetics group, surged almost 20 per cent on Thursday and...

    17. May 14, 2015

      How savvy asset managers can fend off the regulators

      When US politicians wanted to court voters after the global financial crisis, they knew who to attack: the “fat-cat...

    18. April 29, 2015

      SEC chairman’s past as a defence lawyer haunts former clients

      Mary Jo White’s past as a defence lawyer for some of the world’s largest banks could come back to haunt certain...

    19. April 8, 2015

      Defender of market complexity leaves SEC

      Gregg Berman, one of the US securities markets key regulators, is to leave his role assessing the controversial...

    20. March 23, 2015

      Wrangling over reserves blurs US bank performances

      Next week, finance departments at US banks will start scurrying to produce their first-quarter earnings statement. If...

    21. February 5, 2015

      Chiefs fight shy of staff salary comparison

      We know how much money the chief executives of listed companies make, but we do not know how much more they earn than...

    22. January 30, 2015

      Mopping up after the mess at Petrobras

      Petrobras represents the best and worst of Brazil. Its technical competence is renowned and it has vast deep sea...

    23. January 15, 2015

      UBS fined $14m over dark pool disclosures

      UBS will pay $14.4m to resolve allegations that it failed to disclose information about order types for its dark pool,...

    24. December 14, 2014

      Dimon dials DC to divert derivatives action

      As the US Senate argued late into Friday evening and throughout Saturday, struggling to agree on a government spending...

    25. October 30, 2014

      Blow to asset managers in ETF arena

      The long-running war between the mutual fund industry and the burgeoning exchange traded fund sector appears to have...

    26. 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...

    27. September 25, 2014

      The modern US share market

      Dark pools are coming into the spotlight as investors and regulators alike grapple with the advent of the modern...

    28. September 16, 2014

      Sense of urgency underpins fresh scrutiny of markets

      For the past five years, global policy makers have sought, with varying degrees of success, to reform the...

    29. August 21, 2014

      Bank of America to pay $16.65bn in mortgage case

      Bank of America agreed to pay a record $16.65bn to resolve allegations it misled investors in its mortgage-backed...

    30. August 21, 2014

      Brian Moynihan’s challenge to lift BofA’s revenues after $16.5bn fine

      When Brian Moynihan took over as Bank of America chief executive nearly five years ago, he had to focus on the past. A...

    31. August 19, 2014

      Goldman withdraws attempt to stop $1bn Libya fund dispute

      Goldman Sachs has withdrawn an application to have a $1bn lawsuit filed by the Libyan Investment Authority, a former...

    32. May 27, 2014

      US SEC’s lack of progress on reform rules frustrates officials

      The pace of passing major financial reform rules has slowed to a crawl at the US Securities and Exchange Commission,...

    33. May 20, 2014

      Cyber espionage concerns rise up US business agenda

      The number of companies reporting concerns about cyber security to US regulators has more than doubled in the past two...

    34. February 6, 2014

      Martoma guilty of insider trading

      US authorities notched up one of their biggest victories against Wall Street corruption when a New York jury found...

    35. February 2, 2014

      US brokers and fiduciaries romp in muddy middle

      Among the most underrated talents students can build at school is crafting sound and credible reasons for why they have...

    36. November 21, 2013

      US banks and exchanges discuss limit to ‘dark pool’ trading

      US exchanges and banks are discussing a new proposal to limit trading in controversial off-exchange venues such as...

    37. October 14, 2013

      SEC move on asset managers risks regulatory turf war

      The Securities and Exchange Commission’s move to seek opinions on whether asset managers pose a risk to the financial...

    38. September 19, 2013

      Regulators highlight JPMorgan ‘deficiencies’

      JPMorgan Chase on Thursday agreed to a $920m fine from US and UK regulators over last year’s “London whale” credit...

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