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SEC implements cross-border security-based Swap rules
By BBR Staff Writer
The Securities and Exchange Commission adopted the first of a series of rules and guidance on cross-border security-based swap activities for market participants.
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CSA adopt amendments to modernize investment fund rules
By BBR Staff Writer
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published final amendments to National Instrument 81-102 Mutual Funds (NI 81-102) and related consequential amendments, as part of the CSA's Modernization of Investment Fund Product Regulation Project.
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GE Capital Retail agrees to $169m settlement over unfair credit card lending allegations
By BBR Staff Writer
GE Capital Retail Bank has reached a $169m settlement with the US Department of Justice (DoJ) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to resolve allegations of credit card lending discrimination.
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BlackRock, PIMCO sue six trustees over mortgage securities losses
By BBR Staff Writer
An investor group led by BlackRock and Pacific Investment Management Co (PIMCO) have filed lawsuits against six banks for their roles as trustees in originating and selling mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to 2008 financial crisis.
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SunTrust, US regulators reach settlement on abusive mortgage practices
By BBR Staff Writer
SunTrust Banks has reached a definitive agreement with the US Department of Justice (DoJ) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to settle allegations of improper mortgage origination and servicing practices.
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FINRA fines Merrill Lynch for mutual fund sales overcharges
By BBR Staff Writer
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith (MLPF&S) has been fined by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) over failure to waive mutual fund sales charges for certain charities and retirement accounts.
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US DoJ to sue Citi, BofA over shoddy mortgage bonds sale
By BBR Staff Writer
The US Department of Justice (DoJ) is likely to sue Citi and Bank of America (BofA) over the alleged sale of private-label mortgage-backed securities by the lenders in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis.
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Philippines Senate approves bill expanding foreign ownership of local banks
By BBR Staff Writer
The Senate of the Philippines has passed a bill that expands the participation of foreign banks in the domestic financial sector.
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BofA negotiates $12bn settlement with US Justice Department
By BBR Staff Writer
Bank of America (BofA) is reportedly in negotiations with the US Justice Department to pay at least $12bn to resolve multiple federal and state civil investigations into its alleged handling of shoddy mortgages in the run up to the 2008 financial crisis.
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FINRA fines Barclays, Goldman and Merrill Lynch for inaccurate blue sheet data
By BBR Staff Writer
Barclays Capital, Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch have been censured and fined $1m each by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) for submission of inaccurate blue sheet data to regulators.
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BMO Capital implements Fenergo’s regulatory onboarding solution
By BBR Staff Writer
BMO Financial Group’s investment and corporate banking unit, BMO Capital Markets, has deployed Fenergo’s solution for a regulatory and tax compliant client onboarding process.
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UK Treasury soon to announce new forex market regulations
By BBR Staff Writer
The UK Finance Ministry is expected to soon reveal new measures to prevent the repeat of a rate-fixing scandal in the London’s foreign exchange market.
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RBI approval mandatory in cases of acquisition or transfer of control of NBFCs
By BBR Staff Writer
The Reserve Bank of India has issued directions to all the non-banking financial companies (NBFCs), both deposit accepting and non-deposit accepting, stating that prior approval of the Reserve Bank is required in case of any takeover/acquisition of shares of an NBFC; or merger/amalgamation of an NBFC with another entity; or any merger/amalgamation of an entity with an NBFC, that would give the acquirer/ another entity control of the NBFC, or would result in acquisition/transfer of shareholding in excess of 10 percent of the paid up capital of the NBFC.
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FCA fines Barclays over failure surrounding the London Gold Fixing
By BBR Staff Writer
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Barclays Bank Plc (Barclays) £26,033,500 for failing to adequately manage conflicts of interest between itself and its customers as well as systems and controls failings, in relation to the Gold Fixing.
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EC charges JPMorgan, HSBC and Credit Agricole with EURIBOR rate rigging
By BBR Staff Writer
JPMorgan, HSBC and Credit Agricole have been charged by the European Commission (EC) for violation of the European Union (EU) antitrust rules by conspiring to manipulate the Euro Interbank Offered Rate (EURIBOR).
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