Institutional & Investment Banking

FIA SmartBrief

Global coverage of futures and options news

FIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Futures Industry Association

Companies seek dismissal of claims they fixed oil prices

7/30/2014

  • Reuters

Companies including Morgan Stanley, Royal Dutch Shell and BP have filed papers in federal court in New York seeking a dismissal of litigation that accuses them of colluding to manipulate Brent crude o… Read More

GFMA SmartBrief

Securities, global capital markets and financial services news

GFMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

European investment banks regain market share

7/30/2014

  • Financial Times (tiered subscription model)

Deutsche Bank, UBS and other European investment banks have suffered a period of losing market share to competitors in the US, but they are bouncing back. Read More

ISDA dailyLead

News and information about derivatives markets

ISDA dailyLead

Published in partnership with: International Swaps and Derivatives Association

Market prepares for new CDS definitions

7/29/2014

  • International Financing Review (subscription required)

Next month, the credit-derivatives market will undergo its biggest change in more than a decade, as new definitions are rolled out. Read More

NYSSA SmartBrief

Wall Street and economic news

NYSSA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: New York Society of Security Analysts

Gov. Cuomo to appeal U.S. demand for return of Medicaid funds

7/30/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he will appeal the U.S. government's decision that the state must repay $1.3 billion of Medicaid funding that it received in 2010. The dispute relates to money that a s… 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

DTCC-SWIFT's LEI designation authority extended

7/30/2014

  • AutomatedTrader.net

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has extended and amended an order designating the Depository Trust & Clearing Corp. and the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication as the … 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

Survey: More advisers use compliance software

7/23/2014

  • InvestmentNews (free registration)

Reliance on compliance software by financial advisers has increased sharply in recent years, according to a survey by InvestmentNews. Among respondents, 71% say they use compliance software, up from 3… Read More

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief

Global financial markets and investment news

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief

Published in partnership with: CFA Institute

Workers leaving Italy to seek jobs increase

7/30/2014

  • Bloomberg

Italy's jobless, particularly those who are young and highly educated, are increasingly moving to other EU countries to find employment. The loss of energetic recent university graduates is creating o… 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

IMF: Varied challenges may combine to constrict global growth

7/29/2014

  • Reuters

Risks ranging from regional conflicts to rising interest rates and lagging economies in emerging markets could reduce global growth as much as 2 percentage points over the next five years, the Interna… Read More

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Credit market news

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers

Market prepares for overhauled credit default swap contract

7/29/2014

  • Reuters

Investors and dealers are picking up the pace of their preparation for the most far-reaching overhaul of the credit default swap market in more than a decade, a revised CDS contract designed to accomm… 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

N.Y. becomes first state to pursue bitcoin-specific rules

7/23/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

New York state's Department of Financial Services has proposed regulations to require a license for the purchase and sale of bitcoin as the virtual currency gains traction with some Wall Street firms.… 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

Game tech makes compliance training engaging, fun

7/28/2014

  • Wall Street & Technology

Video game mechanics are the tool of choice for startup True Office in an attempt to make compliance training for financial firms engaging. The games task bank employees with insider-trading and money… Read More