Institutional & Investment Banking

FIA SmartBrief

Global coverage of futures and options news

FIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Futures Industry Association

HKEx plans to launch metal, energy contracts

4/22/2014

  • South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) (subscription required)

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing has its eye on China, a leading consumer of commodities, as it plans to roll out metal and energy contracts. The new contracts are the latest move from the exchange to… Read More

GFMA SmartBrief

Securities, global capital markets and financial services news

GFMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

Cost increases to list on London's AIM

4/22/2014

  • Financial Times (tiered subscription model)

Increased investor demand for AIM shares and the ensuing surge of issuance has driven up the cost of listing on London's junior stock market. Read More

ISDA dailyLead

News and information about derivatives markets

ISDA dailyLead

Published in partnership with: International Swaps and Derivatives Association

Structured solutions are key again

4/22/2014

  • International Financing Review (free content)

Six years after the global financial crisis, structured financial products are again critical to sales and trading by investment banks. "The temptation after 2008 would have been to throw out the stru… Read More

NYSSA SmartBrief

Wall Street and economic news

NYSSA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: New York Society of Security Analysts

Regulatory changes prompt banks to focus on equities

4/22/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs Group and other major investment banks are increasing their focus on stock trading as tougher regulations squeeze other markets, such as commodities and fixed-income. "Es… 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

MA rules will affect range of market participants, SIFMA says

4/22/2014

  • Bond Buyer (free content), The

The Securities and Exchange Commission and the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board are creating rules governing municipal advisors. However, industry experts note that the rules will affect a broade… 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

Report: Congress not expected to act on HFT

4/17/2014

  • MarketsMedia

The debate on high-frequency trading is heating up but there isn't much chance that Congress will take any action on the issue, according to a report by analysts at KBW. If any action is taken in the … Read More

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Credit market news

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers

OCC's "heightened expectations" proposal being modified

4/22/2014

  • AmericanBanker.com (free registration)

Some adjustments are underway to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency's "heightened expectations" proposal for the nation's biggest banks. Observers expect the regulator to relax some provisi… 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

Board diversity requires development of leaders, expert says

4/6/2014

  • Associations Now online

Hispanics' representation on corporate boards accounts for just 5% of members, while Latinos account for only 1%, according to the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility. Companies often "th… Read More

IIA SmartBrief

Internal audit news

IIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Institute of Internal Auditors

Exec: Internal audit offers assurance role in integrated reporting

4/16/2014

  • LinkedIn

Internal audit can offer an assurance role regarding nonfinancial data as companies provide sustainability data as part of integrated reporting, writes Mazars CEO Philippe Castagnac. "The impetus for … Read More

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Follow the trends in Investment Management

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Poliwogg

Milken Institute Global Conference -- April 27 to 30 at Beverly Hilton

4/15/2014

The Milken Institute Global Conference is an event like no other. It is where leading thinkers in disparate disciplines gather to exchange ideas and solve some of the world's toughest challenges. Lear… Read More