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  1. February 15, 2011

    New York and Frankfurt balance

    The leading bankers walking the fine line of balancing the interests of Deutsche Börse and the New York Stock Exchange...

  2. Economists' Forum

    November 20, 2009

    Further reading - China, systemic risk

    From the FT: Tackling systemic risk is no job for the status quo – William Donaldson and Arthur Levitt From elsewhere:...

  1. FT Alphaville

    November 20, 2009

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and other offerings from Friday’s FT, Martin Wolf: Tax the windfall banking bonuses Windfall taxes are a...

  2. November 19, 2009

    Tackling systemic risk is no job for the status quo

    A buoyant stock market and glimmers of recovery are dispelling many of the more dire scenarios for the economy. Despite the...

  3. July 15, 2009

    Coalition to attack plan for Fed powers

    Barack Obama’s plan to give the Federal Reserve extensive powers over all large US financial groups will be attacked on...

  4. July 15, 2009

    Investor group attacks plan for Fed powers

    Barack Obama's plan to give the Federal Reserve extensive powers over all large US financial groups will be attacked today...

  5. FT Alphaville

    January 27, 2009

    'Your hedge fund's name here'

    No, not an FT Alphaville advertising ploy (though you should contact us if you’re interested) but the advent of hedge fund...

  6. November 25, 2007

    SEC/proxy voting

    To hear the US Chamber of Commerce tell it, the Securities and Exchange Commission must act this week to prevent activist...

  7. November 1, 2007

    US earnings rush 'counter-productive'

    US companies' rush to boost year-end earnings by discounting products and delaying payments is counter-productive and...

  8. October 31, 2007

    US earnings rush ‘counterproductive’

    US companies’ rush to boost year-end earnings by discounting products and delaying payments is counterproductive and leaves...

  9. October 30, 2007

    Call to postpone SEC ‘proxy access’ vote

    A decision before the US Securities and Exchange Commission on whether and how to allow shareholders a greater say in...

  10. October 30, 2007

    SEC decision on proxy access faces deferral

    A key decision before the US Securities and Ex-change Commission on whe-ther and how to allow shareholders a greater say in...

  11. October 30, 2007

    'Defer proxy access decision'

    A decision pending at the US Securities and Exchange Commission on whether and how to allow shareholders greater say in...

  12. FT Alphaville

    June 27, 2007

    US call to drop quarterly forecasts

    US companies will on Wednesday come under renewed pressure to scrap quarterly earnings guidance from a high-profile business...

  13. June 27, 2007

    Call to cut quarterly guidance

    US companies will today again come under pressure to scrap quarterly earnings guidance, this time from a high-profile...

  14. June 27, 2007

    Calls intensify to scrap quarterly guidance

    US companies will today come under renewed pressure to scrap quarterly earnings guidance, this time from a high-profile...

  15. June 26, 2007

    Call to drop quarterly earnings forecasts

    US companies will on Wednesday come under renewed pressure to scrap quarterly earnings guidance from a high-profile...

  16. February 23, 2007

    SEC proxy study to look at overseas rules

    Christopher Cox, chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission, has commissioned a study of how Europe and other...

  17. FT Alphaville

    February 9, 2007

    Donaldson joins Perella Weinberg

    William Donaldson, who co-founded the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and later became chairman of the SEC, has...

  18. February 9, 2007

    Donaldson joins Perella Weinberg

    Perella Weinberg Partners, the boutique investment bank, said William Donaldson, the formerUS Securities and Exchange...

  19. January 23, 2007

    SEC to take up shareholder access debate

    Efforts to allow shareholders greater say in voting company directors onto boards must take into account the risk that...

  20. October 13, 2006

    SEC postpones decision on company proxies

    The Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday delayed a key decision on whether to allow shareholders more access to...

  21. October 12, 2006

    SEC postpones decision on company proxies

    The Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday delayed a key decision on whether to allow shareholders more access to...

  22. August 4, 2006

    Brokering change: how Cox is building a consensus as regulation goes global

    Atripod-mounted telescope points out of Christopher Cox's office window. It is not there to study the stars. Instead, the...

  23. August 3, 2006

    Cox builds consensus

    A tripod-mounted telescope points out of Christopher Cox’s office window. It is not there to study the stars. Instead, the...

  24. July 26, 2006

    Regulator aims to shine light on senior executives' pay

    Just over a year ago, former Securities and Exchange chairman William Donaldson presided at the opening of the regulator's...

  25. July 25, 2006

    SEC to shine a light on executives’ pay

    Just over a year ago, former Securities and Exchange chairman William Donaldson presided at the opening of the regulator’s...

  26. June 26, 2006

    Court shatters uneasy peace between regulator and funds

    If hedge funds and the Securities and Exchange Commission had been hoping for a quiet summer, such hopes were dashed on...

  27. June 25, 2006

    Court shatters uneasy peace between regulator and funds

    If hedge funds and the Securities and Exchange Commission had been hoping for a quiet summer, such hopes were dashed on...

  28. June 24, 2006

    Court throws out SEC hedge fund rule

    A US court has thrown out a controversial Securities and Exchange Commission rule that subjected the $1,000bn hedge fund...

  29. June 23, 2006

    Court throws out SEC hedge fund rule

    A US court has thrown out a controversial Securities and Exchange Commission rule that subjected the $1,000bn hedge fund...

  30. April 8, 2006

    'Flawed' governance law sent back to SEC

    Opponents of a US law that requires the boards of mutual funds to be independent won a legal victory yesterday after a...

  31. April 7, 2006

    ‘Flawed’ mutual funds law sent back to SEC

    Opponents of a US law that requires the boards of mutual funds to be independent won a legal victory on Friday after a court...

  32. March 9, 2006

    SEC too harsh, warns chamber

    By Andrew Parker in New York The chief US financial regulator must consider changes to the way it investigates and punishes...

  33. March 3, 2006

    Regulators to clarify rules on summoning journalists

    US financial regulators are to issue guidance on when their investigators may subpoena journalists following a case that...

  34. January 29, 2006

    Deadline looms as SEC turns screw on hedge funds

    The chief US financial regulator is flexing its muscles again, both at home and abroad. The Securities and Exchange...

  35. January 19, 2006

    Compensation clarity

    Companies should tell investors exactly what their top executives are paid and do so in clear language. Shareholders are,...

  36. January 5, 2006

    New York

    The Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday responded to criticism of big fines imposed on companies hit by accounting...

  37. January 4, 2006

    SEC rethinks policy on corporate fraud fines

    The Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday responded to criticism of big fines imposed on companies hit by...

  38. December 13, 2005

    SEC to move on executive pay disclosure

    Christopher Cox, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, last night signalled the chief US financial regulator...

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