Institutional & Investment Banking

FIA SmartBrief

Global coverage of futures and options news

FIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Futures Industry Association

Chicago traders drop lawsuit against CME

9/17/2014

  • Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

A group of traders who work on the Chicago Board of Trade's agricultural-trading floor have agreed to abandon a lawsuit against CME Group. The traders sought to reverse a CME decision about how end-of… 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 banks shed jobs in first 6 months

9/16/2014

  • Reuters

Banking rules such as having to hold more capital and curbs on proprietary trading have resulted in a smaller headcount in Europe. Nine major European banks added employees, but overall headcount drop… Read More

ISDA dailyLead

News and information about derivatives markets

ISDA dailyLead

Published in partnership with: International Swaps and Derivatives Association

CFTC's Massad to get advice from former LCH.Clearnet exec

9/17/2014

  • Bloomberg

CFTC Chairman Timothy Massad

Jeffrey Bandman, who headed partnerships and alliances for LCH.Clearnet Group, has taken on a new job as counselor to Timothy Massad, chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Bandman will… Read More

NYSSA SmartBrief

Wall Street and economic news

NYSSA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: New York Society of Security Analysts

HUD chief focuses on overhauling housing finance

9/17/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Julian Castro, secretary of Housing and Urban Development, has promised to help borrowers with low credit scores get access to mortgages and to expand affordable rental housing, and he urged Congress … 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

OCC discusses loan-monitoring systems with bank execs

9/17/2014

  • Bloomberg

Regulators have been meeting with bank executives to review information systems used to monitor loans, said a spokesman for the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Regulators recommended a year… 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

Officials stress need to bolster cybersecurity efforts

9/11/2014

  • GovInfoSecurity.com
  • Politico Magazine online
  • AmericanBanker.com (free registration)

The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs held a hearing to discuss cyberthreats and efforts to counter such issues. "Assessing these ever-changing, broad threats and making s… 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 awaiting news from Fed

9/17/2014

  • CNBC
  • Economic Times (India), The

Asian-Pacific markets were mixed Wednesday as many investors waited to see whether the Federal Reserve is close to tightening monetary policy. Japan's Nikkei 225 slid 0.1%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index… 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. producer prices steady in Aug.

9/16/2014

  • Reuters

The leeway for rate-raising action by the U.S. Federal Reserve widened as producer prices registered no increase in August, indicating little in the way of inflation pressure. Over the past 12 months,… Read More

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Credit market news

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers

EU pushes swaps clearinghouse deal with U.S.

9/15/2014

  • Bloomberg

A deal with U.S. regulators on rules for swaps clearinghouses is a priority for the EU ahead of a Dec. 15 deadline that implements tougher capital rules on banks, said Michel Barnier, European Commiss… 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

Career strategies for MBA students

9/10/2014

  • Bloomberg Businessweek

Students striving for a master's degree in business administration should begin networking now and interview at least 10 executives from divergent industries to advance their careers, writes Javier Mu… Read More

IIA SmartBrief

Internal audit news

IIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Institute of Internal Auditors

Commentary: Internal-control rules for credit ratings can guide public companies

9/10/2014

  • National Law Review, The

Internal-control requirements are part of new Securities and Exchange Commission regulations for credit rating firms. The requirements may have pertinence to public companies in some cases, writes Lin… Read More

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Follow the trends in Investment Management

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Poliwogg

Physicians can use their expertise to invest

9/17/2014

  • Physician's Money Digest

Rania Nasis continues her series on physicians and how they can use their knowledge to make early stage investments in promising companies. She concludes the series by answering some reader questions. Read More

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

News about finance and corporate risk management

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

Register NOW for today's webinar on trade reconstruction

9/16/2014

It's not too late to register to attend the "Tackling the Challenges of Trade Reconstruction" webinar at 1 p.m. EDT today. Join SmartBrief Risk and Compliance Editor Sean McMahon and a panel of indust… Read More