Financial Regulatory Forum

U.S. bank chief mobbed by angry borrowers

By Reuters Staff
April 14, 2010

    WASHINGTON, April 13 (Reuters) – The mortgage chief of the United States’ second largest bank was mobbed by angry borrowers on Tuesday after he invited customers to speak to him if they feared foreclosure of their homes. (more…)

Reuters Summit-Private bankers fret over cost of new rules

By Reuters Staff
October 7, 2009

REYL & Cie SA Chief Executive Officer Franois Reyl gestures during the Reuters Global Wealth Management Summit in Geneva October 7, 2009.  REUTERS/Denis Balibouse (SWITZERLAND BUSINESS HEADSHOT) By Ian Simpson
GENEVA, Oct 7 (Reuters) – Private bankers face higher costs as a wave of regulation forces them to spend on infrastructure and more staff, executives told the Reuters Wealth Management Summit.

JPMorgan wants U.S. to auction its TARP warrants

By Reuters Staff
July 10, 2009

   By Elinor Comlay and Jonathan Stempel
   NEW YORK, July 10 (Reuters) – JPMorgan Chase & Co, seeking to extricate itself from a federal bailout program, wants warrants held by the government to be sold at auction, after the Treasury Department demanded too high a price for the bank to buy them back. The bank revealed its decision as a Congressional Oversight Panel overseeing the $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program said it could could cost taxpayers billions of dollars if the government lets banks repurchase warrants too cheaply. (more…)