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Federal Bank questions banks' moves to cut hedge-fund taxes
By BBR Staff Writer
Large banks generate more than $1 billion a year in revenue by helping hedge funds and other clients reduce taxes through a complicated trading strategy that has drawn criticism from U.S. authorities.
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EBA plans to act on banks that violate bonus cap
By BBR Staff Writer
European Union banking watchdog European Banking Authority (EBA) is reportedly planning to take action on banks that pay cash allowances sidestepping its bonus cap initiative.
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Barclays to pay £38m fine for breaching CASS regulations
By BBR Staff Writer
Barclays Bank has accepted to pay a fine of £38m to Financial Conduit Authority (FCA) for breaching CASS regulations.
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UK banks to pay 'hundreds of millions' in VAT post EU ruling: KPMG
By BBR Staff Writer
A new rule imposed by the European Court of Justice will force global financial institutions operating in the UK and Europe to pay hundreds of millions of pounds in additional value added tax (VAT), according to a report by KPMG.
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HSBC to pay $550m to US regulators to settle faulty mortgage case
By BBR Staff Writer
HSBC North America has agreed to pay $550m to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) to settle the claims of miss-selling mortgage-related bonds to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac during 2005-2007.
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RBS, Natwest to pay £14.5m for improper mortgage advice
By BBR Staff Writer
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) of the UK has ordered the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and NatWest to pay a fine of around £14.5m for failing to meet advisory standards in mortgage sales business.
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Bank of America to pay $16.65bn fine over faulty mortgages
By BBR Staff Writer
The US Department of Justice has ordered the Bank of America (BofA) to pay $16.65bn to settle the claims over selling risky mortgage securities prior to the 2008 financial crisis.
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South African Reserve Bank disagrees with Moody’s ratings of four banks
By BBR Staff Writer
Shares of the four largest South African banks fell to a five-week low even as the country's reserve bank disagreed with the downgrading of the banks' ratings by Moody’s Investors Service.
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SEC charges Atlanta-based accountant for illegal insider trading
By BBR Staff Writer
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced charges against an accounting firm partner in Atlanta for insider trading in the stock of a restaurant company based on confidential information he learned from a client on the board of directors who came to him for tax advice in advance of a tender offer announcement.
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Avaloq Banking Suite achieves full compliance with Australian tax system
By BBR Staff Writer
The Avaloq group, an international leader in integrated and comprehensive solutions for wealth management, universal and retail banks, announced that its Banking Suite has achieved full compliance with the Australian tax system.
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Maurice Blackburn files class action suits against five Australian banks
By BBR Staff Writer
Maurice Blackburn has filed open class action suits against five Australian banks in the New South Wales Supreme Court over late bank fees charges to consumers.
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SEC starts alternative mutual funds examination
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has reportedly started a broad examination of alternative mutual funds that are offered to small investors.
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SEC files securities fraud charges against Kansas
By BBR Staff Writer
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced securities fraud charges against the state of Kansas stemming from a nationwide review of bond offering documents to determine whether municipalities were properly disclosing material pension liabilities and other risks to investors.
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Blackstone, KKR and TPG reach settlement on collusion case
By BBR Staff Writer
Blackstone Group, KKR and TPG Capital have reportedly agreed to settle charges that they conspired to suppress competition in some of the biggest buyout deals before the financial crisis.
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BofA, DoJ close to residential mortgage disputes settlement
By BBR Staff Writer
Bank of America (BofA) is reportedly close to signing a $16bn to $17bn agreement with the US Department of Justice (DoJ) to resolve the long-running defective residential-mortgage-securities sale investigation.
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