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U.S. markets regulators reach deal on Dodd-Frank swaps capital rules

21 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. markets regulators on Friday unveiled an agreement on how much capital and margin firms must hold when trading swaps based on securities, finalizing a key piece of the 2010 Dodd-Frank law introduced following the 2007-09 financial crisis.

U.S. markets regulators reach deal on Dodd-Frank swaps capital rules

21 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON, June 21 U.S. markets regulators on Friday unveiled an agreement on how much capital and margin firms must hold when trading swaps based on securities, finalizing a key piece of the 2010 Dodd-Frank law introduced following the 2007-09 financial crisis.

U.S. regulator considers boosting investor options to private offerings

18 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday it is considering boosting the number of options in private stock sales by broadening access to more potential investors and revamping the capital-raising process of private companies.

U.S. markets regulator seeks public comment on expanding private offerings framework

18 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON, June 18 The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday invited the public to comment on whether it should expand its private offering framework, a move to consider boosting the number of investors in private companies, the agency said.

KPMG fined $50 million for using stolen data, exam fraud - U.S. SEC

17 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON KPMG LLP has agreed to pay a $50 million (£44 million) fine over allegations former staffers used stolen information to alter some of the accounting firm's previous audit work and cheated on training exams, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday.

Fannie, Freddie government guarantee should be limited: U.S. housing finance chief

14 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON The head of the U.S. Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) said on Thursday that Congress should create a "limited" explicit guarantee for government-sponsored enterprises Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

U.S. consumer watchdog delays existing payday lending rule compliance

07 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON, June 7 The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Friday said it is once again extending the compliance date for an ability-to-repay provision of a rule cracking down on payday lenders.

U.S. SEC adopts rules to prevent broker conflicts, boost disclosure

05 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday voted to adopt a package of rules requiring brokerage firms to disclose potential conflicts in the fees investors pay and the commissions brokers earn when giving financial advice.

U.S. SEC poised to adopt rules aimed at preventing broker conflicts, boosting disclosure

05 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON, June 5 The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday will vote to adopt a package of rules mandating brokerage firms disclose potential conflicts in the fees investors pay and the commission brokers earn when giving financial advice.

Palestinians deserve self-determination but uncertain they can govern themselves - Kushner

03 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said in an interview broadcast on Sunday that the Palestinians deserve "self-determination," but stopped short of backing Palestinian statehood and expressed uncertainty over their ability to govern themselves. | Video

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