Och-Ziff Duo Charged in African Fiasco
The SEC has filed a complaint against Michael Cohen and Vanja Baros alleging corrupt dealings in Africa and that the pair misled the hedge fund.
January 27, 2017
Trump’s SEC Chair Pick Sets Stage for Regulation Rollback
Jay Clayton, a longtime Wall Street lawyer, is not a Trump loyalist but wants the job because he thinks regulation is stifling growth, says a person who knows him well.
January 6, 2017
Och-Ziff’s No Good, Very Bad Year
Assets at Dan Och’s hedge fund firm continue to fall in the wake of mediocre performance and its bribery scandal.
January 5, 2017
The Case Against Leon Cooperman
The Wall Street legend has promised to fight to clear his name. But the SEC has a pretty compelling case, lawyers say.
December 5, 2016
Weekend Giant Reading: August 26 – 28, 2016
Welcome to the weekend, everybody. Here’s your weekly news from the Avenue of Giants!
August 26, 2016
Daily Agenda: Oil Prices Fall on Robust Supply
Crude markets surprised by supply data; Glencore announces smaller losses; Apollo settles with SEC over fees.
August 24, 2016
To Price Sustainability Risk, You Need an Industry View
Efforts to improve sustainability reporting by companies require taking an industry approach to regulatory disclosure.
August 23, 2016
SEC Steps In on RIA Succession Planning
A new rule could require registered advisers to meet strict, and potentially expensive, guidelines for business continuity and transition plans.
July 26, 2016
Daily Agenda: As the U.K. Votes, Markets Hold their Breath
Pound and equities strengthen as balloting begins; Twilio’s valuation a relief for unicorns; Democrats stage House protest on gun legislation.
June 23, 2016
Sam Masoudi Gets Wyoming Pension Plans on Balanced Footing
Since arriving at the Wyoming Retirement System in late 2013, the CIO has worked to get the Equality State’s pension house in order.
May 10, 2016