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    US munis could get regulatory reprieve

    The $4tn municipal bond market may get a partial reprieve from regulation that has threatened to raise borrowing costs for...

  2. August 28, 2014

    Regulatory revenge risks scaring investors away

    A couple of years ago Roger McCormick, a law professor at London School of Economics and Political Science, assembled a team...

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  1. August 24, 2014

    US banks try to find a pattern in settlement talks

    Bank of America’s record settlement with the US government last week has taken the total penalties imposed by the...

  2. August 24, 2014

    SEC widens the net of mutual hedge fund review

    The US regulator has widened its investigation into how the alternative mutual fund industry operates as concerns build...

  3. August 22, 2014

    Bankers brace for a brave new world

    Bank of America’s agreement to pay $16.7bn to the US government over the mis-selling of mortgage-backed securities closes a...

  4. August 22, 2014

    Tony West emerges as US’s key weapon against banks

    He is the US government’s $36bn man. Tony West, an avid runner and one-time fundraiser for Barack Obama, has emerged as the...

  5. August 21, 2014

    Put out fewer flags for US’s world bank regulator role

    There is bald eagle rather than an elephant in the room during rows over US banking regulation. Americans typically believe...

  6. August 21, 2014

    StanChart’s NY anti-money laundering settlement draws UAE ire

    Standard Chartered’s anti-money laundering settlement with New York’s leading financial watchdog is raising hackles with...

  7. August 21, 2014

    Strategies shift as regulators renew scrutiny of bank compliance

    In an episode of hit television series Homeland, US intelligence agents track the finances of Iranian terrorists to a...

  8. August 17, 2014

    US banks plan ahead for UK exit from EU

    Wall Street banks are drawing up preliminary plans to move some London-based activities to Ireland to address concerns that...

  9. August 14, 2014

    US bank bonus curb hit by regulatory squabble

    A US proposal requiring executives of the world’s largest banks to defer compensation to prevent the kind of risk-taking...

  10. August 12, 2014

    Ocwen Financial results to be restated after assets revalued

    Ocwen Financial is to restate its financial accounts to reflect a change in the valuation of assets worth about $634m, the...

  11. August 8, 2014

    Week in review, August 9

    A round-up of some of the week’s corporate events and news stories. Banks ‘treated like criminals’, says StanChart executive...

  12. August 7, 2014

    Complicated banks face complex rules

    Six years after the global financial crisis the tolerance of the public and politicians for bankers moaning about their lot...

  13. August 7, 2014

    StanChart’s Jaspal Bindra says banks treated ‘like a criminal’

    A top executive at Standard Chartered has complained that regulators are treating banks like criminals for lapses, in an...

  14. August 6, 2014

    T-Mobile tie-up plan falls foul of regulators

    Not for the first time, Deutsche Telekom has good reason to curse a US regulator determined to make sure the country has at...

  15. August 6, 2014

    Bank of America set to settle mortgages case for $16bn-plus

    Bank of America has reached an agreement in principle to pay more than $16bn in cash and consumer relief to US authorities...

  16. August 6, 2014

    Standard Chartered faces another US fine over transactions

    Standard Chartered has said it expects to pay a fine to New York’s banking regulator for failing to report suspicious...

  17. August 5, 2014

    US watchdogs reject banks’ ‘living wills’

    Big US and European banks failed to deliver adequate “living wills” to show how they could be wound up in a future crisis,...

  18. August 5, 2014

    Cobalt to fight SEC corruption allegations

    US regulators have told Cobalt International Energy that they intend to bring charges against the Goldman Sachs-backed...

  19. August 5, 2014

    If you do not want to do the time, prevent the crime

    In a memorable scene from the film Casablanca, Louis Renault, the affable but corrupt French police chief, closes Rick’s...

  20. August 5, 2014

    Oil trader Arcadia Petroleum settles with CFTC

    Global oil trading house Arcadia Petroleum and its affiliates agreed to pay $13m to settle claims from US regulators that...

  21. FT Alphaville

    August 5, 2014

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: A solid rebound in US markets failed to provide Asian bourses with any momentum. Equities across Asia-Pacific were...

  22. August 3, 2014

    France urges G20 to put issue of US bank fines on agenda

    France has gathered support to challenge US regulators imposing heavy penalties on foreign banks at a G20 meeting of world...

  23. FT Alphaville

    August 1, 2014

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: “Asian stocks dropped, extending the biggest global rout in six months that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average...

  24. July 31, 2014

    Massad sees end to US-EU clearing dispute

    Timothy Massad, the new head of the main US derivatives regulator, said on Thursday he was committed to resolving a...

  25. July 30, 2014

    US banks braced for large deposit outflows

    US banks are steeling themselves for the possibility of losing as much as $1tn in deposits as the Federal Reserve reverses...

  26. FT Alphaville

    July 30, 2014

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: Asian markets were broadly positive on hopes of a robust US second quarter gross domestic product report due out...

  27. July 25, 2014

    Citi pays $5m to settle SEC data charges

    Citigroup will pay a record fine to settle charges that it failed to protect confidential equity trading data in the latest...

  28. July 24, 2014

    Lloyds to pay up to £300m Libor fines

    Lloyds Banking Group is preparing to announce early next week that it will pay fines of £200m-£300m to US and UK regulators...

  29. FT Alphaville

    July 23, 2014

    The Closer

    FURTHER FURTHER READING - Another false alarm on US inflation? - A dearth in innovation for key drugs. - Should the US...

  30. July 23, 2014

    Deutsche Bank’s US regulatory woes deepen

    Deutsche Bank’s expansion plans in the US face potential obstacles after a stern warning from the New York Federal Reserve...

  31. FT Alphaville

    July 23, 2014

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: Asia-Pacific equities climbed to fresh six-year highs as investors continued to place geopolitical concerns on the...

  32. July 23, 2014

    O’Malia to take helm at Isda

    Scott O’Malia, who this week quit as a commissioner at the main regulator of the US swaps industry, will become head of the...

  33. July 22, 2014

    NY Fed hits at Deutsche Bank’s ‘unreliable’ regulatory reports

    Shares in Deutsche Bank have fallen close to an 18-month low after the US arm of Germany’s biggest bank was criticised for...

  34. July 21, 2014

    US faces competition from Europe on private placements

    Plans to build a private placement market in Europe are coming under attack as critics question the ability of European...

  35. July 18, 2014

    Gold moves where dollars fear to trade

    What a grand thing it is to control a global currency. The whole world wants to use your notes, those irredeemable,...

  36. July 17, 2014

    Bank bonds gain edge on stocks as risk factor fades

    Customers are renowned for being loyal to their bank. For investors the divergence in equity and bond performance for the US...

  37. July 15, 2014

    Chris Dodd reaffirms push for single US prudential regulator

    Chris Dodd, the former US senator responsible for the landmark Dodd-Frank financial reform bill, said the idea of paring...

  38. July 14, 2014

    US securities sector in push to cut fees

    The US securities industry has called on regulators to change its rules and cut or abolish the fees that exchanges charge...

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