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Wall Street watchdog to boost transparency about using 'cooperation' for penalty reductions

Jul 11 2019

Wall Street's industry-funded watchdog on Thursday said it plans to be more transparent about its process for determining when a securities brokerage qualifies for a reduced penalty in exchange for so-called "extraordinary cooperation."

Rivals ride rising rates as Lloyd's abandons some ship insurance

Jun 24 2019

LONDON/NEW YORK Rivals to Lloyd's of London are riding a rising tide of marine insurance rates, leaving the 330-year-old market behind after it jettisoned sections of its oldest line of business last year.

Lloyd's to meet with insurers AIG, Chubb to boost U.S. business: CEO

Jun 19 2019

NEW YORK Lloyd's of London Ltd is meeting with major U.S. insurers about driving more business through its global insurance market, Chief Executive Officer John Neal said on Wednesday.

Insurance costs rocket for U.S. IPOs as twitchy investors take to courts

Jun 17 2019

Companies going public in the United States face insurance costs that have increased as much as 200% in the last three years to cover their executives against lawsuits alleging they misled investors.

More choice for IPO lawsuits in U.S. spur 200% increase in some exec insurance

Jun 17 2019

June 17 Companies going public in the United States face insurance costs that have increased as much as 200% in the last three years to cover their executives against lawsuits alleging they misled investors.

Trump's swaps watchdog bows out leaving tough enforcement legacy

Jun 07 2019

NEW YORK When chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chris Giancarlo steps down next month, he will leave an unlikely legacy: a major crackdown on white collar misconduct.

AIG to reach out to shareholders over executive pay: CEO

Jun 06 2019

NEW YORK American International Group Inc Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault said on Thursday the insurer is reaching out to shareholders, per its usual custom, who last month gave his $21 million compensation only narrow approval.

New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals: sources

May 23 2019

New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers take over corporate pension plans from companies that want to offload them, according to two people familiar with the matter.

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