New legislation means more study and rule-makings needed, creating operational risks for banks
US bank receives the largest fine the SEC has ever imposed on a financial entity
Regulators should consider liquidity when deciding which over-the-counter derivatives should be cleared, say market participants
Banks could lose margins and competitive edge as a result of derivatives reforms in Dodd-Frank Act
Financial reform legislation passes in the US Senate, as focus turns to the complex issue of implementation
Goldman pays $550 million to settle charges of misleading customers on Abacus CDO
Shell Gas Direct’s chief tells Energy Risk that major end-users’ credit worthiness will be one of four major challenges for industrial and commercial users in the next few years
ETFs were particularly badly hit during the flash crash that hit the US stock market on 6 May. This occured due to withdrawal of liquidity from the market and the industry is now working to prevent a repeat.
OTS and OCC light-touch supervision grew bank assessment fees but fed institutional collapses
Contrasting regulation for buyers and issuers of bank paper is adding to stress in funding markets.
Despite a last-minute hitch, the final text of ambitious financial regulatory reform legislation was agreed last month, which would hand supervisors sweeping new powers over financial institutions. But are regulators equipped for their new responsibilities?...
With the Commodity Futures Trading Commission poised to implement position limits in energy markets, how will a dramatic expansion of the regulator’s power affect those plans? By John Ferry
Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) will fall under new circuit breaker rules.
Analysts declare Talf a success but say consumer ABS growth could be hampered by regulatory and accounting uncertainty
Heated debate and vote interruptions slow the reconciliation process
With the US set to unveil the largest set of financial regulation reforms of the past 30 years, Lianna Brinded reports from Houston, Texas, on how these changes will effect the energy and commodities industry.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission filed a lawsuit against Goldman Sachs in April, alleging it had misled clients by not disclosing that a major hedge fund had helped select the underlying assets in a collateralised debt obligation and was planning...
A 10% move in a stock price would trigger a pause in trading to prevent sudden falls
CFTC commissioner says Lincoln's proposal to ban federal support for swaps might not fly
SEC civil action could prompt deluge of shareholder actions