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U.S. consumer watchdog proposes exemptions for banks, credit unions on remittances

03 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. consumer watchdog on Tuesday proposed making permanent an exemption that allows certain banks and credit unions to estimate the international remittance fees they charge consumers in instances when it may be too expensive for the firms to provide exact figures.

U.S. securities regulator proposes new rules on use of derivatives in exchange traded funds

26 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. securities regulator on Monday proposed new regulations for the use of derivatives by investment funds to introduce some safeguards for more risky products and increase competition.

Big banks would get climate stress tests under proposed U.S. law

20 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Democratic Senator Brian Schatz of Hawaii on Wednesday introduced a bill that would direct the Federal Reserve to subject large banks to so-called "stress tests" measuring their resilience to climate-related financial risks.

Exclusive: U.S. regulator rethinking changes to whistleblower program after backlash - sources

15 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The U.S. securities regulator is rethinking a proposal that could weaken a landmark whistleblower program after a pushback from whistleblower lawyers and advocates, people with knowledge of the deliberations told Reuters.

EXCLUSIVE-U.S. regulator rethinking changes to whistleblower program after backlash -sources

15 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, Nov 15 The U.S. securities regulator is rethinking a proposal that could weaken a landmark whistleblower program after a pushback from whistleblower lawyers and advocates, people with knowledge of the deliberations told Reuters.

Factbox: How the SEC is making life easier for corporate America

07 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON Under the Trump administration, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has taken more than two dozen measures - including trimming rules - that make life easier for corporate America, according to a Reuters analysis of SEC announcements and interviews with more than a dozen lawyers, academics and advocacy groups.

Factbox: How the SEC is making life easier for corporate America

07 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON Under the Trump administration, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has taken more than two dozen measures - including trimming rules - that make life easier for corporate America, according to a Reuters analysis of SEC announcements and interviews with more than a dozen lawyers, academics and advocacy groups.

Investors left exposed as Trump's SEC gives America Inc a helping hand

07 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON The United States' top market cop is slowly taking the shackles off corporations.

RPT-ANALYSIS-Investors left exposed as Trump's SEC gives America Inc helping hand

06 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON, Nov 6 The United States' top market cop is slowly taking the shackles off corporations.

FACTBOX-How the SEC is making life easier for corporate America

06 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON, Nov 6 Under the Trump administration, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has taken more than two dozen measures - including trimming rules - that make life easier for corporate America, according to a Reuters analysis of SEC announcements and interviews with more than a dozen lawyers, academics and advocacy groups.

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