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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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