Institutional & Investment Banking

FIA SmartBrief

Global coverage of futures and options news

FIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Futures Industry Association

Judge approves payout to unsecured creditors of MF Global

10/2/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Martin Glenn has approved a payout of about $295 million to the unsecured creditors of MF Global. Distribution of the funds will begin as soon as the order is finalized, accordin… Read More

GFMA SmartBrief

Securities, global capital markets and financial services news

GFMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

China warns markets to be ready for volatile capital flows

10/2/2014

  • Xinhuanet.com (China)
  • Real Deal (New York City), The

Market participants must be prepared for fluctuations in cross-border capital flows through year-end, according to the Chinese State Administration of Foreign Exchange. More flexible currency policies… Read More

ISDA dailyLead

News and information about derivatives markets

ISDA dailyLead

Published in partnership with: International Swaps and Derivatives Association

Energy trader's compliance officer bemoans MiFID II

10/1/2014

  • Risk.net (subscription required)

Revisions to the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive pose a "serious threat" to the energy industry and companies need to prepare, says Marc Cornelius, Shell International Trading & Shipping's … Read More

NYSSA SmartBrief

Wall Street and economic news

NYSSA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: New York Society of Security Analysts

Tech-focused Digital.nyc website launches

10/2/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is striving to build on his predecessor's push to lure tech firms to the city by launching a website, Digital.nyc, devoted to boosting the technology and startup communit… 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

Rep. Rogers worries about fate of cybersecurity bill

10/2/2014

  • Hill, The

Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, is concerned that a bill intended to protect cybernetworks could face challenges. Rogers said he is working with Sen. Dianne Fe… 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

SEF execs concerned about competition, volumes, costs

9/24/2014

  • Risk.net (subscription required)

Swap-execution facilities are facing challenges including low volumes, fierce competition and market fragmentation. "I spend most of my day worrying about costs, writing checks for costs and wondering… 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 fall after Wall Street decline

10/2/2014

  • CNBC

Asian-Pacific markets posted losses Thursday after key U.S. equity indexes fell more than 1% on Wall Street. Japan's Nikkei 225 decreased 2.6%. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.7%. South Korea's Kospi f… 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. gets mixed signals from factory, construction, hiring data

10/1/2014

  • Reuters

The rocky U.S. recovery continued to throw off confusing signals Wednesday with a closely watched indicator of factory activity falling more than expected in September while a private measure of hirin… Read More

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Credit market news

IACPM Weekly SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers

Argentina held in contempt over planned bond payment

9/29/2014

  • Buenos Aires Herald (Argentina)

US District Judge Thomas Griesa has found Argentina in contempt of court, saying it is illegally trying to circumvent his rulings in a dispute with hedge funds regarding defaulted debt. Despite the ru… 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

Toigo leaders: Minority MBA grads need ongoing support to overcome bias

9/29/2014

  • aiCIO Daily News
  • aiCIO Daily News

A "subtle, ingrained form of racism" faces MBA graduates, and overcoming this requires assistance that extends beyond temporary fellowships and into their future careers, says Sue Toigo, founder of th… Read More

IIA SmartBrief

Internal audit news

IIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Institute of Internal Auditors

SEC to pay biggest whistleblower award

9/23/2014

  • ThinkAdvisor
  • Hill, The
  • Reuters
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

The Securities and Exchange Commission intends to pay a record-high award of more than $30 million to a person who provided information that was essential to an enforcement action. "This whistleblower… Read More

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Follow the trends in Investment Management

Poliwogg SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Poliwogg

Stem Cell on the Mesa -- Tuesday through Oct. 9 in San Diego

9/30/2014

This meeting will bring together senior executives and top decision-makers in the industry of regenerative medicine and advanced therapies with the scientific community to advance cutting-edge researc… Read More

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

News about finance and corporate risk management

SmartBrief on Risk and Compliance

Webinar: Tech can help solve trade-reconstruction challenge

9/29/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Finance

A new rule allows the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to require that a swap dealer provide a full reconstruction of a trade within three days. This requirement brings many challenges, and firms … Read More