Institutional & Investment Banking

FIA SmartBrief

Global coverage of futures and options news

FIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Futures Industry Association

Senior clearing expert leaves Bank of America Merrill Lynch

9/15/2014

  • FOW magazine online (subscription required)

Demetrious Maurides, a director within Bank of America Merrill Lynch's London-based over-the-counter clearing business, has left the firm. Read More

GFMA SmartBrief

Securities, global capital markets and financial services news

GFMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

Global FX platform proposal faces doubts

9/15/2014

  • Financial Times (tiered subscription model)

Banks and industry groups are raising concerns with regulators about developing a central platform for foreign exchange markets. Read More

ISDA dailyLead

News and information about derivatives markets

ISDA dailyLead

Published in partnership with: International Swaps and Derivatives Association

Essentials of the ISDA Credit Derivatives Definitions

9/15/2014

The ISDA Credit Derivatives Definitions are the fundamental terms of most Credit Derivatives contracts. This conference will thoroughly explain the Definitions, including an in-depth look into key are… Read More

NYSSA SmartBrief

Wall Street and economic news

NYSSA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: New York Society of Security Analysts

Schneiderman launches campaign for another term as AG

9/15/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Eric Schneiderman has kicked off his bid for re-election as New York's attorney general. "There has to be one set of rules for everyone, no matter how rich or powerful you may be," he said at a gather… 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

Moody's warns regulatory move is credit negative for muni bonds

9/15/2014

  • Bond Buyer (special access for readers of SIFMA SmartBrief), The

Not allowing municipal bonds to count as high-quality liquid assets toward banks' liquidity requirements is a credit negative for the muni market, according to Moody's Investors Service. "The first mi… 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 amid data from China

9/15/2014

  • CNBC
  • Economic Times (India), The

Asian-Pacific markets were mixed Monday after China released weak data. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index and Australia's S&P/ASX 200 each fell 1%. China's Shanghai Composite edged up 0.3%. South Korea's Ko… 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. factory output slips for first time in 7 months

9/15/2014

  • Reuters

U.S. factory output fell 0.4% in August, the first decline in seven months. However, one regional figure showed sharp improvement, and analysts say the overall trend remains favorable. Read More

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Credit market news

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers

Tarullo: Fed plans new bank funding rules, tougher capital surcharges

9/9/2014

  • Reuters
  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Some large banks need to slim down further to reduce the possibility that their failure would damage the economy, says Federal Reserve Governor Daniel Tarullo, who handles regulatory policy for the ce… 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

Chief diversity officer: Managers, metrics are key for inclusion

9/1/2014

  • TalentMgt.com (tiered subscription model)

Geri Thomas says that, as chief diversity officer of Bank of America, she focuses on metrics showing how the company's inclusion efforts stack up against top performers in the industry. Bank of Americ… 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

With research supporting leptin as potential therapy for Alzheimer's, CEO looks for investors

9/9/2014

  • National Herald (subscription required), The

The path to great scientific discoveries is rarely a direct one, which makes the work of people such as Nikolaos Tezapsidis and Neurotez, the biotech company he founded in 2005 to pursue novel cures f… Read More

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

News about finance and corporate risk management

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

EU insurers raise concerns over Solvency II rules

9/8/2014

  • Bloomberg Brief

The long-term investment role for European insurers is threatened by new Solvency II risk-based rules, according to Michaela Koller, director general of Insurance Europe. The rules, due to take effect… Read More