Institutional & Investment Banking

FIA SmartBrief

Global coverage of futures and options news

FIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Futures Industry Association

Louis Dreyfus gets claim dismissed in cotton-futures suit

10/1/2014

  • Reuters

U.S. District Judge Andrew Carter dismissed one of two claims in an antitrust lawsuit against commodity broker Louis Dreyfus over alleged cotton futures manipulation. The firm still faces a court date… Read More

GFMA SmartBrief

Securities, global capital markets and financial services news

GFMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

ICAP revenue better than expected, analysts say

10/1/2014

  • Reuters
  • Financial Times (tiered subscription model)

ICAP says revenue likely declined 15% in the first half of its fiscal year, which ended Tuesday, or 10% after adjustment for currency changes. The result is better than expected as banks drop risky tr… Read More

ISDA dailyLead

News and information about derivatives markets

ISDA dailyLead

Published in partnership with: International Swaps and Derivatives Association

2014 ISDA Annual Asia Conferences: Agendas updated

10/1/2014

Experienced derivatives industry speakers give their perspectives on the changing derivatives landscape and updates in each region. Read More

NYSSA SmartBrief

Wall Street and economic news

NYSSA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: New York Society of Security Analysts

NYC gets more Michelin stars this year

10/1/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

The latest New York City Michelin Guide gives the city a lot more stars than the previous guide. Twenty establishments got their first star or were upgraded with additional stars. 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

Suit brought by Fannie, Freddie investors against U.S. dismissed

10/1/2014

  • Examiner (Washington, D.C.), The
  • Bloomberg

Judge Royce Lamberth of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed a lawsuit brought by a group of investors in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The investors sought to reverse an Obama… 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

SEF execs concerned about competition, volumes, costs

9/24/2014

  • Risk.net (subscription required)

Swap-execution facilities are facing challenges including low volumes, fierce competition and market fragmentation. "I spend most of my day worrying about costs, writing checks for costs and wondering… 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 amid inconclusive Chinese data

10/1/2014

  • CNBC
  • Economic Times (India), The

Asian-Pacific markets were mixed Wednesday as industrial data from China failed to give a clear picture of where the nation's economy is headed. Japan's Nikkei 225 fell 0.6%. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 g… 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

South Korea sets out bond-issue plans for Oct.

9/30/2014

  • Yonhap News Agency (South Korea) (subscription required)

After selling 7.86 trillion won worth of bonds in September, the South Korean government plans to issue state bonds worth about 6.6 trillion won this month. The issue will include 1.7 trillion won eac… Read More

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Credit market news

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers

Argentina held in contempt over planned bond payment

9/29/2014

  • Buenos Aires Herald (Argentina)

US District Judge Thomas Griesa has found Argentina in contempt of court, saying it is illegally trying to circumvent his rulings in a dispute with hedge funds regarding defaulted debt. Despite the ru… 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

Toigo leaders: Minority MBA grads need ongoing support to overcome bias

9/29/2014

  • aiCIO Daily News
  • aiCIO Daily News

A "subtle, ingrained form of racism" faces MBA graduates, and overcoming this requires assistance that extends beyond temporary fellowships and into their future careers, says Sue Toigo, founder of th… Read More

IIA SmartBrief

Internal audit news

IIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Institute of Internal Auditors

SEC to pay biggest whistleblower award

9/23/2014

  • ThinkAdvisor
  • Hill, The
  • Reuters
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

The Securities and Exchange Commission intends to pay a record-high award of more than $30 million to a person who provided information that was essential to an enforcement action. "This whistleblower… Read More

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Follow the trends in Investment Management

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Poliwogg

High Water Women Investing for Impact Symposium -- Oct. 21 in New York City

9/23/2014

This symposium will focus on how different investors are approaching the impact space and discussing challenges for growth. High Water Women is an organization that focuses on providing educational op… Read More

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

News about finance and corporate risk management

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

Webinar: Tech can help solve trade-reconstruction challenge

9/29/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Finance

A new rule allows the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to require that a swap dealer provide a full reconstruction of a trade within three days. This requirement brings many challenges, and firms … Read More