Citigroup Says U.S. Declines to Prosecute on Libor Rigging
The Justice Department advised the bank that it made the decision “based on the facts and circumstances."
Distressed Diva Tilton Girds for SEC Battle Over Complex Loans
The philanthropist and distressed-company investor is suing the SEC to move her case out of administrative court.
New Hire Roundup: Morningstar Names Ptak Head of Global Manager Research
Meanwhile, Wesley Long, former head of private client services at Wedbush, joined Index Fund Advisors to lead its wealth advisors.
New Hire Roundup: Securities America Promotes 7
Meanwhile, financial data aggregation firm CircleBlack appointed Bill Bartzak and Michael Castellano to its board of directors.
Bank of America Granted Penalty Relief After SEC Compromise
The SEC has resolved an impasse over punishing Bank of America in a mortgage case, clearing the way for a $16.7 billion global settlement.
BofA to Pay $7.65 Million SEC Penalty Over Capital Overstatements
Bank of America will pay millions on claims that it overstated its capital by billions after failing to report losses tied to Merrill buy.
BofA to Pay $16.65 Billion to End U.S. Mortgage Probes
The settlement, which includes $7 billion in consumer relief and a $5 billion penalty, is the harshest penalty yet related to the 2008 financial crisis.
New Hire Roundup: Janus Capital Adds Scholes, Alankar
Also in new hires, the SEC announced that Thomas Krysa has been named associate regional director for enforcement in its Denver office.
New Hire Roundup: FPA Welcomes David Brand Back to the Fold
Also this week, Securities America names a director of practice succession and acquisition and a new member for its recruiting team, while an SEC litigator joins WIlmerHale.
New Hire Roundup: Armstrong Named Wealth Dynamics Coach at Ascent
This week in new hires, Helen Zhou became managing director of private banking for the Private Client Reserve of U.S. Bank in San Francisco, and Ryan Kaufman has become a registered representative with Securities America.