Institutional & Investment Banking

FIA SmartBrief

Global coverage of futures and options news

FIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Futures Industry Association

New Societe Generale product is aimed at clearing OTC derivatives trades

9/19/2014

  • Global Investor magazine online

Orchestra, a service offered by Societe Generale, is designed to provide clearing and processing of over-the-counter derivatives trades for asset owners and corporate clients. The product is intended … Read More

GFMA SmartBrief

Securities, global capital markets and financial services news

GFMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

ASIFMA Annual Conference 2014: Developing Asia's Capital Markets -- 5-6 November in Singapore

9/19/2014

The two-day flagship conference of ASIFMA is an industrywide event, providing a unique opportunity for global and regional policymakers, high-level regulators and industry representatives from sell si… Read More

ISDA dailyLead

News and information about derivatives markets

ISDA dailyLead

Published in partnership with: International Swaps and Derivatives Association

SEF swap volume on the rise again

9/19/2014

  • Wall Street & Technology

Interest rate swaps trading volume on swap execution facilities dipped during July and August, but the lull may be over. One major facility says activity in early September suggests a strong rebound m… Read More

NYSSA SmartBrief

Wall Street and economic news

NYSSA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: New York Society of Security Analysts

Analysis: Fed faces reverse-repo hurdles in any rate hike

9/19/2014

  • Reuters

The Federal Reserve faces technical issues in raising interest rates without causing problems in the use of the reverse-repurchase facility, according to market participants, who cite massive amounts … 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

SEC counsel says court action could be used in suspected muni-bond-sale fraud

9/19/2014

  • Bond Buyer (free content), The

Emergency ‚Äécourt action could be used if municipal bond offerings are suspected as fraudulent, the Securities and Exchange Commission's Kevin Guerrero said at a National Association of Bond Lawyers … 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 boost IT spending, but some problems remain

9/17/2014

  • Reuters
  • Wall Street & Technology

Two-thirds of banks plan to increase IT spending this year, and only 11% say they'll cut IT budgets, according to a survey. Still, there's a risk in that by spending on IT without properly outlining s… Read More

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief

Global financial markets and investment news

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief

Published in partnership with: CFA Institute

News from China, Scotland boost Asian-Pacific markets

9/19/2014

  • CNBC
  • Economic Times (India), The

Asian-Pacific markets advanced Friday after China started injecting liquidity into its banks and Scottish voters decided to remain in the U.K. Japan's Nikkei 225 added 1.6%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Inde… 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

Taiwan fund sales keep up brisk pace

9/18/2014

  • Taipei Times (Taiwan), The

Mutual fund sales in Taiwan maintained a brisk sales pace in August at NT$2.12 trillion amid general investor optimism, according to JPMorgan Asset Management Taiwan. Brad Kuo, vice president at the b… Read More

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Credit market news

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers

Proposed EU bank levy is postponed

9/16/2014

  • MLex (subscription required)

EU economic and finance ministers are raising questions about a proposed levy on banks, prompting the initiative to be postponed. The European Commission planned to propose the rules by the end of Sep… 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

Career strategies for MBA students

9/10/2014

  • Bloomberg Businessweek

Students striving for a master's degree in business administration should begin networking now and interview at least 10 executives from divergent industries to advance their careers, writes Javier Mu… Read More

IIA SmartBrief

Internal audit news

IIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Institute of Internal Auditors

Expert: Controls help monitor FCPA risk in third parties' activities

9/17/2014

  • JDSupra.com

Companies dealing with third-party representatives need essential internal controls to aid in compliance with anti-bribery laws such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, says Henry Mixon, an expert i… Read More

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Follow the trends in Investment Management

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Poliwogg

Physicians can use their expertise to invest

9/17/2014

  • Physician's Money Digest

Rania Nasis continues her series on physicians and how they can use their knowledge to make early stage investments in promising companies. She concludes the series by answering some reader questions. Read More

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

News about finance and corporate risk management

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

Register NOW for today's webinar on trade reconstruction

9/16/2014

It's not too late to register to attend the "Tackling the Challenges of Trade Reconstruction" webinar at 1 p.m. EDT today. Join SmartBrief Risk and Compliance Editor Sean McMahon and a panel of indust… Read More