from Financial Regulatory Forum:

U.S. bank registry for misconduct gains traction in quest to fight recidivism

May 24, 2016
NEW YORK  (Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence) - The problem of "bad actors" who move from firm to firm within the U.S. banking industry has focused the attention of senior management and regulators, as frustration grows over legal impediments to uncovering past misdeeds of prospective employees. Among possible solutions is a registry of those who have been let go from firms because of misconduct, but there is also a broader slate of options for combating what some see is an important hurdle to cultural reform.The issue was highlighted May 3 at a Thomson Reuters conference on banking culture by Thomas Baxter, executive vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Baxter lamented that there was no mechanism today by which banks could identify those who have been let go from former employers for misbehavior.

from Financial Regulatory Forum:

Brave new world for U.S. financial stability council after MetLife

May 3, 2016

(Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence) - The U.S. Financial Stability Oversight Council's recent review of the asset management industry seemed a rather routine piece of regulatory work. But the review released last week comes in a charged atmosphere for the council because of a court decision that rescinded its designation of insurer MetLife as a systemically important financial institution, or SIFI.

from Breakingviews:

Finance wakes up to fintech’s systemic dangers

April 19, 2016

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from Breakingviews:

Time for banks to go cold turkey on sovereign fix

April 18, 2016

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from Breakingviews:

Banks can’t rely on lifeboats when Titanic sinks

April 13, 2016

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from Breakingviews:

MetLife’s SIFI label doomed by D.C. double-talk

April 8, 2016

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from Breakingviews:

Alternative lenders brace for regulatory onslaught

April 1, 2016

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from Breakingviews:

Review: Erin Callan puts nail in Lehman coffin

March 25, 2016

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from Breakingviews:

John Gutfreund takes old Wall St model to grave

March 10, 2016

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from Breakingviews:

Foreign minnows resist opaque U.S. penalties

February 24, 2016

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