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Michelle Price

U.S. derivatives regulator to scrap Obama-era algo-trading rule

Oct 17 2018

WASHINGTON The head of the U.S. derivatives regulator said on Wednesday he was scrapping a controversial Obama-era proposal that would have required algorithmic trading firms to hand their proprietary source code to the authorities.

U.S. watchdog threatens retaliation over EU clearing rules

Oct 17 2018

WASHINGTON/LONDON U.S. banks and securities houses could be barred from trading on exchanges in the European Union if the bloc refuses to water down "irresponsible" proposals for regulating foreign clearing houses, a top U.S. regulator said on Wednesday.

US-Banken unterstützen im Wahlkampf verstärkt Demokraten

Oct 09 2018

Washington Vor den US-Kongresswahlen haben die Demokraten im Senat neue Verbündete gefunden: Die Banken des Landes stellen sich mit millionenschweren Wahlspenden hinter gemäßigte Mitglieder der Partei, die den Republikanern von Präsident Donald Trump die Macht abjagen will.

RPT-Banks back Democrats in bid to rebuild bipartisan support

Oct 08 2018

WASHINGTON, Oct 6 Banks are going to bat for Democrats in the U.S. November midterm congressional elections as part of an ambitious strategy to rebuild the bipartisan support they enjoyed before the 2007-2009 financial crisis.

Banks back Democrats in bid to rebuild bipartisan support

Oct 06 2018

WASHINGTON Banks are going to bat for Democrats in the U.S. November midterm congressional elections as part of an ambitious strategy to rebuild the bipartisan support they enjoyed before the 2007-2009 financial crisis.

U.S. regulator enforcement actions jump 25 pct, rebutting Democrat fears

Oct 02 2018

WASHINGTON, Oct 2 The number of enforcement actions brought by the U.S. swaps regulator has jumped 25 percent compared with the previous administration, rebutting fears the agency would go soft on the financial industry under President Donald Trump.

RPT-SEC’s focus on U.S. corporate bosses pays off with Musk settlement

Oct 01 2018

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON Sept 30 A high-profile settlement with Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk exemplifies a recent push by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to go after executives and not just their companies, securities law experts said.

SEC’s focus on U.S. corporate bosses pays off with Musk settlement

Oct 01 2018

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON A high-profile settlement with Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk exemplifies a recent push by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to go after executives and not just their companies, securities law experts said.

Musk to resign as Tesla chairman, remain as CEO in SEC settlement

Sep 29 2018

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO Tesla Inc and Elon Musk have agreed to pay $20 million each to financial regulators and the billionaire will step down as the company's chairman but remain as chief executive, under a settlement that caps a tumultuous two months for the carmaker. | Video

Tesla's Musk may settle SEC lawsuit but ready for fight: sources

Sep 28 2018

Tesla Inc's Elon Musk could settle with U.S. regulators who have sued to remove him from the electric carmaker's leadership, but he is prepared to fight the securities fraud lawsuit against him in court, sources said on Friday as shares plunged about 14 percent. | Video

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