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December 4, 2013 E.U. Hits 8 Banks with 1.7 Billion Euros in Fines for Rate RiggingSource: NY Times
LONDON — The European Union has fined eight banks a combined 1.7 billion euros in a historic accord over alleged collusion to fix two benchmark interest rates. The settlement, worth about $2.3 billion and announced by European...
Reuters - NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "Only 22 percent of Americans trust the financial system. Despite a broad stock market rally since the financial crisis officially ended, public distrust of banks and investment...
December 3, 2013 Goldman and JPMorgan’s New Capital Plans Satisfy RegulatorSource: NY Times
Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase have finally overcome a regulatory rebuke that had been hanging over both banks since the Federal Reserve performed stress tests this year on large financial firms.
November 21, 2013 ICCR: Top U.S. Banks Get Average Or Below-Average Scores On Key Shareholder Concerns
CNBC - In addition to in-person meetings, members continued to gather data via company CSR reports, websites, regulatory filings such as 10-Ks and proxy circulars, through watchdog organizations such as the îCenterî...
November 19, 2013 7 Leading Banks To Be Scored On Key Shareholder Concerns, Including Executive Compensation And Risk Management
Sacramento Bee - NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2013 -- Scorecard from îInterfaithî îCenterî on îCorporateî îResponsibilityî to Examine Bank of America ... SOURCE îInterfaithî...
November 19, 2013 JPMorgan, Justice Department near $13B settlementSource: USA Today
(Photo: Seth Wenig, AP) Story Highlights Bank would take responsibility for mortgages marketed by Washington Mutual under tentative deal Pending agreement expected to include $4 billion in homeowner...
November 18, 2013 Fed’s Rosengren Says Banks With Broker-Dealer Units Pose RisksSource: Bloomberg BusinessWeek
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren said big international banks with broker-dealer operations pose risks to financial stability, and regulators need to ensure the firms hold sufficient capital.
November 4, 2013 The Whittling Away of Bank of America
The Motley Fool - For Bank of America (NYSE: BAC ) , paying huge legal settlements has become a way of corporate life since the mortgage meltdown that caused the financial crisis. Though other big banks have also faced many...
November 1, 2013 Fannie Mae sues banks over alleged Libor manipulationSource: Washington Post
Fannie Mae filed a lawsuit Thursday against nine of the world’s largest banks over losses that the mortgage finance giant suffered from the alleged manipulation of the global interest rate known as Libor.
Source: Washington Post
Settlement talks between the Justice Department and JPMorgan Chase are in danger of breaking down over the bank’s demands that it avoid future criminal charges and that another government agency pay some of the $13 billion price...
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