Institutional & Investment Banking

FIA SmartBrief

Global coverage of futures and options news

FIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Futures Industry Association

TMX aims to keep HFT in check, streamline trading

10/24/2014

  • Financial Times (tiered subscription model)

Canadian exchange operator TMX Group said it will take steps to curtail predatory high-frequency trading, streamline trades and prevent the shifting of trading to the U.S. Read More

GFMA SmartBrief

Securities, global capital markets and financial services news

GFMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

BoE lays out plans for handling failing banks

10/24/2014

  • Bloomberg Businessweek
  • Telegraph (London) (tiered subscription model), The

The Bank of England has unveiled proposals that answer many questions about how the central bank would deal with a failing bank. A bank failure should be treated no differently from the collapse of an… Read More

ISDA dailyLead

News and information about derivatives markets

ISDA dailyLead

Published in partnership with: International Swaps and Derivatives Association

Buy side calls for SEF anonymity

10/24/2014

  • Risk.net (subscription required)

Buy-side executives have called for their identities to be withheld when trading in central limit order books offered by swap-execution facilities. Some SEFs disclose the names of counterparties after… Read More

NYSSA SmartBrief

Wall Street and economic news

NYSSA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: New York Society of Security Analysts

Doors set to open at One World Trade Center

10/24/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

One World Trade Center is scheduled to open on Nov. 3, but there won't be a ceremony right away. Representatives of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which is developing the property, sai… 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

How to use social media to attract clients

10/24/2014

  • OnWallStreet.com

Michael Lock, president of Hearsay Social, offered attendees of the SIFMA Social Media Conference four tips on how to use social media to stay relevant -- be findable on multiple social media sites, b… 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

SEC looks at advisors' cybersecurity for client accounts

10/23/2014

  • Financial-Planning.com

The Securities and Exchange Commission is giving much attention to security measures that financial advisors use to protect clients' accounts from cyberattacks. The agency has issued a sample document… Read More

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief

Global financial markets and investment news

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief

Published in partnership with: CFA Institute

Asian-Pacific markets end week mixed

10/24/2014

  • CNBC

Asian-Pacific markets were mixed Friday. Japan's Nikkei 225 added 1%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index slid 0.1%. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 rose 0.5%. China's Shanghai Composite was flat. South Korea's Kospi… 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

Latest U.S. manufacturing, jobs numbers positive

10/23/2014

  • Reuters

Growth in U.S. factory activity is down a bit this month but still strong, and initial applications for jobless benefits once again came in below 300,000 in the latest positive signs for the nation's … Read More

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Credit market news

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers

Europe's banks expect ECB stress tests to boost lending

10/21/2014

  • Bloomberg

Executives at some of Europe's biggest banks say that by resolving uncertainty about required capital levels, the European Central Bank's examinations will sweep away the obstacles that have depressed… 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

Report: Diversity is in short supply among first-year Wall Street bankers

10/13/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

The current crop of first-year Wall Street bankers, or analysts, is nearly two-thirds white, while Asians account for 29% of the class and blacks and Hispanics account for 6%, startup recruiter Vetter… Read More

IIA SmartBrief

Internal audit news

IIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Institute of Internal Auditors

Groups call for audit, risk committees to enhance collaboration in EU

10/22/2014

  • Financial Director (U.K.)

A three-point strategy of defense can help audit and risk committees address an EU directive that deals with requirements for financial and nonfinancial transparency, according to the European Confede… Read More

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Follow the trends in Investment Management

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Poliwogg

CanceRX -- Sunday through Tuesday in Cambridge, Mass.

10/21/2014

This conference will seek approaches to financing biomedical innovation in oncology and other areas. Bringing together representatives from key stakeholder communities, the conference will have a seri… Read More

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

News about finance and corporate risk management

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

Firms grapple with tech issues related to regulatory demands

10/20/2014

  • Bloomberg for Enterprise

Trading firms are facing a number of difficult regulatory demands, and "regulators are ramping up their compliance, oversight, and enforcement activities," according to a report from Deloitte. Firms c… Read More