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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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,...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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,...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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,...

    22. June 29, 2015

      SEC fines KKR nearly $30m over ‘broken’ buyout charges

      KKR is to pay nearly $30m to settle charges by the US Securities and Exchange Commission that it failed to disclose...

    23. June 28, 2015

      US authorities in crackdown on “rent-a-tribe” payday lenders

      Authorities in the US are stepping up a fight against “rent-a-tribe” payday lenders, which set up on Indian...

    24. June 28, 2015

      NY bank watchdog sinks teeth into Isdafix rigging

      New York’s banking regulator is probing an emerging benchmark trading scandal relating to the suspected manipulation of...

    25. June 25, 2015

      Optiver pays $17m to settle oil manipulation suit

      Optiver, one of the world’s largest high frequency traders, has finalised a $16.75m settlement with a group of...

    26. June 24, 2015

      US futures regulator in call to tackle industry ‘culture problem’

      A senior US regulator has advocated taking a page from the UK and passing a new rule tightening governance of...

    27. June 23, 2015

      Regulators push to sever link between research and trading

      Of the 40 or so research analysts who have covered tech company Twitter in 2015, only two houses have written sell...

    28. June 21, 2015

      Banks ‘deserve what they get’, says regulator

      Banks “deserve what they get,” one of the world’s top regulators has said, in a salvo against the industry as it begins...

    29. June 21, 2015

      More asset managers become shadow banks

      The number of asset managers lending directly to companies in the US and Europe has more than doubled in the past two...

    30. June 18, 2015

      SEC endorses UK rules on banker accountability

      One of the most powerful US regulators has endorsed UK rules that will hold senior managers of financial firms to...

    31. June 17, 2015

      US banks to unveil stress test findings

      Dozens of midsized banks in the US have begun to report on how they would cope in the event of a severe shock to the...

    32. June 14, 2015

      Financial regulators target high-profile cases

      Financial watchdogs across three continents are targeting fewer, high-profile cases to levy ever-larger fines, despite...

    33. June 8, 2015

      CLOs: retention wall

      Two ways to kill a dangerous market: choke off supply or choke off demand. US companies have had little trouble...

    34. June 8, 2015

      Banks’ post-crisis legal costs hit $300bn

      The total cost of litigation aimed at a group of the biggest global banks since 2010 has broken the £200bn ($306bn)...

    35. June 4, 2015

      Niche bank drawn into global Fifa scandal

      Payments under scrutiny in the corruption investigations rocking Fifa at times made up almost a quarter of all deposits...

    36. June 2, 2015

      US senator Elizabeth Warren accuses SEC boss of weakness

      Liberal discontent over the Securities and Exchange Commission has burst into the open with Elizabeth Warren, a US...

    37. June 1, 2015

      Stanley Fischer pushes for harsher banker penalties

      A top Federal Reserve official has called for bankers guilty of wrongdoing to be punished individually as he warned...

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