How Blockchain Can Aid Dodd-Frank Compliance
A faster, more accurate posttrade settlement system would lend transparency and cost efficiency to financial transactions.
April 20, 2016
Automation Brings a New Era for Currency Traders
Automation and regulation have begun to dramatically reduce the ranks of forex traders, particularly at the banks. One result: volatility.
February 18, 2016
Tommy Gahan, Can You Hear Me?
My recent profile of Benefit Street Partners CEO Tommy Gahan is a reminder of the transformation taking hold of Wall Street and the role of journalists in documenting it.
November 24, 2014
Basel III, Banks, Bond Trading and the Volcker Rule
Marketfield Asset Management CIO Michael Aronstein is concerned new rules may pose problems for financial markets as a whole.
Robert Stowe England
December 12, 2013
As Former Prop Desks Spin Out, Logistical Difficulties Emerge
As prop traders look to start new hedge funds, they’ve got their work cut out for them.
December 3, 2012
Banks Seed Traders They’ve Had to Spin Off
The Volcker Rule is spawning a spate of new hedge funds led by former traders whom the new regulation has forced banks to let go — and banks provide the leg up necessary to get started.
August 6, 2012
Jamie Dimon Faces Unfamiliar Heat in Washington
JPMorgan CEO’s complaints about financial regulation will fall on deafer ears in the nation’s capital, following the bank’s big loss on derivatives.
June 7, 2012
Financial Regulation Seen Boosting the Cost of Debt
Volcker rule’s ban on proprietary trading by banks is curbing banks’ interest in issuing corporate bonds, experts say. And banks’ aversion will only increase with more rules to come.
February 23, 2012
PwC: Foreign Banks More Worried about Volcker Rule
Foreign banks are much more concerned about the Dodd-Frank act’s Volcker rule than U.S. firms are, according to Daniel Ryan, chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ financial services regulatory practice.
November 24, 2011
Demand for Emerging Hedge Fund Managers Remains Slim
For emerging hedge fund managers, seeding and other investment is thin on the ground as investors prefer well-established shops.
February 8, 2011