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    1. April 29, 2016

      Too many boardrooms display a ‘conspiracy against the public’

      On a cool May morning in 2006 a group of garishly dressed people preceded by a small camel paraded across London’s...

    2. April 27, 2016

      US renews push for monitoring equity market

      US regulators are renewing their ambitious push for a vast computer system to monitor the $23tn US stock market in real...

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    1. FT 400 Top Financial Advisers

      There appears to be no shortage of worries for American investors in 2016. Recent mark...
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      Lenders are dealing with sweeping changes as investment banks change business models t...
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    1. Fast FT

      April 27, 2016

      US renews push for vast equity audit trail

      US regulators are renewing a push for a vast computer system to monitor the entire $23tn stock market in realtime, one...

    2. April 22, 2016

      Investment banks can endure tougher times

      If Goldman Sachs is suffering, the investment banking business cannot be in prime condition. Goldman’s profits for the...

    3. April 21, 2016

      US finance professionals face fresh pay crackdown

      Thousands of US finance professionals from Wall Street traders to brokers and investment bankers face new restrictions...

    4. April 19, 2016

      Wells Fargo approved as ‘primary dealer’ for US Treasury debt

      Wells Fargo has become the first bank to be approved as one of the “primary dealers” responsible for underwriting the...

    5. Fast FT

      April 18, 2016

      US regulators move to heighten hedge fund scrutiny

      The US will subject hedge funds to heightened scrutiny as regulators concerned about potential threats to financial...

    6. April 13, 2016

      Bank living wills: Citigroup leads the pack

      It has been so long since the financial crisis that Citigroup has emerged as a model institution. Perhaps the...

    7. April 13, 2016

      US rejects ‘living wills’ of five banks

      Five big US banks including JPMorgan Chase and Bank of America have been warned by regulators to reform or face harsh...

    8. Fast FT

      April 13, 2016

      EU-US data protection deal challenged

      European data protection authorities have expressed doubts about key features of a crucial new data transfer agreement...

    9. April 12, 2016

      Complexity, not size, is the real danger in banking

      Poor Bernie Sanders. How can you expect to become US president if you are not familiar with the relative spheres of...

    10. April 11, 2016

      Goldman pays $5.1bn to settle MBS mis-selling

      Goldman Sachs has inked a $5.1bn settlement with US authorities over mis-sold mortgage-backed securities, in a final...

    11. April 11, 2016

      General Electric to float Czech banking business

      General Electric plans to float its Czech banking business as the US conglomerate continues its push to dispose of...

    12. April 10, 2016

      Apple cash move will not end EU tax probe

      The European Union’s competition commissioner has said that its probe into Apple’s tax deals with Ireland would...

    13. April 10, 2016

      US lawyers in mini-exodus to London as DoJ lengthens reach

      As the long arm of US law enforcement grows longer, it is driving another transatlantic push: a mini-exodus of former...

    14. April 8, 2016

      Offshore banking business, international crime!

      Offshore banking business, international crime! Offshore Banking Business, happening all the time! It’s not an idle...

    15. April 8, 2016

      US government to challenge MetLife ‘too big to fail’ decision

      The Obama administration is to launch a legal fightback after a federal court found it had acted unlawfully by deeming...

    16. April 7, 2016

      US politics is closing the door on free trade

      Donald Trump wants to slap punitive tariffs on China. Hillary Clinton opposes the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership...

    17. April 7, 2016

      M&A deals worth $370bn torpedoed by Obama administration

      US companies have abandoned $370bn of large deals since President Barack Obama came into power in 2009, after...

    18. April 7, 2016

      JPMorgan chief Dimon warns on dangers of undermining US banks

      Jamie Dimon, chairman and chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, has mounted a defence of the biggest US banks, saying...

    19. April 6, 2016

      Collapse of $160bn Pfizer and Allergan merger shocks corporate US

      The collapse of Pfizer’s $160bn merger with Allergan on Wednesday brought the total value of abandoned deals this year...

    20. April 6, 2016

      US makes concessions on retirement advice fees

      The investment industry has wrung a series of concessions from the Obama administration in new rules that the White...

    21. April 5, 2016

      US crackdown on inversions came ‘out of left field’

      For the past couple of years, President Barack Obama has been accused of failing to prevent US companies from...

    22. April 5, 2016

      Tax inversions: what the new rules mean

      What’s been announced? On Monday, the US Treasury said it was taking additional steps to “rein in inversions” —...

    23. April 4, 2016

      European banks face US capital hit unless rules converge

      European banks may be forced to hold another $5bn of regulatory capital to trade equity options in the US unless...

    24. April 4, 2016

      Hedge funds fight for $500m slice of BofA mortgage settlement

      Two hedge funds run by former Goldman Sachs traders are fighting for a $500m slice of Bank of America’s much-delayed...

    25. April 4, 2016

      MetLife ruling a spur to give Financial Stability Board teeth

      Judge Rosemary Collyer has form. The US district court judge, who last Wednesday rescinded regulators’ “systemically...

    26. April 3, 2016

      SEC investigates ex-JPMorgan debt traders

      The top US securities watchdog has launched an investigation into government debt trades made by two former JPMorgan...

    27. April 3, 2016

      Big banks on edge as US stress-test deadline looms

      For some of the world’s biggest banks, the most important regulatory event of the year is about to begin once more. By...

    28. April 1, 2016

      Fed gives green light on banks’ US muni bond holdings

      US regulators have bowed to pressure from the financial industry and allowed banks to use high-quality debt issued...

    29. April 1, 2016

      Dangers would lurk within an appeal against MetLife ruling

      US insurer MetLife is celebrating a big victory this week. It convinced a federal judge that US regulators acted...

    30. March 31, 2016

      GE Capital looks to shed ‘too big to fail’ status

      GE Capital has told US authorities that it wants to be struck off the list of “too-big-to-fail” financial institutions,...

    31. March 31, 2016

      MetLife ruling vindicates lonely decision to fight

      US finance chiefs often grumble about the tough rules imposed by the Dodd-Frank reforms that followed the 2008 crisis....

    32. March 30, 2016

      Financial adviser Todd Feltz owes his success to timing

      Todd Feltz says he owes his success to timing. The adviser, who oversees $1.8bn in clients’ funds, founded Feltz...

    33. Fast FT

      March 29, 2016

      US consumer watchdog sues VW over emissions scandal

      Volkswagen’s legal troubles in the US have deepened once more as the government’s top consumer watchdog has filed a...

    34. March 28, 2016

      Rules to recoup US bank bonuses need tightening

      Since the financial crisis, shareholders and regulators have taken aim at pay and bonuses. They have identified...

    35. March 25, 2016

      Week in Review, March 26

      A round-up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Telecom Italia ousting raising...

    36. March 25, 2016

      Profit metrics: the adjustment bureau

      Put on all the sauce you want. If the food is rotten, you will get sick. In recent months, more scrutiny has been...

    37. March 24, 2016

      Fear and regulatory loathing makes America the top tax haven

      Fear and regulatory pressure is pushing the globalised rich to bring tens or even hundreds of billions of portfolio...

    38. March 23, 2016

      Grassley warns on ChemChina-Syngenta deal

      A $44bn Chinese bid for Swiss seeds and chemicals group Syngenta has come under fire from an influential US lawmaker...

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