Institutional & Investment Banking

FIA SmartBrief

Global coverage of futures and options news

FIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Futures Industry Association

Bloomberg to expand derivatives footprint with acquisition

7/10/2014

  • FOW magazine online
  • FinExtra.com

Bloomberg has acquired RTS Realtime Systems, a market-connectivity and trading-technology company. Bloomberg's acquisition will bolster its position in exchange-traded derivatives. Read More

GFMA SmartBrief

Securities, global capital markets and financial services news

GFMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

China eyes balance in reform implementation

7/9/2014

  • Reuters

China must find a "reasonable balance" in the speed of financial reform, Vice Premier Wang Yang says. "If reforms go too fast, we could be bogged down in details and make fatal mistakes in China's ref… Read More

ISDA dailyLead

News and information about derivatives markets

ISDA dailyLead

Published in partnership with: International Swaps and Derivatives Association

ISDA eyes year-end for electronic format for bond notices

7/10/2014

  • Bloomberg

The market for subinvestment-grade corporate loans might finally move to electronic notification of quarterly payments and interest rates, as ISDA works to transition to a faster format to settle tran… Read More

NYSSA SmartBrief

Wall Street and economic news

NYSSA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: New York Society of Security Analysts

SEC reportedly nears rules for money funds

7/10/2014

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

The Securities and Exchange Commission is set to finalize rules governing money market mutual funds to prevent a repeat of the global financial crisis, sources say. The plan would require some funds t… 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. teens at global par on financial literacy, OECD says

7/9/2014

  • U.S. News & World Report
  • CBS MoneyWatch

Financial literacy among U.S. teenagers is on a par with global levels, according to a study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. The study was the first such assessment by th… 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 concerned with lack of feedback about living wills

7/2/2014

  • Bloomberg

After sending regulators, for a third time, detailed plans dubbed living wills that detail possible bankruptcy options, banks are finding the mandatory process a paper chase without feedback from the … 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 mostly higher

7/10/2014

  • Bloomberg

Most stock markets rose Thursday in Asia-Pacific. India's Sensex added 1.3%. Taiwan's Taiex climbed 0.8%. South Korea's Kospi and New Zealand's NZX 50 each inched up 0.1%. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 gain… 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

U.S. Fed focuses on risk-taking

7/9/2014

  • Bloomberg

Possibly excessive risk-taking by investors emerged as a central topic of discussion and concern at the U.S. Federal Reserve's June meeting, according to minutes. The policymakers also considered how … Read More

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Credit market news

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers

European banks move to get cash before ECB stress tests

7/8/2014

  • Bloomberg

Pending European Central Bank stress tests are putting pressure on lenders to shore up ledgers with fresh capital to strengthen balance sheets. “The comprehensive assessment is as much about the pro… 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

Why small ethical lapses are dangerous for companies

6/30/2014

  • Bloomberg Businessweek

People are more susceptible to ethical lapses after they have been incentivized to tell small lies, indicates a study published in the Journal of Applied Psychology by four business school professors.… Read More

IIA SmartBrief

Internal audit news

IIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Institute of Internal Auditors

Internal audit is a cornerstone of FCPA compliance, expert says

7/2/2014

  • Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, The

Internal audit is crucial for ensuring compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, says Rocco deGrasse of KPMG. "The audit function is designed to be the ultimate measure of the effectiveness o… Read More

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Follow the trends in Investment Management

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Poliwogg

Opal Financial Group's Family Office & Private Wealth Management Forum -- July 21 to 23 in Newport, R.I.

7/8/2014

This event will explore challenges and opportunities associated with investing in emerging markets, alternative investments, real estate, direct energy and other asset classes, as well as address soft… Read More

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

News about finance and corporate risk management

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

SEC looks for clarification after court decision on market-data fees

7/7/2014

  • Bloomberg Tradebook

A federal appeals court has ruled in recent years in favor of NetCoalition -- which includes Bloomberg, Google and Yahoo -- as well as the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association in a la… Read More