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    1. February 10, 2016

      EU and US strike derivatives regulation deal

      Banks are set to breathe a sigh of relief after the EU and US struck a deal to close a gap in global markets regulation...

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      February 10, 2016

      EU and US strike derivatives regulation deal

      Banks are set to breathe a sigh of relief after the EU and US struck a deal to close a gap in global markets regulation...

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    1. Fast FT

      February 5, 2016

      BlueCrest contacted by US regulators

      BlueCrest, the one-time $35bn hedge fund, said that it has been contacted by US regulators over its decision to eject...

    2. Fast FT

      February 5, 2016

      Chinese group to buy Chicago Stock Exchange

      The Chicago Stock Exchange, one of America’s oldest stock exchanges, is set to be bought by a group of investors led by...

    3. February 4, 2016

      Trader Navinder Sarao starts fight against US extradition

      The British trader accused of playing a role in the “flash crash” of 2010 while trading from his family home was...

    4. February 3, 2016

      Trader Navinder Singh Sarao to fight extradition in London court

      A gifted trader with a penchant for testing rules or a law breaker who contributed to one of the most spectacular...

    5. February 2, 2016

      Transatlantic privacy shield could yet be pierced by regulators

      Silicon Valley can breathe a little easier today. On Tuesday the European Commission said it had reached a deal with...

    6. January 26, 2016

      China’s Zoomlion bids $3.3bn for Terex

      Zoomlion, China’s answer to Caterpillar, has made a $3.3bn attempt to gatecrash a deal between its US and Finnish...

    7. January 22, 2016

      US watchdog approves new venues for trading interest rate swaps

      US regulators on Friday formally recognised 18 new venues for trading interest rate swaps, reflecting the industry’s...

    8. January 22, 2016

      Enforcers concerned about ‘piling on’ in bank probes

      Senior UK and US enforcement officials have warned against the “piling on” of authorities in cross-border financial...

    9. January 17, 2016

      US interest rate swaps trading rules ‘fragment’ global market

      New rules governing interest rate swaps trading in the US on electronic venues have increased liquidity and saved tens...

    10. January 14, 2016

      Goldman in $5.1bn mortgage-backed securities settlement

      Goldman Sachs has reached a $5.1bn settlement with the US government and other agencies for mis-selling mortgage-backed...

    11. January 14, 2016

      A tax break that Wall Street cannot defend

      Voters’ anger at Wall Street has produced a rare point of cross-party consensus in the US presidential race: on the...

    12. January 14, 2016

      EU and US close in on derivatives oversight agreement

      The EU and US are closing in on a deal to close a gap in financial markets regulation that traders have warned could...

    13. January 14, 2016

      US Treasury to track cash buyers of prime real estate

      The US Treasury has launched a test programme to track all-cash buyers of high-end real estate in New York and Miami,...

    14. January 13, 2016

      Cartel fines in US and China rise to record levels

      Antitrust fines in the US and China surged last year to record levels, but could not buoy the rest of world, which saw...

    15. January 13, 2016

      MetLife unveils break-up plan

      MetLife has unveiled a plan to break itself up, warning that a move by US authorities to hit the life insurer with...

    16. January 11, 2016

      Volkswagen hopes catalytic converter will help repair vehicles

      Volkswagen has devised a new catalytic converter that could fix the majority of the cars in the US affected by the...

    17. January 6, 2016

      DoJ investigates traders over debt-market rigging

      Credit Suisse, Crédit Agricole and Nomura are among multiple banks being investigated for possible manipulation of the...

    18. January 6, 2016

      Banks cheer demise of US accounting ‘abomination’ ahead of results

      Jamie Dimon, chairman and chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, once denounced the 2007 accounting rule as “one of the...

    19. January 6, 2016

      US liquidity reform plans spark debate

      US investment managers are calling on the Securities and Exchange Commission to water down a controversial proposal to...

    20. January 6, 2016

      Bernie Sanders outlines plan to dismantle big banks

      Bernie Sanders stepped up his anti-bank rhetoric on Tuesday, prompting the campaign of Hillary Clinton, the frontrunner...

    21. December 30, 2015

      New normality for banks leaves system exposed

      Western policymakers took big strides in 2015 towards returning the global financial system to some kind of normality....

    22. Lawrence Summers

      December 29, 2015

      The Fed and financial reform

      Bernie Sanders had an oped in the New York Times on Fed reform last week that provides an opportunity to reflect on the...

    23. December 24, 2015

      Japanese bank chief warns over stricter US merger rules

      Plans by Japan’s largest financial groups for a new round of US-focused acquisitions risk being thrown off course in...

    24. December 21, 2015

      City bankers ready to walk if bonus disappoints, survey finds

      A growing number of City bankers are telling their managers they will quit if their pay expectations are not met, in a...

    25. December 20, 2015

      Derivatives regulation spat nears Transatlantic detente

      A transatlantic dispute that has left a glaring gap in global financial regulation is on course to be resolved in 2016...

    26. December 19, 2015

      More time for US regulators to weigh up IEX application

      US regulators are getting another three months to weigh the hotly debated efforts of IEX, the US trading venue at the...

    27. December 15, 2015

      New blow to Halliburton-Baker Hughes deal

      Halliburton, the US oil services group, has been forced to delay for a second time its planned $26bn acquisition of...

    28. December 13, 2015

      Regulatory changes force investment banks into ‘capital light’ activities

      The wave of regulation that sprung from the financial crisis has pushed investment banks further and further away from...

    29. December 13, 2015

      Rising costs fuel interest in developing shared resources

      Banks can sometimes be remarkably inefficient. Few of them have traditionally been as adept at sharing resources,...

    30. December 13, 2015

      Start-ups erode traditional bank activities

      Significant change is sweeping through the banking industry as new technologies, competitors, leadership, regulations...

    31. December 9, 2015

      Former BoE deputy Sir Paul Tucker to chair US advocacy group

      Paul Tucker, the former Bank of England deputy governor, has vowed to use his new role as chair of a regulatory...

    32. December 6, 2015

      Calstrs under pressure to reveal private equity fees

      Calstrs, the second-largest US public pension plan, is under growing pressure to end its silence regarding unreported...

    33. December 2, 2015

      HKMA bans staff from referring associates

      Hong Kong’s banking watchdog has banned staff from referring associates to regulated groups after a top official was...

    34. November 30, 2015

      Federal Reserve limits emergency lending powers

      The Federal Reserve’s authority to provide emergency loans to financial institutions during a crisis will be curbed...

    35. November 29, 2015

      Large US companies fail to disclose climate change risk

      Boeing, General Electric and Procter & Gamble are among a number of large US companies that have been accused of...

    36. November 23, 2015

      VW admits second illegal device in 85,000 Audi engines

      Audi has conceded that the engines in a further 85,000 cars from the Volkswagen group contained an illegal defeat...

    37. November 20, 2015

      Fierce debate over challenger trading venue

      “Look out, we’re coming” has long been the message from IEX Group, the upstart US equity trading venue at the heart of...

    38. November 19, 2015

      SEC calls for new rules for dark pools

      US regulators are calling for dark pools and other alternative trading systems to provide more information on how they...

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