Institutional & Investment Banking

FIA SmartBrief

Global coverage of futures and options news

FIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Futures Industry Association

CFTC, FERC experience shakeup among members

8/26/2014

  • Risk.net (subscription required)

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission have seen a changing of the guard among their members over the past couple of months. Read More

GFMA SmartBrief

Securities, global capital markets and financial services news

GFMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

Hedge funds sue BNY Mellon over Argentine bond interest

8/26/2014

  • Bloomberg
  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Bank of New York Mellon faces a lawsuit in London brought by a group of hedge funds holding €1.3 billion in Argentine debt. The group is seeking to force BNY Mellon, which is handling payments to Ar… Read More

ISDA dailyLead

News and information about derivatives markets

ISDA dailyLead

Published in partnership with: International Swaps and Derivatives Association

Muni bonds likely excluded from bank-liquidity safeguard

8/25/2014

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

U.S. regulators are scheduled to complete a liquidity rule for banks next week. The rule likely won't consider municipal bonds as high-quality assets, so they wouldn't count toward the requirement, so… Read More

NYSSA SmartBrief

Wall Street and economic news

NYSSA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: New York Society of Security Analysts

Brooklyn manufacturer to relocate to N.J.

8/26/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

The manufacturing company AP&G, which has been in Brooklyn, N.Y., for more than 60 years, plans to move to New Jersey. The firm, which makes Catchmaster brand adhesives, will get more than $11 million… 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

U.S. banks' loan-loss reserves decreased in Q2

8/25/2014

  • ABA Banking Journal online

Loan-loss reserves at U.S. banks declined to nearly 1.6% of average total loans in the second quarter, as financial institutions responded to a drop in net charge-offs. Reserves have fallen since 2010… 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

Banks reportedly face scrutiny on failure to see in-house risks

8/21/2014

  • Reuters

Some of the biggest global banks have not fully understood and addressed worrisome in-house risks, prompting U.S. regulators to warn them to address the issue or face greater scrutiny, sources said. B… Read More

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief

Global financial markets and investment news

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief

Published in partnership with: CFA Institute

Alibaba IPO to reshape tech portfolios

8/26/2014

  • Reuters

A major reshuffling of tech-related portfolios is underway as investors look to add shares of Chinese e-retailer Alibaba Group Holding on, and after, its initial public offering as early as next month… 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

Gauge reveals U.S. consumers are most upbeat since 2007

8/26/2014

  • Reuters

U.S. consumer confidence has risen this month to its highest point since 2007, although the outlook for months ahead is down. The private Conference Board index reflected brighter attitudes about an i… Read More

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Credit market news

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers

South Africa's experience with internal versus standard models

8/25/2014

  • Risk.net (subscription required)

There are several parallels between the way insurers governed by Solvency II are dealing with the use of models to calculate regulatory capital and similar events in South Africa. The experiences in b… 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

How to thrive when co-workers don't speak the same language

8/15/2014

  • Glass Hammer blog, The

Diverse, multinational workforces can bring linguistic challenges, writes Cathie Ericson. It's helpful to make it clear which language a meeting will be held in and to be sensitive to the potential po… Read More

IIA SmartBrief

Internal audit news

IIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Institute of Internal Auditors

Expert: Strong financial controls help credit unions stop internal fraud

8/20/2014

  • Credit Union Times

Having a robust system of checks and balances is one key way for credit unions to avoid embezzlement and other types of internal fraud, says Chris Marquet of Marquet International. "That means credit … Read More

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Follow the trends in Investment Management

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Poliwogg

"Crowdfunding Your Venture: Promise, Progress and Peril"- August 27, 2014- Los Angeles, CA

8/20/2014

This event takes a look at crowdfunding and its potential to accelerate projects and new ventures. The JOBS Act of 2012 brings promise for equity funding new ventures and this year, hundreds of equity… Read More

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

News about finance and corporate risk management

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

SEC data show increase in regulatory assets

8/25/2014

  • Bloomberg Brief

The Securities and Exchange Commission says that regulatory assets under management at funds registered with the agency reached $8.9 trillion during the 12-month period that ended in May 2014, up from… Read More