Institutional & Investment Banking

FIA SmartBrief

Global coverage of futures and options news

FIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Futures Industry Association

ICE at forefront as Western exchanges seek growth in Asia

4/16/2014

  • Financial Times (tiered subscription model)
  • Financial Times (tiered subscription model)

A visit to Singapore by IntercontinentalExchange CEO Jeff Sprecher highlights a shift by Western exchanges toward Asia. ICE will name Lucas Schmeddes as head of its new Singapore exchange and clearing… Read More

GFMA SmartBrief

Securities, global capital markets and financial services news

GFMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

Investor enthusiasm for European IPOs moves past London

4/15/2014

  • Financial Times (tiered subscription model)

In the first quarter, more than half of the €11.4 billion raised through initial public offerings in Europe was in London, but enthusiasm for listings has spread to other exchanges. Read More

ISDA dailyLead

News and information about derivatives markets

ISDA dailyLead

Published in partnership with: International Swaps and Derivatives Association

Derivatives dispute between Lehman and banks continues

4/16/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

A long-running derivatives battle between Lehman Brothers Holdings and dozens of banks and other entities is continuing in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New York. The dispute centers on the class actio… Read More

NYSSA SmartBrief

Wall Street and economic news

NYSSA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: New York Society of Security Analysts

Downturn shows vulnerability of investing in indexes

4/16/2014

  • Business Insider

The recent sell-off of momentum stocks puts the spotlight on a weakness in passive investing through exposure to an index. "There's an important lesson from the recent rout in momentum stocks," said A… 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

Groups push SEC to adopt fiduciary standard for brokers

4/16/2014

  • ThinkAdvisor

A coalition of fiduciary advocates has called on the Securities and Exchange Commission to implement a fiduciary standard for brokers. SIFMA "fully supports the SEC moving forward with fiduciary rulem… 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

Data privacy laws challenge banks' cross-border data sharing

4/10/2014

  • Wall Street & Technology

Banks looking to collect and share customer data across borders are likely to run into a thicket of conflicting privacy laws, writes Andrew Waxman, a consultant in IBM's U.S. financial risk services a… Read More

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Credit market news

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers

U.S. banks are still originating highly-leveraged loans

4/15/2014

  • Reuters

Despite an upcoming review planned by financial regulators, banks in the U.S. have not cut back the volume of highly-leveraged loans they are making to companies with weak credit ratings, according to… 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

Auditors take greater role in ensuring public money is used effectively

4/10/2014

  • Guardian (London), The

Auditors around the world are taking an enhanced role in ensuring that public money is spent effectively and legally. A new book compiles essays by auditors from several countries who write about the … Read More

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Follow the trends in Investment Management

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Poliwogg

New Approaches to Investing in Healthcare -- TONIGHT in Rockville, Md.

4/8/2014

Doctors and life sciences professionals: Invest in what you know! Doctors have resources to invest but often lack time or expertise to evaluate investment opportunities. However, with health care as t… Read More