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  1. July 17, 2014

    Former Wachovia chief executive joins Funding Circle board

    Bob Steel, the former chief executive of Wachovia and deputy mayor to Michael Bloomberg in New York, has joined the board of...

  2. April 29, 2014

    Morgan Stanley chief reaps benefit of integration

    James Gorman was in Hawaii last week, glad-handing the brokers on whom he staked his career and the future of Morgan...

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  1. September 6, 2013

    Big banks are back and that can only be a good thing

    Speaking at the Economic Club of New York in October 2008, Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke alluded to the fact that...

  2. June 30, 2013

    Former Investec chief starts fund to lend to troubled UK groups

    The former head of Investec has teamed up with prominent South African financier Dennis Levine to launch a new credit fund...

  3. February 12, 2013

    Court bars BNY Mellon tax credits claim

    Bank of New York Mellon has been barred from claiming millions of dollars of foreign tax credits arranged by British bank...

  4. December 17, 2012

    JPMorgan sued over Bear Stearns securities

    The US credit union regulator has sued JPMorgan Chase over $3.6bn worth of “faulty” mortgage securities created by Bear...

  5. September 16, 2012

    Industry optimist with a ‘big hairy audacious goal’

    Mike Niedermeyer may be just the sort of clean-shaven, well-groomed individual one would expect to find at the helm of a...

  6. August 27, 2012

    M&T Bank buys Hudson City for $3.7bn

    M&T Bank, the regional lender part-owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, is buying Hudson City in one of the biggest...

  7. August 16, 2012

    We must clean up our act on money laundering

    HSBC has set aside $700m to cover possible fines for money laundering. Walmart is facing new allegations from the US...

  8. July 20, 2012

    Money laundering: Taken to the cleaners

    In March 2007, authorities raided the home of Zhenli Ye Gon, a pharmaceuticals magnate based in Mexico City. At his house in...

  9. July 15, 2012

    HSBC faces probe on money laundering claims

    HSBC executives are on Tuesday due to face US lawmakers keen to criticise the bank after an investigation yielded possible...

  10. July 4, 2012

    Wells Fargo takes lead in bank lobbying

    Wells Fargo spends more on lobbying from its Washington office than any rival, paying millions of dollars to influence...

  11. June 8, 2012

    Mortgage queen who donated millions

    There are two competing narratives for the legacy of Marion Sandler, who died this week in California at the age of 81. One...

  12. April 19, 2012

    Women and the Workplace: Four career profiles

    Emer Timmons is president of BT Global Services UK. Dina Medland asked her: How has being a woman made a difference to your...

  13. April 4, 2012

    Citigroup changes general counsel

    Citigroup has changed its general counsel, moving Michael Helfer to a regulatory compliance role and bringing in Rohan...

  14. April 1, 2012

    US banks seek to benefit from retirement plans

    Three of the four largest US banks by market capitalisation are expanding their retirement divisions via acquisition and by...

  15. March 4, 2012

    Wells Fargo plans global expansion drive

    Wells Fargo, the US’s largest bank by market value and the epitome of domestically focused American banking, has drawn up...

  16. February 27, 2012

    Dealmakers worried by Fed’s tougher oversight

    It must stick in the craw for Irish, French, German or Dutch bankers to have to go to the US to flog off assets. Wall Street...

  17. February 26, 2012

    Wells Fargo’s reticence pays off

    This is an exciting time for an institution that delights in being dull. In the go-go 2000s, when exotic mortgages were...

  18. December 23, 2011

    GE to pay $70m to settle US muni case

    General Electric has agreed to pay $70m to settle a long-running investigation into corruption in the US municipal...

  19. December 8, 2011

    Wells Fargo pays $148m to settle bond case

    Wells Fargo has agreed to pay $148m to settle allegations of rigged bids in the US municipal bond market by the Department...

  20. FT Alphaville

    October 26, 2011

    Rajat Gupta surrenders to the Feds

    Rajat Gupta, former boss of McKinsey and Goldman Sachs board member, on Wednesday morning surrendered to the FBI, pending...

  21. FT Alphaville

    September 26, 2011

    US tax authorities target bank deals

    US tax authorities are targeting cross-border finance deals worth billions of dollars between leading US and UK banks as...

  22. September 25, 2011

    Big banks targeted by IRS on tax breaks

    US tax authorities are targeting cross-border finance deals worth billions of dollars between leading US and UK banks as...

  23. September 25, 2011

    Tax wars: A fight worth billions

    Judge Patrick Schiltz is an educated man. He earned his degree from Harvard Law School, won a coveted clerkship for US...

  24. June 20, 2011

    Iran shipping line charged in US over arms

    New York authorities have filed criminal charges against an Iranian shipping company they accuse of trafficking weapons,...

  25. May 22, 2011

    Full steam ahead for Citi skipper Pandit

    Vikram Pandit spent most of his first two years after being made Citigroup chief executive in 2007 defying expectations that...

  26. April 12, 2011

    Goldman was ‘key’ Galleon partner

    A former senior Galleon Group executive has testified that the precarious state of the financial industry and concerns about...

  27. FT Alphaville

    April 7, 2011

    Wells Fargo in settlement with SEC

    Wells Fargo has agreed to pay $11.2m to settle civil charges that its Wachovia Capital Markets unit improperly sold two...

  28. April 6, 2011

    Wells Fargo in settlement with SEC

    Wells Fargo has agreed to pay $11.2m to settle civil charges that its Wachovia Capital Markets unit improperly sold two...

  29. FT Alphaville

    April 4, 2011

    Wachovia targeted over CDO sale

    The SEC is preparing to bring civil charges against Wachovia, the once-troubled bank now owned by Wells Fargo, for allegedly...

  30. March 31, 2011

    Fed data reveal how it helped European banks

    Two European banks used almost half of the Federal Reserve’s emergency lending as the financial crisis peaked at the end of...

  31. March 23, 2011

    Goldman chief says ex-director broke board rules

    Lloyd Blankfein, chief executive of Goldman Sachs, said that a former board member at his bank violated bank confidentiality...

  32. March 15, 2011

    Trial tapes capture Goldman bank deal talk

    A Goldman Sachs director told Raj Rajaratnam, founder of the Galleon Group, that the investment bank had discussed buying a...

  33. March 3, 2011

    TD Bank tries to make its mark in the US

    Half-a-dozen intruders recently burst into the TD Bank branch in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. They were not robbers but a...

  34. FT Alphaville

    February 11, 2011

    World's best bank (2006 vintage)

    It has long been known that consulting firm Oliver Wyman crowned Anglo Irish the world’s best bank in 2006 — just when Anglo...

  35. February 9, 2011

    Wells Fargo replaces finance chief

    Wells Fargo unexpectedly replaced Howard Atkins, its chief financial officer on Tuesday. The US’s second-largest bank said...

  36. FT Alphaville

    January 20, 2011

    Wells Fargo in lending boost

    Wells Fargo, the fourth-largest US bank by assets, said on Wednesday that quarterly lending had risen for the first time...

  37. January 19, 2011

    Wells Fargo in lending boost

    Wells Fargo, the fourth-largest US bank by assets, said on Wednesday that quarterly lending had risen for the first time...

  38. December 1, 2010

    European banks took big slice of Fed aid

    Foreign banks were among the biggest beneficiaries of the $3,300bn in emergency credit provided by the Federal Reserve...

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