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Morgan Stanley to pay $8.8m over prearranged trading scandal settlement
By IB Staff Writer
Morgan Stanley Investment Management has agreed to pay $8.8m to settle charges with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over a prearranged trading scandal or parking that favored certain clients' accounts over others.
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South Korea approves first internet-only banks
By IB Staff Writer
South Korea’s Financial Services Commission (FSC) has given its consent to consortia led by Kakao and KT Corp, to establish internet-only banks in the country.
Banking Services > Online Banking > News
Italy launches €3.6bn plan to rescue troubled banks
By IB Staff Writer
The Italian government has launched a €3.6bn plan to rescue four small and midsize local banks that are in trouble.
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EU sues six member states for failing to adopt new bank recovery law
By IB Staff Writer
The European Commission is bringing a civil action against six EU member states which failed to implement a law on bank recovery and resolution (BRRD).
Risk Management > News
Bank of England proposes new rules for banks restructuring
The Bank of England has proposed new rules that are expected to strengthen the financial system in the UK through structural reform.
Policies & Regulatory Compliance > News
European Parliament adopts revised rules for safe electronic payment services
By IB Staff Writer
The European Parliament has adopted the revised Directive on Payment Services (PSD2) proposed by the European Commission for enhanced consumer protection and improved security of electronic payment services.
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FCA introduces new whistleblowing rules for employees at financial firms in UK
By IB Staff Writer
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) have introduced new rules that will make it easier for the employees to blow whistle about illegal behavior in financial firms.
Policies & Regulatory Compliance > News
US Fed approves $3.7bn merger between Hudson City and M&T Bank
By IB Staff Writer
The Federal Reserve Board in the US has approved the $3.7bn merger of Hudson City Bancorp and M&T Bank.
Banking Services > Commercial Banking > News
Liberty Bank and Naugatuck Valley Financial receive approval for merger
By IB Staff Writer
Liberty Bank and Naugatuck Valley Financial Corporation have secured approval from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) for the merger of latter's bank subsidiary Naugatuck Valley Savings and Loan into Liberty Bank.
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Citigroup affiliates to pay $180m to settle hedge fund fraud charges
The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced that two Citigroup affiliates have agreed to pay nearly $180m to settle charges that they defrauded investors in two hedge funds by claiming they were safe, low-risk, and suitable for traditional bond investors
Wealth & Assets Management > Mutual Funds > News
Bank of England likely to introduce stricter stress tests for UK financial sector
By IB Staff Writer
The Bank of England (BoE) might implement stress tests of different severity to test the effectiveness of financial systems during changing financial situations.
Banking Services > Commercial Banking > News
New Federal Reserve rules require key US banks to hold additional capital
By IB Staff Writer
The Federal Reserve System has approved a new rule which requires eight key banks in the US to hold additional capital buffers in a bid to avoid a major financial collapse.
Risk Management > News
Russian central bank announces new liquidity rules
By IB Staff Writer
The central bank of Russia has announced plan of injecting new capital and implementing liquidity rules in view of the Basel III regulatory framework.
Banking Services > Commercial Banking > News
Smaller UK banks to be hit hard by 8% bank surcharge: Experts
Though UK’s banks got a reprieve with Chancellor George Osborne promising to gradually reduce the bank levy rate over the next six years from 0.21% to 0.1% in the latest budget, the sector has been saddled with a new 8% surcharge on profits from the start of next year.
Policies & Regulatory Compliance > News
Commission approves amended restructuring plan of Austrian bank
The European Commission has found the amended restructuring plan of Österreichische Volksbanken (ÖVAG) and the Volksbanken-Verbund to be in line with EU state aid rules.
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