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Regulators Take Aim at Dark Pools As the SEC looks to improve market transparency, dark pools have come under renewed fire. Three regulatory proposals have raised buy-side opposition.
FBI Investigates $10 million Citigroup Hack It is not yet known whether thieves gained access to Citibank's systems directly or through third parties, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Potential and Unintended Consequences of the Financial Transaction Tax The FTT may create natural incentives for financial services companies to move overseas, just as their manufacturing brethren has done over the past two decades.
Dark Pools, Derivatives and HFT Top Buy Side's Regulatory Agenda Buy-side traders oppose regulations that hinder high-frequency trading and reduce liquidity in dark pools, but they welcome heightened oversight of derivatives.
China Businesswoman Sentenced To Death for $56m Investor Fraud Wu Ying used the money for personal use and operating costs and to pay off loans, according to reports.
Sponsored Access: Where the Naked Need Not Apply A new report from Aite Group defines the sponsored access market, provides estimates of sponsored access penetration of the U.S. equities market and includes predictions on potential regulatory changes and their possible impact.
SEC Charges Former Employees of Global Firms in Serial Insider Trading Scheme Executives exchanged illegal tips through coded text messages and yellow sticky notes.
Aligning Washington and Wall Street Wall Street and Washington are misaligned. If we want this country to continue to grow, this needs to be changed now.
Derivatives Reform Debate Heats Up With House Vote As Congress irons out OTC derivatives reform, buy-siders push for transparency, including central clearing and trading on exchanges.
House Finally Debates Financial Regulation Bill The bill for new financial services regulations is finally on the House floor, 15 months after Lehman Brothers collapsed.
Tradeweb Calls Lynch Amendment "Anti-Competitive" Tradeweb's CEO Lee Olesky issued the following statement with regard to the Lynch Amendment and its impact on the development of clearinghouses and execution platforms.
The Lynch Amendment Stirs Up Battle in Derivatives Reform A battle is brewing over the so-called Lynch Amendment that would block large bank dealers from owning more than 20 percent of an OTC derivatives clearinghouse.