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    1. June 25, 2015

      Indispensable banks need a sturdy ringfence

      The costs imposed by the financial crises that hit western economies in 2007 have been enormous. UK gross domestic product...

    2. June 23, 2015

      Accountancy watchdog opens probe of KPMG over BNY Mellon audit

      The UK’s accountancy watchdog has launched an investigation into KPMG’s audit of the Bank of New York Mellon, two months...

    3. June 23, 2015

      Regulators plan to extend bank bonus clawback to 10 years

      Banks will be able to claw back bonuses from their most senior managers for up to a decade under rules published on Tuesday...

    4. June 23, 2015

      Regulators push to sever link between research and trading

      Of the 40 or so research analysts who have covered tech company Twitter in 2015, only two houses have written sell notes on...

    5. June 22, 2015

      UK bank ringfencing: so much fuss

      Ringfences used to be uncontroversial things to enclose farmland. Their use as a tool of UK bank regulation has prompted a...

    6. June 21, 2015

      Banks ‘deserve what they get’, says regulator

      Banks “deserve what they get,” one of the world’s top regulators has said, in a salvo against the industry as it begins to...

    7. June 21, 2015

      FT City Network: LSE chief warns on indebtedness

      A top City figure has warned about the risk posed to the UK economy by rising levels of debt and an overreliance on...

    8. June 19, 2015

      Global banks fret over UK ringfencing rules

      HSBC is planning a move to Birmingham, perhaps bringing back the old Midland brand and even threatening to spin off part of...

    9. June 19, 2015

      Antitrust authority to investigate paid-for editorials

      The UK antitrust watchdog is to investigate several companies over paid-for editorial content on blogs to determine if...

    10. June 18, 2015

      SEC endorses UK rules on banker accountability

      One of the most powerful US regulators has endorsed UK rules that will hold senior managers of financial firms to account...

    11. June 18, 2015

      Banking sector stress tests lambasted as ‘fatally flawed’

      The Bank of England’s stress tests of the banking sector have been attacked as “fatally flawed” for setting hurdles that are...

    12. June 17, 2015

      Securities regulators’ group calls for end to ‘safe havens’

      Countries such as Venezuela, Ghana and Kazakhstan need to sign up to information-sharing agreements between securities...

    13. June 15, 2015

      Monitor of delayed HBOS investigation receives £25,000 pay rise

      One of the key independent figures probing the delayed investigation into the collapse of HBOS has received a £25,000 pay...

    14. June 15, 2015

      City’s stockbrokers prepare for biggest shake-up in decades

      As brokers and asset managers gathered for the Extel awards — dubbed the “City Oscars” — last week, one topic took centre...

    15. June 14, 2015

      Financial regulators target high-profile cases

      Financial watchdogs across three continents are targeting fewer, high-profile cases to levy ever-larger fines, despite...

    16. June 12, 2015

      Why pensions freedom is still a way off for some

      Big changes to pension rules which came into force in April were designed to give savers full freedom over their pensions...

    17. June 12, 2015

      George Osborne accused of moving goalposts on UK bank levy

      George Osborne has been accused by a senior Conservative MP of turning a £3bn tax on banks originally intended to reduce...

    18. June 12, 2015

      Financial world can turn its back on the crisis

      It is notoriously hard to judge history as it is unfolding. But a decade from now, financiers may look back and conclude...

    19. June 11, 2015

      UK plans global fixed-income, currencies and commodities rules

      It is the morning after the night before. The night in question involved the port, pomp and pageantry that defines the...

    20. June 11, 2015

      George Osborne challenged over bank rescue profit claim

      George Osborne’s claim that the taxpayer made a £14bn profit from the 2008 rescue of Britain’s banks has been dismissed as a...

    21. June 11, 2015

      Bank of England acts to encourage whistleblowers

      Whistleblowers who report dodgy dealing or criminal behaviour in a market or company have been around since at least 1610....

    22. June 11, 2015

      George Osborne and Mark Carney’s double act in the City

      The Lord Mayor’s Banquet for Bankers and Merchants once marked a celebratory high point in the financial calendar....

    23. June 10, 2015

      George Osborne ready to sell off RBS at a loss

      George Osborne is to start selling the state’s £32bn stake in Royal Bank of Scotland at a loss, telling a City audience that...

    24. June 10, 2015

      UK plan to extend City regulation provokes mixed response

      A punitive regime that holds senior managers to account for failings on their watch will be extended beyond banking and...

    25. June 10, 2015

      UK bank levy and ringfence head list of City of London grievances

      The full lobbying power of the City of London has swung into action, as bankers, insurers and asset managers seek to...

    26. June 10, 2015

      Bank of England governor Mark Carney to extend market abuse rules

      Punitive new rules for senior bankers will be extended to cover thousands of asset managers, hedge funds and even the Bank...

    27. June 10, 2015

      Corruption watchdog says UK blocked just 7 suspect deals in year

      UK law enforcement blocks only a fraction of financial transactions thought to involve corrupt funds, new data show. Only...

    28. June 10, 2015

      Legal review into money laundering stalled despite watchdog probe

      A long-awaited government review into the UK’s anti-money laundering laws has been delayed, despite the country being up for...

    29. June 9, 2015

      FCA warns ruling on identification could slow probes

      Probes by the UK markets watchdog into wrongdoing at financial firms could take longer and be undertaken more cautiously in...

    30. June 8, 2015

      Review to seek new laws banning manipulation of markets

      New laws banning manipulation of markets such as foreign exchange and the creation of a market standards body to oversee...

    31. June 5, 2015

      George Osborne to signal end to ‘banker bashing’

      George Osborne will signal an end to “banker bashing” next week, amid a clamour from the City for him to ease off on...

    32. June 5, 2015

      Financial lobby group warns on impact of bank levy

      The government is being urged to consider the potential impact of the bank levy as a “disincentive” to operate in the UK....

    33. June 5, 2015

      Banks step up fightback against wave of UK regulation

      Banks are stepping up public attacks against a wave of regulation intended to make the financial system safer but which,...

    34. June 5, 2015

      Hong Kong regulator to head enforcement at FCA

      There’s a new sheriff in town: the UK financial regulator has recruited the Hong Kong director of markets enforcement who...

    35. June 5, 2015

      Lloyds bonus pool cut following record £117m PPI fine

      António Horta-Osório, Lloyds Banking Group chief executive, is set to lose £350,000 from his bonus after the bank was fined...

    36. June 2, 2015

      UK regulator warns insurers over infrastructure asset risks

      Infrastructure assets, which have surged in popularity as investors search for yield when interest rates are at historic...

    37. June 2, 2015

      FCA warns against systemic risk label for funds

      The UK markets regulator has given his backing to asset managers fighting proposals that could see them labelled as...

    38. May 28, 2015

      Finance must blow the whistle on foul play

      Four years ago, I received a phone call from a mysterious man keen to talk about Deutsche Bank’s accounts. Initially I was...

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