Institutional & Investment Banking

FIA SmartBrief

Global coverage of futures and options news

FIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Futures Industry Association

CFTC's O'Malia to become CEO of ISDA

7/23/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The
  • Financial Times (tiered subscription model)

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association announced that Scott O'Malia, a Republican member of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, will succeed ISDA CEO Robert Pickel. O'Malia's last d… Read More

GFMA SmartBrief

Securities, global capital markets and financial services news

GFMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

Europe's leveraged-loan market prompts concerns

7/24/2014

  • Financial Times (tiered subscription model)

Credit rating agencies and analysts are monitoring indications that Europe's leveraged-loan market is reviving, as concerns mount about central banks' easing of monetary policy. Read More

ISDA dailyLead

News and information about derivatives markets

ISDA dailyLead

Published in partnership with: International Swaps and Derivatives Association

Bank delves into total-return swaps

7/22/2014

  • Financial Times (tiered subscription model)

Goldman Sachs plans to sell as much as €10 billion in total-return swaps, which give investors exposure without a big asset commitment. The derivative type is sweeping Wall Street. Read More

NYSSA SmartBrief

Wall Street and economic news

NYSSA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: New York Society of Security Analysts

Deutsche Bank cited by N.Y. Fed over U.S. financial reports

7/23/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Deutsche Bank was faulted in a December letter from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York for inaccurate and unreliable financial reports, according to sources cited by The New York Times. Deutsche Ban… Read More

SIFMA SmartBrief

News on capital markets, wealth management and the financial services industry

SIFMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

GAO reportedly to release study of big banks' funding

7/23/2014

  • AmericanBanker.com (free registration)

Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and David Vitter, R-La., have requested a report from the Government Accountability Office about large banks' possible funding advantages. The report is expected to be rel… Read More

SIFMA SmartBrief: Operations and Technology Edition

Operations and technology news specific to securities firms, banks and asset managers

SIFMA SmartBrief: Operations and Technology Edition

Published in partnership with: SIFMA

Commentary: Why financial firms should fear "watering hole" attacks

7/16/2014

  • Bank Systems & Technology

No matter how robust your organization's network, it's likely still vulnerable to "watering hole" attacks, which involve hackers targeting "industry-spanning" vulnerabilities in third-party sites and … Read More

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief

Global financial markets and investment news

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief

Published in partnership with: CFA Institute

Surge in Australian inflation surprises experts

7/23/2014

  • Bloomberg

Australia's core inflation rate climbed 0.8% in the second quarter compared with Q1, topping a 0.6% median forecast of 25 economists. The increase could become a problem for the central bank, which wa… Read More

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief: Asia Pacific Edition

The latest Asia Pacific investment news and trends

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief: Asia Pacific Edition

Published in partnership with: CFA Institute

As Australia stock market shrinks, opportunities may grow

7/23/2014

  • Bloomberg

Buybacks, acquisitions and delistings will shrink Australia's stock market by as much as AU$2 billion this year, according to Credit Suisse. And analysts say the contraction may be positive for equiti… Read More

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Credit market news

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers

ECB to reveal key data of eurozone's leading banks

7/22/2014

  • Reuters

Key data on the eurozone's leading banks will be disclosed and banks will be given two weeks to produce plans to address shortcomings when the European Central Bank winds up its stress tests in Octobe… Read More

Toigo SmartBrief

News stories on diversity leadership and talent and development issues affecting the financial services community

Toigo SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Robert Toigo Foundation

Experts: People-focused element is important in diverse recruiting

7/13/2014

  • TalentMgt.com

Technological solutions are harnessing algorithms that aim to improve diversity, but some firms are also employing a people-focused recruiting strategy. "We'd be silly not to use the technology that's… Read More

IIA SmartBrief

Internal audit news

IIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Institute of Internal Auditors

Inaugural meeting to troubleshoot revenue recognition

7/16/2014

  • Compliance Week

The Transition Resource Group, a Financial Accounting Standards Board and International Accounting Standards Board joint body, will meet Friday for the first time to begin to troubleshoot implementati… Read More

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Follow the trends in Investment Management

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Poliwogg

Poliwogg founder addresses accredited-investor standards

7/22/2014

Jeff Feldman, founder of Poliwogg, takes issue with a recommendation that the Securities and Exchange Commission raise accredited-investor standards. He argues that the guiding principle behind the "b… Read More

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

News about finance and corporate risk management

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

CFTC's O'Malia announces resignation

7/21/2014

  • Reuters
  • Bloomberg
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Scott O'Malia, a member of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, plans to step down Aug. 8. "While I find this position to be professionally fulfilling, I believe it is time to pursue other o… Read More