Financial Regulation

SEC Gets High-Frequency Hug From Industry

June 9, 2014

Given the choice between battling criminal investigators or answering to an experienced regulator who disputes claims the stock market is broken, it’s no surprise who traders are cozying up to. U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Jo White yesterday disclosed plans to bolster oversight of high-frequency traders and examine secretive private platforms known

Number of FDIC-Insured Problem, Failed Banks Drop in March 2014

June 2, 2014

The number of problem institutions — those viewed by regulators as being at heightened risk of failure — continued to drop to 411 in the quarter ended March 31 from 467 in the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2013, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. said in its quarterly banking report. Five banks failed in

Accounting Disclosures Top ’13 EEA Enforcement Cases

June 2, 2014

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EU Weighs Proprietary Trading Ban From 2018

January 17, 2014

The largest banks in the European Union would face a “narrowly” defined ban on proprietary trading from 2018 under draft plans by Michel Barnier, the EU’s financial services chief. Read More