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  • June 13- The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has named Washington- based securities lawyer, Robert Cook, as its new president and chief executive officer, the regulator said on Monday. Cook, a partner at law firm Cleary Gottlieb Steen& Hamilton LLP, also headed the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Trading and Markets from 2010 to 2013.

  • LONDON, April 1- A global task force unveiled plans on Friday for all listed companies to disclose in financial reports how climate-related risks could hit their bottom line. The Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures was called for by the Group of 20 economies and set up by the G20's Financial Stability Board. Mary Schapiro, a member of the task...

  • Schapiro: Confidnent agency will pursue violations

    Former SEC Chair Mary Schapiro shares her opinion on her successor Mary Jo White's "tough cop" image, as well as her confidence in the agency.

  • Schapiro: More & better quality capital in system

    Former SEC Chair Mary Schapiro discusses whether capital markets are more transparent today than they were 5 years ago, derivatives regulation and Mark Cuban's take on the SEC.

  • Eugene A. Ludwig, center, founded Promontory Financial after serving as President Bill Clinton’s comptroller of the currency.

    The Senate Banking Committee is set to hold a hearing on Thursday to examine whether regulators inappropriately "outsource" oversight to consultants that are paid billions of dollars by the banks. The NY Times reports.

  • President Obama with Mary Jo White and Richard Cordray.

    President Obama nominated Mary Jo White to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission, tapping an attorney with broad experience in prosecuting white-collar crimes to lead an agency that has a central role in implementing Wall Street reform.

  • Robert Khuzami, the enforcement director at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission who worked to rebuild the SEC's tarnished image after the Madoff scandal and the financial crisis, is departing the agency, the SEC announced on Wednesday.

  • Congress Goes Back to Work

    SEC head Mary Schapiro is stepping down, and CNBC's Eamon Javers has word on her "desinated" successor. And John Harwood reports on movement toward avoiding the fiscal cliff as Congress returns to work following the Thanksgiving holiday.

  • SEC Chair Schapiro Leaving

    SEC head Mary Schapiro is stepping down, and Commission Member Elisse Walter has been designated as her replacement, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers. Jeff Kilburg, Killir Kapital Management, weighs in.

  • Nov 2- The health of the U.S. economy has been central to the campaign for the White House, with both President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney seeking to convince voters they have a plan to usher in faster growth and job creation.

  • *Bair renews backing for ideas like ending $1 per share. *Fund firms seek compromise for oversight of $2.5 trillion industry.

  • *Geithner wants FSOC to step in after SEC failed to act.

  • *Citi fired top Internet analyst and junior analyst. BOSTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 26- Citigroup fired its top Internet analyst, Mark Mahaney, and paid a $2 million fine to a Massachusetts regulator to settle charges that the bank improperly disclosed research on Facebook IPO and information on other tech companies.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 25- Two influential U.S. senators on Thursday urged regulators to resolve any differences and finish writing a controversial ban on proprietary trading known as the Volcker rule.

  • The financial overhaul law passed in 2010 called for new oversight of derivatives, the complex investments blamed for hastening the financial crisis, and required the SEC to write the rules.

  • Oct 11- U.S. prime money market funds continued to increase their investments in Canadian and Japanese entities during the third quarter of 2012, according to a new report by Fitch Ratings. In August 2012, Fitch-rated prime MMFs allocated 6.4% of their assets to ABCP and are expected to continue the declining trend.

  • *SEC action is' first-best' option; FSOC is' second-best'. *Fed official still hopes SEC will adopt money market rules. Fed Governor Daniel Tarullo said it was unfortunate that the SEC, the primary regulator of the $2.6 trillion industry, has so far failed to advance new rules for the market, which since the financial crisis has been viewed as posing a systemic risk.

  • *SEC action is' first-best' option; FSOC is' second-best'. *Fed official still hopes SEC will adopt money market rules. Fed Governor Daniel Tarullo said it was unfortunate that the SEC, the primary regulator of the $2.6 trillion industry, has so far failed to advance new rules for the market, which since the financial crisis has been viewed as posing a systemic risk.

  • Fed Governor Daniel Tarullo said it was unfortunate that the SEC, the primary regulator of the$ 2.6 trillion i ndustry, has so far failed to advance new rules for the market that since the financial crisis has been seen as posing a systemic risk.

  • Fed Governor Daniel Tarullo said it was unfortunate that the SEC, the primary regulator of the funds, has so far failed to advance new rules for the market that since the financial crisis has been seen as posing a systemic risk.