By Svea Herbst-Bayliss
BOSTON, Feb 22 (Reuters) – State Street Corp <STT.N> reported on Monday that federal securities regulators and federal prosecutors had asked it to supply information about several of its funds. (more…)
Financial Regulatory Forum
By Rachelle Younglai
WASHINGTON, Feb 9 (Reuters) – All publicly traded companies should be required to give shareholders a way to influence the composition of their corporate boards, a top U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission official said on Tuesday.
By Jonathan Stempel and Joe Rauch
NEW YORK/ORLANDO, Fla., Feb 4 (Reuters) – New York’s attorney general charged Bank of America Corp former Chief Executive Kenneth Lewis and former Chief Financial Officer Joe Price with fraud for allegedly misleading shareholders about the acquisition of Merrill Lynch & Co.
By Rachelle Younglai
WASHINGTON, Jan 27 (Reuters) – U.S. securities regulators adopted rules aimed at making money market funds a safer investment after the collapse of the Reserve Primary Fund triggered a run on the $3.24 trillion market in 2008.
By Rachelle Younglai and Aaron Pressman
WASHINGTON/BOSTON, Jan 26 (Reuters) – U.S. regulators are preparing new rules to limit the risks taken by money market funds, aiming to ensure investors can always withdraw their money, two people familiar with the plans said on Tuesday.
NEW YORK, Jan 14 (Reuters) – Big players in the $450 trillion derivatives markets agreed to increase transparency and expand the volume and type of contracts they route to central counterparties, the New York Federal Reserve said on Thursday. (more…)
By Kevin Drawbaugh
WASHINGTON, Jan 14 (Reuters) – Senior U.S. regulators, including outspoken Federal Deposit Insurance Corp Chairman Sheila Bair, will tell their side of the story on Thursday to a commission examining the origins of the 2008 financial crisis.
By Rachelle Younglai and Jonathan Spicer
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, Jan 13 (Reuters) – U.S. securities regulators proposed rules on Wednesday that would require more supervision of unlicensed high-frequency traders who gain unfettered, or “naked,” access to public markets.