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    1. August 28, 2015

      Three European banks fight for right to manage US pensions

      Three of Europe’s biggest banks are scrambling to keep their right to manage money for US pensioners after regulators...

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      August 25, 2015

      Offshore repo, capital charges and petrodollars

      Repo expert Scott Skyrm at Wedbush warned last week that August 24 could be a date to watch because it’s a GSIB...

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    1. August 23, 2015

      Greenspan’s capital idea for cutting back on banking angst

      Alan Greenspan is famous for his opacity. When chairman of the US Federal Reserve, he liked to speak in a form of...

    2. August 23, 2015

      Bank litigation costs hit $260bn — with $65bn more to come

      The wave of fines and lawsuits that has swept through the financial industry since the 2007-08 crisis has cost big...

    3. August 19, 2015

      Why New York takes biggest slice of asset pie

      Investors have much to learn from academics — and certainly not just from economists. The burgeoning field of...

    4. August 18, 2015

      Promontory settles over StanChart probe

      Promontory, an influential financial consulting group, has admitted that its actions fell short of New York state...

    5. August 18, 2015

      Navinder Singh Sarao part 2: scapegoat for a crash?

      On May 6 2010, in the course of just five minutes, US equity markets spun out of control, collapsing by as much as 6...

    6. August 12, 2015

      Tougher bank rules hit bond market trading, report says

      A report on deteriorating bond market trading conditions commissioned by two of the financial industry’s biggest...

    7. August 11, 2015

      Generation gap over financial information

      A US regulator has aroused the wrath of the elderly, the postal service and the paper industry, by proposing that...

    8. August 11, 2015

      US says insider trading ring used hackers

      US authorities have charged nine people with being in a global hacking and insider-trading ring, alleging they made...

    9. August 10, 2015

      Why an unhappy banker makes a better banker

      Great artists suffer. Ludwig van Beethoven lost his hearing. Fyodor Dostoyevsky endured epilepsy, poverty and Siberian...

    10. August 6, 2015

      Deals challenge US inversions clampdown

      An Obama administration crackdown to stop US businesses pursuing takeovers that let them escape the country’s high...

    11. August 4, 2015

      Q&A: Pimco and the SEC’s bond ETF probe

      Long renowned for its bond investing prowess over three decades, Pimco was a late arrival to the increasingly popular...

    12. August 4, 2015

      Crédit Agricole shares fall on alert over reorganisation hurdles

      Shares in Crédit Agricole tumbled after France’s second-largest bank by assets signalled problems in winning backing...

    13. August 4, 2015

      Moody’s warns over lending crackdown threat to refinancing

      Highly indebted companies could struggle to refinance their debts as a result of the US crackdown on risky bank...

    14. August 3, 2015

      SEC probes Pimco over Total Return ETF

      Q&A: Pimco and the SEC’s bond ETF probe Long renowned for its bond investing prowess over three decades, Pimco was a...

    15. August 2, 2015

      Online lenders push for voluntary code of conduct

      Leaders from the online lending industry gather in Washington this week to endorse a voluntary code of conduct for...

    16. July 31, 2015

      It is time to sell your least-favourite dollar risk assets

      I have seen Wall Street more panicked than it is now, but it is quite dispirited. There are just not enough good ideas...

    17. July 31, 2015

      Why Long Island wide boys love London

      Growing up in the Long Island suburbs of New York City had its advantages. The mozzarella was fresh, the bagels were...

    18. July 30, 2015

      Ex-US banking regulator Bair resigns from Santander

      Sheila Bair, the former US banking regulator, has resigned from the board of Banco Santander, ending a sometimes...

    19. July 29, 2015

      Job licences prove occupational hazard, warns White House

      From auctioneers and barbers to scrap metal recyclers and travel guides, the number of jobs requiring a licence has...

    20. July 26, 2015

      Simmering revolt against US private equity secrecy

      Pressure is building on US regulators to remove some of the secrecy surrounding private equity contracts amid growing...

    21. July 24, 2015

      Diageo shares drop on SEC probe news

      Shares in Diageo dropped 2 per cent on Friday after the world’s largest spirits group confirmed it was being probed by...

    22. July 22, 2015

      US calls for clarity on private equity fees

      Pressure is building on US regulators to improve fee and expenses reporting standards across the private equity...

    23. July 21, 2015

      NY regulator steps up Promontory probe

      US regulators are stepping up their investigation into Promontory Financial Group by taking depositions from several of...

    24. July 21, 2015

      Consumer protection agency demands Citi return $700m

      US regulators have struck out at Citibank, ordering it to pay about $700m to millions of credit card customers duped...

    25. July 20, 2015

      Fed calls for $200bn of extra capital buffers in US banks

      The eight leading US banks will hold extra capital buffers totalling $200bn under new Federal Reserve rules aimed at...

    26. July 20, 2015

      Arrival of the Volcker rule spurs sales of CLOs

      The arrival of a significant regulatory deadline on Tuesday has prompted sales of securities from banks and investors,...

    27. July 19, 2015

      Architect of financial reforms takes on Democratic critics

      Barney Frank, the architect of landmark financial reforms that bear his name, has a message for Elizabeth Warren and...

    28. July 16, 2015

      Yellen open to easing small banks’ burden

      Janet Yellen has signalled she would be open to raising the asset threshold at which banks are subject to tougher...

    29. July 15, 2015

      ICAP’s Michael Spencer predicts further market volatility

      ICAP’s chief executive Michael Spencer is forecasting more days of extreme turbulence in global markets as the US...

    30. July 14, 2015

      Big US fund managers fight off ‘systemic’ label

      A June 29 meeting of global watchdogs in the technocrat-heavy town of Basel was, on the surface, just another committee...

    31. July 14, 2015

      Fund managers to escape ‘systemic’ label

      The world’s biggest fund managers have escaped tough new rules that threatened to hit their profits and freedom, as...

    32. July 13, 2015

      US Treasuries turmoil probe finds no smoking gun

      After months of study, no smoking gun. US regulators say a number of factors, notably the rise of electronic trading,...

    33. July 13, 2015

      NY regulator probes alleged Deutsche bribe attempt in Russia

      New York’s banking regulator has asked Deutsche Bank to provide details of a suspected bribe offered last December to a...

    34. July 13, 2015

      US calls for review of HFT rules over bonds meltdown

      High-frequency traders could face a wave of new regulation after US authorities called for a broad review of the rules...

    35. July 11, 2015

      UK regulator fails to harpoon London Whale

      The UK’s financial watchdog has failed to harpoon the London Whale: the former JPMorgan Chase trader at the centre of a...

    36. July 7, 2015

      US should toughen bank reforms, says IMF

      The International Monetary Fund has called for the US to defend and strengthen its Dodd-Frank financial reforms, adding...

    37. July 6, 2015

      Bank living wills reveal Wall St victims

      Goldman Sachs, Citigroup and Morgan Stanley would cease to exist under “living wills” the banks have drawn up to show...

    38. July 6, 2015

      Holder: big penalties changed bank culture

      Eric Holder, the former US attorney-general who oversaw the biggest post-crisis financial investigations in history,...

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