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    1. January 23, 2015

      Anshu Jain in Davos regulation clash with Jack Lew and Mark Carney

      Anshu Jain, chief executive of Deutsche Bank, has clashed with Jack Lew, US Treasury secretary, and Mark Carney, governor of...

    2. January 23, 2015

      US considers delay to OTC swap rules

      The US is studying whether to give banks more time to adhere to rules that would require them to set aside margin for swaps...

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    1. January 21, 2015

      BlackRock and MarketAxess target Europe

      BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, has brought its corporate bond trading venture with MarketAxess to Europe to...

    2. January 21, 2015

      S&P in $77m mortgage securities settlement with the SEC

      Standard & Poor’s, the largest credit rating agency, was misrepresenting the rigour and conservatism of its ratings on...

    3. January 15, 2015

      Regulators urged not to waive Credit Suisse penalty

      Allowing Credit Suisse to continue advising retirement funds after it pleaded guilty to tax evasion charges would reward the...

    4. January 15, 2015

      Regulators test the universal banking model

      In 1991, US Treasury secretary Nicholas Brady pointed to a chart showing that the US had slipped from having the world’s...

    5. January 14, 2015

      Republican assault on Dodd-Frank act intensifies

      Republicans are intensifying an assault on the Dodd-Frank financial reform act in the second week of a new Congress with the...

    6. January 13, 2015

      Fed gives RBS waiver on foreign bank rules

      Royal Bank of Scotland has been granted a waiver by the Federal Reserve from onerous new rules for foreign banks with more...

    7. January 12, 2015

      US banks call for action on clearing houses

      US banks have urged Jack Lew, the US Treasury secretary, to take action to shore up clearing houses, arguing that the likes...

    8. January 8, 2015

      US still the dominant superpower in derivatives trade

      Like two cold war superpowers, US derivatives exchanges CME Group and Intercontinental Exchange are turning asset classes...

    9. January 6, 2015

      Finra to investigate US bond trading

      A top regulator for the US brokerage industry said it would begin examining the bond market, including the operations of...

    10. January 6, 2015

      Global fines for price-fixing hit $5.3bn record high

      Fines meted out to companies for price-fixing reached a record high in 2014, as antitrust authorities cracked down on...

    11. January 1, 2015

      Europe’s best days on the internet could lie ahead

      “Don’t get mad, get even,” advised Robert F Kennedy. European governments have been doing both in response to the threat of...

    12. January 1, 2015

      Bank shares: a story of lost trust

      Higher interest rates: a delicious prospect for US banks and their investors. Whenever they come (as they must at some...

    13. January 1, 2015

      Bank resolution: marriage before divorce

      Rescuing a failing relationship is hard; long-distance ones are especially tricky. Global banks learnt this during the...

    14. December 18, 2014

      Regulator eases bitcoin licence burden

      New York’s top bank regulator smoothed the way for bitcoin start-ups as he gave them more time to meet the country’s first...

    15. December 16, 2014

      Alstom nears $700m DoJ bribery settlement

      Alstom is nearing a deal with the US Department of Justice to pay about $700m to settle foreign bribery charges in relation...

    16. December 15, 2014

      Dodd-Frank under fire in trading case

      A new law against placing and quickly cancelling bid orders to sway others to trade was “hopelessly vague” and prosecutors...

    17. December 15, 2014

      Bankers, like alcoholics, must first admit they have a problem

      They really can’t help it, can they? Like alcoholics in a liquor store, the investment banks cannot resist an illicit swig...

    18. December 14, 2014

      US appeals court ruling could weaken insider dealing cases

      Some defendants who pleaded guilty in an alleged insider trading scheme could be found innocent after a US appeals court...

    19. December 14, 2014

      Too big to resist: Wall Street’s comeback

      When Washington is on the brink, who has the clout to persuade legislators to keep government open? The obvious answer is...

    20. December 12, 2014

      Bankers will fail to win back trust with tragedy analogies

      Up until this week, banking analyst Ian Gordon was best known in the City of London for firing off rapid response notes...

    21. December 11, 2014

      NY regulator probing Barclays and Deutsche over forex algorithms

      New York’s top banking regulator is investigating whether Barclays and Deutsche Bank used algorithms to manipulate foreign...

    22. December 11, 2014

      Fed’s capital drive tests business model at US banks

      Jamie Dimon has long laid claim to a “fortress balance sheet”. Even before he ran JPMorgan Chase, as chief executive of Bank...

    23. December 10, 2014

      Investec apologises for ‘I can’t breathe’ headline on research note

      Investec, the Anglo-South African bank, has apologised for publishing a research note headlined “I can’t breathe” — the...

    24. December 10, 2014

      NY bank regulator steps up online security demands

      Barclays, Deutsche Bank, Standard Chartered and other banks will face tougher scrutiny for their cyber security procedures...

    25. December 10, 2014

      US extends StanChart probation period by three years

      The US has extended the period that Standard Chartered will be subject to intense scrutiny to ensure it complies with...

    26. December 9, 2014

      JPMorgan faces $22bn capital hole under new Fed rules

      JPMorgan Chase has a $22bn capital hole under new rules proposed by the Federal Reserve on Tuesday, a blow to a bank which...

    27. December 4, 2014

      US should consider tougher clearing rules

      The US should consider fresh rules that prohibit clearing houses from pushing any losses from their failure on to pensioners...

    28. December 4, 2014

      Bankruptcy beyond borders

      In financial restructurings, the US has an important asset. Its bankruptcy code allows companies a degree of protection and...

    29. December 2, 2014

      Obama climate plan divides business

      The Obama administration’s environmental policy is deepening divisions between big businesses on climate change, mirroring...

    30. December 2, 2014

      Autonomy founder to call in US regulators

      Autonomy/HP feud Autonomy founder Mike Lynch plans to ask US regulators to investigate evidence that he believes shows...

    31. November 27, 2014

      US financial advisers resist regulators on pensions rule

      US financial advisers and investment providers are battling consumer protection rules they say could disrupt the way more...

    32. November 24, 2014

      Wireless spectrum auction: carrier on

      T-Mobile and its boss John Legere have the snappy lines and pink T-shirts. AT&T and Verizon have the cash. The importance of...

    33. November 23, 2014

      Climate change for tax havens as compliance is enforced

      The quiet conversations that take place in the tastefully furnished offices of private banks have an extra edge of late. The...

    34. November 23, 2014

      Private placement option for US money market funds

      Several large managers of money market funds in the US are believed to be considering launching private funds that would...

    35. November 20, 2014

      Fed asks whether it is too close to banks

      The Federal Reserve board is conducting a major review of how the regulator and its reserve banks supervise large financial...

    36. November 20, 2014

      CFTC warns EU rules may force tighter US derivatives regulation

      The US may be forced into tougher regulation on benchmarks as planned stringent European rules may shut out the region’s...

    37. November 20, 2014

      US retail groups shop at home rather than abroad

      As America’s retailers prepare for their busiest period of the year, there is one item unlikely to be in stock:...

    38. November 20, 2014

      Goldman fires staff for alleged NY Fed breach

      Goldman Sachs has fired an investment banker who allegedly accessed confidential information from the Federal Reserve Bank...

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