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      British regulator challenges US over Berkshire scrutiny

      British regulators have challenged their US peers over their apparent reluctance to subject Warren Buffett’s Berkshire...

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      Volcker urges UK-style regulatory reforms

      Paul Volcker, former head of the Federal Reserve, has issued a radical call for the US to follow the UK’s lead by...

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      April 16, 2015

      State Capitalism by stealth, the new 21st century economic reality

      Geo-economics was defined by its intellectual godfather, Edward Luttwak, as a contest defined by the grammar of commerce...

    2. April 15, 2015

      BNP Paribas allowed to manage US retirement funds

      The US Department of Labor will allow BNP Paribas to manage retirement plans, despite its record $8.9bn penalty and guilty...

    3. April 14, 2015

      Obama to remove Cuba from terror list

      President Barack Obama is to remove Cuba from the US list of state sponsors of terrorism, in a move that will further...

    4. April 14, 2015

      DTCC finalises $400m equity capital raising

      The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation, one of the world’s largest clearing and settlement houses, is finalising a...

    5. April 14, 2015

      Fed official warns ‘flash crash’ could be repeated

      The “flash crash” in US Treasuries of last autumn could happen again because of the changing nature of the US government...

    6. April 8, 2015

      Jamie Dimon warns next crisis could see ‘more volatile’ markets

      Jamie Dimon, chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, said the next financial crisis should see “more volatile” markets and a...

    7. April 8, 2015

      US expatriates’ taxing questions

      It is a diverse list: one of the world’s greatest soul singers; a best-selling author, a professional basketball player,...

    8. April 6, 2015

      Bubble could burst on boom in bank compliance units

      Compliance was never supposed to be a high-stakes job in finance. For thrills and big pay, the natural choices were...

    9. April 6, 2015

      Virtu seeks $2.6bn valuation from listing

      Virtu Financial, a US electronic market maker, is poised for a stock market listing this month in a move that will test...

    10. April 5, 2015

      Time US leadership woke up to new economic era

      This past month may be remembered as the moment the United States lost its role as the underwriter of the global economic...

    11. April 1, 2015

      Monitor chides ‘combative’ HSBC managers

      Senior managers in HSBC’s US division were combative and “inappropriately pushed back” against auditors, according to a...

    12. March 30, 2015

      Swiss bank BSI to pay $211m in US tax evasion probe

      Swiss private bank BSI will pay a $211m penalty as the first financial institution to resolve a tax probe in a landmark US...

    13. March 30, 2015

      US banks target Elizabeth Warren’s ‘rogue’ watchdog

      Banks are waging a fierce lobbying campaign against a consumer watchdog championed by Elizabeth Warren, the crusading...

    14. March 26, 2015

      Bill Gross Pimco departure a possible ‘stress test’ for industry

      The shock departure of Pimco founder Bill Gross from the world’s largest bond fund was a real life “stress test”, which the...

    15. March 26, 2015

      Citizens Financial looks to ‘wriggle’ out of EU pay curbs

      Royal Bank of Scotland’s sale of shares in Citizens Financial could allow the US bank to pay bigger bonuses, according to...

    16. March 25, 2015

      CME urges tougher US response to EU clearing dispute

      The head of the US’s largest derivatives exchanges has suggested European clearing houses be restricted from US markets, if...

    17. March 25, 2015

      Lessons from Hurricane Sandy aid cyber war games

      Financial regulators are drawing lessons from responses to natural disasters as they prepare for cyber war games that will...

    18. March 23, 2015

      US regulators veto ‘living wills’ of RBS, HSBC and BNP Paribas

      US regulators vetoed the living wills of Royal Bank of Scotland, HSBC and BNP Paribas on Monday, ordering the banks to...

    19. March 19, 2015

      BNY Mellon to pay $700m over fraud claims

      Bank of New York Mellon on Thursday agreed to pay $714m to settle allegations that it committed fraud by giving customers...

    20. March 18, 2015

      New rules for OTC derivatives delayed for 9 months

      Tougher rules for trading over-the-counter derivatives have been delayed by nine months after regulators acknowledged that...

    21. March 16, 2015

      Dodd-Frank reforms face fresh assault

      The Obama administration is braced for a fresh assault on reforms implemented in the wake of the financial crisis as...

    22. March 15, 2015

      US urged to help over laundering curbs

      The US Treasury department should allow banks in the US to share suspicious activity reports with overseas branches to help...

    23. March 15, 2015

      Top investment groups shock-test bond portfolios

      Some of the world’s biggest investment groups are carrying out extensive stress tests on their bond portfolios to make sure...

    24. March 15, 2015

      European banks need to catch up with US standards

      The only banks to fail last week’s US stress tests were European. It was the last news Santander and Deutsche Bank wanted to...

    25. March 13, 2015

      Banks are still struggling to learn from their mistakes

      When I was at school, the most important advice I got from my parents was to learn from my mistakes. If I got a question...

    26. March 12, 2015

      Commerzbank makes $1.45bn settlement with US

      Commerzbank turned a “blind eye” to money laundering and sanctions-busting violations, while employees who tried to flag...

    27. March 12, 2015

      Deutsche Bank and Santander vow to improve capital planning

      Stress test failures Santander and Deutsche Bank have promised to improve their capital planning, controls and reporting...

    28. March 11, 2015

      Hopes quashed of two-year delay for new swaps rules

      The world’s largest swap dealers may have only a few extra months to comply with new rules for swaps that cannot be...

    29. March 9, 2015

      Regulators call for resignations under Commerzbank US settlement

      US regulators are insisting that several Commerzbank executives leave the German lender as part of a $1.45bn settlement for...

    30. March 5, 2015

      Stress tests for banks are a predictable act of public theatre

      When the US government announced in 2009 that it was launching stress tests for the country’s largest banks, it seemed like...

    31. March 3, 2015

      US Federal Reserve urged to clarify bank capital requirements

      The Federal Reserve must shed more light on how it plans to calculate extra capital requirements for the biggest US banks so...

    32. March 2, 2015

      Public outrage is the perfect stick to prod HSBC into break-up

      Sitting in his spacious and elegantly decorated office in central Paris, a senior executive at a large French bank is...

    33. March 2, 2015

      Santander announces head of North American division

      Santander has tapped a former head of the consumer division at JPMorgan to run its North American division, as the Spanish...

    34. February 26, 2015

      White House heads for battle over pensions reform

      When the Obama administration launched its attempt to clamp down on pension mis-selling this week, it was making more than a...

    35. February 26, 2015

      US set to raise uncleared swaps requirements

      The new head of the main US derivatives regulator has signalled a willingness to break from the agency’s recent past and...

    36. February 25, 2015

      Morgan Stanley pays $2.6bn to settle mortgage claims

      Morgan Stanley has reached a $2.6bn settlement with the US Department of Justice, drawing a line under claims that it...

    37. February 23, 2015

      US investigates banks’ precious metals trading

      US regulators are investigating at least 10 banks over precious metals trading and have subpoenaed HSBC in a sign of further...

    38. February 23, 2015

      US launches crackdown on pension adviser conflicts

      President Barack Obama is launching a crackdown on the US pensions industry, where the White House says Americans are losing...

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