World Investor Week is a 7 day global campaign dedicated to investor protection and education. The CFTC, NFA ,SEC and FINRA will participate.
FINRA Charges Ayre with Fraud and Unlawful Distribution of Unregistered Cryptocurrency Securities HempCoin FINRA announced today that it filed a complaint against Timothy Tilton Ayre of Agawam, Massachusetts, charging him with securities fraud and the unlawful distribution of an unregistered cryptocurrency security called HempCoin. This case represents FINRA’s first disciplinary action involving cryptocurrencies. In the complaint, […]
Aegis Capital Pays $1.3 Million for Anti-Money Laundering Violations FINRA and the Securities Exchange Commission have fined Aegis Capital Corp., NY based Broker-Dealer, $550,000 and $750,000, respectively, in enforcement actions for Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Violations. FINRA Fines Aegis Capital Corp. $550,000 On March 28th FINRA announced in a press release that they had fined Aegis Capital over half […]
Hurricane Sandy took a physical toll on New York City, but a joint meeting of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on the topic of disaster recovery, proved that it’s not just physical damage that companies are worried about.
In response to several high profile anomalies in the trading market due to High Frequency Trading (HFT) in the past year, the Finance Industry Regulatory Authority (Finra) has been looking into several trading firms with how they use and control their trading algorithms.
The CFTC and the SEC now have FINRA, the financial industry’s self-regulator body, helping to crack down on high-frequency trading (HFT).
An SEC official said Thursday that the commission is close to proposing new rules for a consolidated audit trail of activity across national stock exchanges, calling it “a top priority.” The proposed changes are expected to hit high-frequency trading firms hardest. That’s because costs of the consolidated audit trail, or CAT, would be spread across […]
22 senators wrote a letter to five federal agencies Thursday, calling for regulators to adopt a final Volcker rule free from loopholes and Wall Street concessions. “You have no doubt heard, as we have, from those who would like us to forget the causes of the financial crisis and forget the causes of the financial […]
Defense counsel for disgruntled former hedge-fund manager and commodities trader Vincent P. McCrudden will argue before a judge that he should be allowed to show evidence of financial conspiracy theories at his trial next week. McCrudden has been charged with “transmission of threats to injure” after sending vicious threats to 47 current and former officials […]
As part of an on-going effort to raise the public IQ on financial products, the SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy and FINRA jointly issued an investor alert called “Structured Notes with Principal Protection: Note the Terms of Your Investment” to educate potential investors of the risks associated with this particular. The retail market […]
Washington, DC – FIA today filed a response to the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision urging the adoption of FIA's suggested modification to the leverage ratio and recognize the exposure-...Washington, D.C. — FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken released the following statement on the retirement announcement of Senator Pat Roberts: “On behalf of FIA’s Board of Directors, members...The FIA Market Technology division completed its 15th annual continuity of business and disaster resilience test on Oct. 13, 2018. A full report on the test and its findings have been released....On Oct. 16, 2018, FIA’s Market Technology division moderated a cybersecurity and operational resilience workshop in Chicago. A summary of the event and its findings have just been published....Washington, DC – FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken today announced five new staff members who have recently joined the FIA team. “These individuals strengthen an already talented and...The European Commission today implemented a Contingency Action Plan for a number of specific sectors in the event of a no-deal Brexit, including adopting acts to provide temporary and conditional...MiFID II and recent supervisory guidance from the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulatory Authority require firms in scope of the rules to closely supervise their algorithmic trading... (RSS generated with FetchRss) […]
Press release about Governors and Heads of Supervision endorsing finalised market risk capital framework and Basel Committee work programme, 14 January 2019. […]
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BIS Press Release - The December issue of the BIS Quarterly Review - Yet more bumps on the path to norma […]
Press release about the Basel Committee consults on disclosure requirement to address leverage ratio window-dressing, 13 December 2018. […]
Press release about the Basel Committee publishing updated Basel III disclosure requirements, 11 December 2018. […]
Press release "Cyber-resilience: range of practices report issued by the Basel Committee" (4 December 2018) […]
Press release "International supervisory community meets to discuss challenges ahead for global bank supervision and regulation" (29 November 2018) […]
Press release about FSB and standard-setting bodies publish final report on effects of reforms on incentives to centrally clear over-the-counter derivatives (19 November 2018) […]
Press release about the Basel Committee publishing more details on global systemically important banks (16 November 2018) […]
The Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) today announced the election of Bank of Korea Governor Juyeol Lee to the Board. […]
The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) today announced that Siddharth Tiwari has joined the BIS as Chief Representative for Asia and the Pacific. […]
Information about the fourth FSI-GPFI conference on global standard-setting bodies and innovative financial inclusion, Basel, Switzerland, 25-26 October 2018 […]
Press Release - Basel Committee calls for further progress in the implementation of Basel III standards, 26 October 2018. Release of the "Fifteenth progress report on adoption of the Basel regulatory framework". […]
Press Release - Basel Committee seeks views on the leverage ratio treatment of client cleared derivatives, 18 October 2018. […]
Press Release - Basel Committee issues final "Stress testing principles", 17 October 2018. […]
Press Release - Basel III monitoring results published by the Basel Committee, 4 October 2018. […]
Press release about CPMI the release of the new Red Book payments statistics in a user-friendly format, 27 September 2018. […]
Press Release - the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision assesses Saudi Arabia's implementation of the NSFR regulation and the large exposures framework, 27 September 2018. […]
BIS Press Release - The September issue of the BIS Quarterly Review - Divergences widen in markets […]