Institutional & Investment Banking

FIA SmartBrief

Global coverage of futures and options news

FIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Futures Industry Association

Nasdaq's Greifeld discusses futures exchange, regulation

3/26/2015

  • John Lothian Newsletter

Greifeld

Bob Greifeld, CEO at Nasdaq, announced at FIA's conference plans to roll out a new energy-focused futures exchange. In this interview, Greifeld discusses the exchange as well as regulatory changes, ne… Read More

GFMA SmartBrief

Securities, global capital markets and financial services news

GFMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

Group expresses concern about FSB shadow-bank proposal

3/26/2015

  • MLex (subscription required)

Carney

The Financial Stability Board has proposed collecting information on shadow banking. "The proposed standards are an important step to ensure that authorities fully understand trends and risks in one o… Read More

ISDA dailyLead

News and information about derivatives markets

ISDA dailyLead

Published in partnership with: International Swaps and Derivatives Association

Commentary: MiFID II prompts concerns for hedge funds

3/25/2015

  • Risk.net (subscription required)

Europe's revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive will affect the way hedge funds trade, Luke Clancy writes. One example is knowing which derivatives are required to trade on platforms becau… Read More

NYSSA SmartBrief

Wall Street and economic news

NYSSA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: New York Society of Security Analysts

Lawmakers want higher transparency at FSOC

3/26/2015

  • Pensions & Investments (free access for SmartBrief readers)
  • Law360.com (subscription required)

Two members of the House have filed legislation to increase transparency at the Financial Stability Oversight Council. The Senate banking committee also is calling for more transparency. Treasury Secr… 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's AMG says money managers, funds do not pose systemic risk

3/26/2015

  • Pensions & Investments (free access for SmartBrief readers)

SIFMA's Asset Management Group and the Investment Adviser Association are encouraging the Financial Stability Oversight Council against designating money managers and their funds as systemically impor… 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

New FINRA reporting proposal could be foundation for fixed-income NBBO

3/25/2015

  • Traders Magazine Online

A Financial Industry Regulatory Authority proposal for reporting of quotation data could eventually serve as the foundation for a national best bid and offer (NBBO) system for the corporate bond marke… Read More

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief

Global financial markets and investment news

CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief

Published in partnership with: CFA Institute

Incentive pay lower for women than men, Fed study finds

3/26/2015

  • MLex (subscription required)

A study by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York found that leading female executives' incentive pay is significantly lower than what male executives receive. "Performance pay schemes should be held to… 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

Stressed Chinese banks turn to bundling

3/26/2015

  • Taipei Times (Taiwan), The

The Western practice of bundling bad loans as securities to get them off the books is being adopted by some Chinese banks amid a rising wave of defaults. Analysts warn that the tactic may obscure th… Read More

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Credit market news

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers

Banks designate more bonds as "held-to-maturity" assets

3/24/2015

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Banks in the U.S. moved $293 billion of securities investments to the "held-to-maturity" portion of their balance sheets during the 18 months that ended Dec. 31, according to the Federal Deposit Insur… 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

BlackRock co-founder Novick to receive asset-management honor

3/16/2015

  • aiCIO Daily News

Barbara Novick, co-founder and vice chairman of BlackRock and a former Toigo Foundation board member, will be one of two recipients of Chief Investment Officer magazine's Pioneer Awards. The awards wi… Read More

IIA SmartBrief

Internal audit news

IIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Institute of Internal Auditors

Survey: New Zealand organizations cite increase in corruption

3/26/2015

  • Stuff (New Zealand)

Organizations in New Zealand are reporting an increase in corruption, with 23% of respondents in a Deloitte survey saying they have detected at least one instance of domestic corruption in the past fi… Read More

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Follow the trends in Investment Management

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Poliwogg

SBIO, the medical-breakthroughs ETF, might see surge in activity

3/24/2015

  • Zacks

Good news from Biogen has lifted the biotech sector, pushing several exchange-traded funds into the spotlight. Some recently launched products, such as the ALPS Medical Breakthroughs ETF (SBIO), might… Read More

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

News about finance and corporate risk management

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

How to tackle the added duty of social media compliance

3/25/2015

  • Bloomberg Vault

Managing social media and other forms of communication has become part of the already-extensive role of compliance officers. This article provides guidance on how to tackle data capture and compliance… Read More

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