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    1. March 21, 2016

      DraftKings and FanDuel stop running paid contests in New York

      DraftKings and FanDuel will stop taking bets in New York state, the second-largest market for the multimillion-dollar...

    2. February 11, 2016

      Morgan Stanley deal brings toxic mortgage bill to $64bn

      US authorities have now wrung a total of $64bn from financial institutions that sold toxic mortgage securities before...

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    1. January 8, 2016

      US accuses Volkswagen of poor co-operation with probe

      Volkswagen is failing to co-operate sufficiently with a US investigation into the emissions scandal, according to New...

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      January 8, 2016

      US hits out at VW over lack of cooperation

      Volkswagen’s cooperation with a US investigation by 47 state attorneys general offices into the emissions scandal has...

    3. December 11, 2015

      New York court shuts fantasy sports sites

      Daily online fantasy sports companies DraftKings and FanDuel were dealt a blow on Friday when the New York Supreme...

    4. November 23, 2015

      New York’s top prosecutor probes brokers over forex spoofing

      Four interdealer brokers including an ICAP joint venture and BGC Partners have received subpoenas from the New York...

    5. November 13, 2015

      Fantasy sports companies sue New York attorney-general

      DraftKings and FanDuel have sued New York’s attorney-general over his move to block the online fantasy sports companies...

    6. November 11, 2015

      Fantasy sports: one big gamble

      Comcast, Google, KKR, Time Warner, 21st Century Fox. They all have their critics. But until now, no one has accused...

    7. November 11, 2015

      New York tells fantasy sport sites to stop taking bets

      Online fantasy sports companies DraftKings and FanDuel have been ordered to stop taking bets by the New York...

    8. November 9, 2015

      Peabody Energy misled on climate change, says NY regulator

      Peabody Energy, one of the largest global coal producers, will submit revised investor disclosures after the New York...

    9. November 6, 2015

      ExxonMobil climate statements investigation puts energy groups on notice

      Rex Tillerson, ExxonMobil’s chief executive, observed in 2012 that climate change was a “manageable” problem for which...

    10. November 5, 2015

      NY probes ExxonMobil over climate change risk claims

      ExxonMobil is being investigated by the New York state attorney-general over whether it misled investors and the public...

    11. June 11, 2015

      Gaps in drugs pipelines spark a flurry of takeover activity

      The pharmaceuticals sector has been gripped by a mergers and acquisitions frenzy for the best part of two years, with...

    12. June 10, 2015

      Apple’s music deals draw antitrust scrutiny in US

      Apple’s new music deals with record labels are under scrutiny by the US state officials whose investigations into the...

    13. May 17, 2015

      The Botox initiation of Brent Saunders, Actavis chief executive

      “I was a little ambushed,” says Brent Saunders, recalling how he ended up having his face injected with Botox and other...

    14. April 15, 2015

      Ernst & Young to pay $10m over Lehman accounting

      Ernst & Young will pay a $10m penalty for allegedly helping Lehman Brothers hide its precarious financial situation,...

    15. March 9, 2015

      Credit report companies agree to reforms

      The three largest US credit reporting companies will revamp the way they handle mistakes and unpaid medical expenses in...

    16. January 23, 2015

      Barclays bites back against NY watchdog

      For more than a decade, banks that do business in the US have lived in fear of the New York attorney-general’s office....

    17. January 22, 2015

      Barclays fights back in dark pool case

      Barclays has stepped up its efforts to persuade a US judge to throw out a case brought by the New York attorney-general...

    18. 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,...

    19. October 16, 2014

      Three-quarters of Airbnb rentals in New York declared illegal

      Nearly three-quarters of Airbnb rentals in its biggest single market are illegal, according to a report released...

    20. 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...

    21. September 19, 2014

      Finra shines light into dark pools

      The board of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has approved proposals aimed at increasing transparency in...

    22. September 16, 2014

      Financial regulators probe dark pools

      Dark pools are squarely in the spotlight. Following the publication of Flash Boys, which claims that the US equity...

    23. 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...

    24. August 14, 2014

      Diller buys youth social network Ask.fm

      Barry Diller, the US media billionaire, has bolstered his portfolio of internet companies with the acquisition of...

    25. August 11, 2014

      Barney’s pays out to settle racial profiling lawsuits

      Barney’s New York has agreed to pay $525,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling following accusations made by...

    26. July 29, 2014

      UBS says ‘responding to inquiries’ on dark pools

      As we’ve said many times before on FastFT, it’s always a good idea to review the fine print in UBS’s disclosure on any...

    27. July 24, 2014

      Barclays launches defence against ‘dark pool’ fraud allegations

      Barclays has hit out against a US lawsuit alleging the bank misled clients about the level of high-frequency trading...

    28. July 21, 2014

      Barclays ‘dark pool’ trades dry up after high-frequency suit in US

      Clients are fleeing Barclays’ “dark pool” in the wake of a US lawsuit alleging the UK bank misled them about high...

    29. July 16, 2014

      Apple to pay $400m if it loses ebook case

      Apple has agreed to pay $400m to US consumers as compensation for overcharging for ebooks if it loses its appeal in a...

    30. July 14, 2014

      ‘Dark pool’ trading drops at Barclays

      Trading in Barclays’ “dark pool” fell more than a third in the wake of the lawsuit brought by the New York State...

    31. July 8, 2014

      All’s fair as Uber and Lyft apps battle to win over New York

      Uber and Lyft, the best-funded car-hailing apps in the US, will go head-to-head in New York, the nation’s biggest taxi...

    32. July 1, 2014

      Goldman Sachs fined in dark pool debacle

      US regulators have fined Goldman Sachs $800,000 for failing to ensure that trades executed in the bank’s own trading...

    33. June 27, 2014

      Dark pool spotlight falls on Tradebot

      When the New York attorney-general sued Barclays this week, for allegedly misleading investors who use its anonymous...

    34. June 27, 2014

      Share trades: Murky pools

      Inside Barclays’ US headquarters in Times Square, it was known as “The Franchise”. Starting in 2011, the goal of making...

    35. June 27, 2014

      New York law chief turns spotlight on dark pools

      The US financial regulatory system can be described as a bowl of spaghetti. Multiple watchdogs with overlapping...

    36. June 26, 2014

      Banks start to drain Barclays dark pool

      Big banks have started pulling their business out of Barclays’ “dark pool” after the British bank was sued by New...

    37. June 26, 2014

      Momentum builds for dark pool reform

      Momentum is building for major reform of the way Wall Street brokers run their private equity exchanges, known as dark...

    38. June 26, 2014

      US financials hit after dark pool lawsuit

      The financial sector broadly declined as concern of additional regulatory scrutiny swelled under the weight of a...

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