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      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 properly...

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    1. 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 reservations to...

    2. 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 US...

    3. 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 investors...

    4. 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 derivatives...

    5. 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 notes on...

    6. 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 to...

    7. 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 years,...

    8. 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 account...

    9. 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 system,...

    10. 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...

    11. 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 obtaining...

    12. 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) barrier,...

    13. 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 at a...

    14. 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 senator,...

    15. 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 that the...

    16. FT Alphaville

      June 1, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. Shadow banks win share, manufacturing activity slows, American socialism’s day in...

    17. May 31, 2015

      Top US fund managers attack regulators

      US fund managers have launched a new attack on global regulators as they fight a rearguard action against possible rules...

    18. FT Alphaville

      May 26, 2015

      The mysterious decline in the number of US public companies

      A new paper from Craig Doidge, G Andrew Karolyi, and René M Stulz investigates the reasons why the number of publicly listed...

    19. May 26, 2015

      Deutsche Bank fined for misstating value of derivatives

      The Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday that Deutsche Bank made material misstatements about a giant...

    20. May 24, 2015

      US regulator gets tough on asset managers’ shadow banking

      Asset managers will have to make unprecedented disclosures about their so-called “shadow banking” activities as part of new...

    21. May 22, 2015

      NY regulator raises spectre of further forex penalties for banks

      Wall Street banks risk new penalties over their rigging of foreign exchange markets, as New York’s banking regulator...

    22. May 21, 2015

      Dodd-Frank Senate reform tussle ends in stalemate

      Republicans and Democrats failed to find common ground on revising post-crisis financial reforms at a crucial meeting on...

    23. FT Alphaville

      May 21, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. Don’t expect that rate rise anytime soon. Minutes from the latest Federal Reserve...

    24. May 20, 2015

      CFTC takes aim at Isdafix manipulation with Barclays case

      Barclays has become the first bank to be fined in the long-running investigation into alleged manipulation of US interest...

    25. May 20, 2015

      Benjamin Lawsky leaves DFS to set up his own firm

      Benjamin Lawsky, the New York banking regulator who became one of Wall Street’s toughest critics, will leave government in...

    26. May 20, 2015

      EU to extend deadline on derivatives rules

      The European Commission is expected to extend a key deadline for harmonising its derivatives rules with US regulators, vital...

    27. May 20, 2015

      UBS to pay $545m to US authorities over forex and Libor scandals

      UBS will pay a total of $545m to US authorities to settle allegations that arose in an investigation into the rigging of...

    28. May 19, 2015

      Regulators warn of cyber threat to financial stability

      US regulators are increasingly concerned about the threat that cyber attacks pose to financial stability after assaults on...

    29. May 14, 2015

      US ‘superior’ to Europe on futures margin

      The head of the main US derivatives regulator on Thursday launched a passionate defence of its rules, describing European...

    30. May 14, 2015

      How savvy asset managers can fend off the regulators

      When US politicians wanted to court voters after the global financial crisis, they knew who to attack: the “fat-cat bankers”...

    31. May 14, 2015

      Rising tide of financial regulation washes over recalcitrant boards

      Nearly half of the world’s biggest financial institutions are still not doing enough at board level to address risk...

    32. May 13, 2015

      Morgan Stanley admits to reporting lapses

      Morgan Stanley misled investors over the scale of its short positions for more than six years, according to the US Financial...

    33. May 12, 2015

      Senate committee chair plans to wind back bank rules

      The Senate banking committee chairman has proposed the biggest rolling back of financial regulatory reform since the 2008...

    34. May 12, 2015

      Small US banks’ shares ahead of larger rivals

      Shares in the biggest US banks are lagging behind their smaller counterparts so far this year as investors await the start...

    35. May 12, 2015

      Nomura exits swaps clearing for US and European customers

      Nomura has become the latest mid-tier investment bank to abandon a key part of its derivatives services for customers in...

    36. May 12, 2015

      US Federal Reserve faces heightened scrutiny from Congress

      The US Federal Reserve would be forced to explain its monetary policy decisions to Congress in unprecedented detail under a...

    37. May 11, 2015

      Court finds Nomura and RBS misled investors

      A US judge ruled that Nomura and Royal Bank of Scotland had misled investors in mortgage-backed securities, the first court...

    38. May 11, 2015

      Wall St lobbyists fight retirement advice clampdown

      Wall Street lobbyists are seeking to shape a rule that threatens to overturn the $7.4tn-in-assets retirement savings...

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