Institutional & Investment Banking

FIA SmartBrief

Global coverage of futures and options news

FIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Futures Industry Association

Major banks face challenges amid rule changes

4/18/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

On Thursday, Morgan Stanley reported $1.39 billion of first-quarter adjusted income, while Goldman Sachs Group reported net income of $2.03 billion. The results were an increase for Morgan Stanley and… Read More

GFMA SmartBrief

Securities, global capital markets and financial services news

GFMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

Barclays revamps management, plans to refocus business

4/17/2014

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

Barclays is shuffling management at its investment bank ahead of strategy and focus changes. Eric Felder has been named head of markets, while Joe McGrath and Richard Taylor have been appointed co-hea… Read More

ISDA dailyLead

News and information about derivatives markets

ISDA dailyLead

Published in partnership with: International Swaps and Derivatives Association

U.S. offers relief on leverage ratio treatment of swaps

4/18/2014

  • Risk.net (subscription required)

The supplementary leverage ratio in the U.S. gives banks increased freedom for netting cash variation margin against exposures to over-the-counter derivatives. European banks are encouraging their reg… Read More

NYSSA SmartBrief

Wall Street and economic news

NYSSA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: New York Society of Security Analysts

Transport Workers Union gets wage hike from MTA

4/18/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Transport Workers Union Local 100 have agreed on a contract that provides for some modest salary increases. Union members will get 2% pay increases for th… 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

SIFMA asks Treasury, IRS for "transitional relief" from FATCA

4/18/2014

  • Hill, The

SIFMA is asking the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service to give businesses more time to comply with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. Although FATCA was approved in 2010, the Tr… 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

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

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