17th April 2017
The EU is hurtling towards the implementation of MiFID II, a huge body of rule changes that no one will be ready for. Some regulatory flexibility will have to be shown or the process may end up resembling a car crash. Read More
14th April 2017
Trust Across America’s focus has always been on finding and highlighting the “best in breed” corporate citizens while leaving the worst for the scrutiny of others. But today is only Wednesday and my inbox is swamped with so many trust busting stories that my head is spinning. Here we go:… Read More
14th April 2017
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced enforcement actions against 27 individuals and entities behind various alleged stock promotion schemes that left investors with the impression they were reading independent, unbiased analyses on investing websites while writers were being secretly compensated for touting company stocks. SEC investigations uncovered scenarios in… Read More
4th April 2017
Congressional Democrats filed an amicus brief with a federal appeals court in support of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s current structure as an independent agency and its constitutionality. The brief was filed after a D.C. Circuit Court granted the CFPB’s petition for rehearing en banc in a case related to… Read More
4th April 2017
It was a fraud scheme involving penny stocks, but the scheme’s mastermind ended up making millions of dollars from unsuspecting investors around the country. California resident Zirk de Maison, a self-described merchant banker, devised a plan to make himself some easy money off the backs of hard-working folks. From about… Read More
28th March 2017
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) today announces that Tesco plc and Tesco Stores Limited (Tesco) have agreed that they committed market abuse in relation to a trading update published on 29 August 2014, which gave a false or misleading impression about the value of publicly traded Tesco shares and bonds. Read More
23rd March 2017
The US sanctions programme, an extension of the nation’s foreign policy, is given bite by the dominance of the US dollar in global finance, America’s stranglehold on the parts and software that are essential in technology products, and the size of the largest consumer market on earth. Read More
20th March 2017
Progressive trade legislation must become part of Liam Fox's negotiations Read More
15th March 2017
Former Barclays Plc executives sent final pleas to the U.K. Serious Fraud Office arguing they shouldn’t face prosecution related to a 2008 fundraising campaign involving Qatar, as the agency prepares to announce whether it will charge anyone in the probe, according to people with… Read More
13th March 2017
In the current deregulatory environment, investment advisers might expect a reprieve from new federal compliance rules. But one exception is the proposal for an anti-money-laundering regulation, which experts believe is likely to become the law of the land, bringing with it a significant new compliance responsibility. A year and a… Read More