Institutional & Investment Banking

FIA SmartBrief

Global coverage of futures and options news

FIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Futures Industry Association

R.J. O'Brien CEO elected FIA chairman

7/21/2014

  • AutomatedTrader.net
  • FuturesMag.com

FIA's board of directors elected R.J. O'Brien & Associates Chairman and CEO Gerald Corcoran, who has been serving as vice chairman of the association since March 2013, to replace Barclays' Michael Yar… Read More

GFMA SmartBrief

Securities, global capital markets and financial services news

GFMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

Officials strive to handle "too big to fail" banks

7/21/2014

  • Financial Times (tiered subscription model)

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney and other officials are trying to work out differences among Group of 20 nations as they address concerns about globally significant financial institutions. Read More

ISDA dailyLead

News and information about derivatives markets

ISDA dailyLead

Published in partnership with: International Swaps and Derivatives Association

Clarification sought by ISDA in Canadian insolvency rules

7/21/2014

  • Global Capital online (subscription required)

Amendments to Canada's insolvency code on derivatives have drawn calls for an expansion of financial-collateral boundaries from ISDA. Read More

NYSSA SmartBrief

Wall Street and economic news

NYSSA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: New York Society of Security Analysts

Values of Manhattan offices almost back to pre-crash levels

7/21/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Manhattan's office buildings have nearly finished recovering from the recession. Green Street Advisors' index of midtown property values is slightly below its historic peak in the summer 2007. 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 fiduciary rule for brokers remains undecided

7/20/2014

  • InvestmentNews (free registration)
  • ThinkAdvisor

Four years after the Dodd-Frank Act became law, the issue remains of whether to extend a fiduciary duty that governs registered investment advisers to brokers. The law gives the Securities and Exchang… 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

Asian-Pacific markets mixed in light trading

7/21/2014

  • CNBC
  • Economic Times (India), The

Asian-Pacific markets were mixed in cautious trading Monday as traders backed away from risk in response to conflict in Gaza and Ukraine. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index declined 0.3%. Australia's S&P/ASX… 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

New global prominence seen for renminbi by 2020

7/21/2014

  • Xinhuanet.com (China)

Direct investment and cross-border trade settlement are elevating China's renminbi on a global scale and will make it the world's third-largest currency by 2020. That's according to a forecast by the … Read More

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Credit market news

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers

U.S. banks' option of releasing loan reserves is disappearing

7/14/2014

  • Reuters

Banks in the U.S. have been boosting profitability for some time by releasing reserves set aside for bad loans, but that strategy has been largely exhausted. Reserves and loss rates are now approachin… 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

Rejuvenation Biotechnology Conference -- Aug. 21 to 23 in Santa Clara, Calif.

7/15/2014

This conference will build on novel strategies pioneered by the Alzheimer's and cancer communities. By convening foremost leaders from academia, industry, investment, policy and disease advocacy, the … Read More

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

News about finance and corporate risk management

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

Organizations need to be smarter about collateral management

7/14/2014

  • WatersTechnology.com

Regulatory pressures are driving changes in collateral management related to derivatives trading, but those aren't the only reasons that financial firms should make better use of their high-quality as… Read More