N.Y. Action on Standard Chartered Surprised Other Regulators
Not only was Standard Chartered apparently blindsided by the move, so were federal regulators; negotiations had been ongoing for some time for what the bank hoped would be a quiet settlement.
Plaze to Leave SEC as Cross Joins Agency
The SEC announced Thursday that Robert Plaze, deputy director of the Division of Investment Management, is retiring from public service at the end of August while the SEC has named John J. Cross III the director of the agency’s new Office of Municipal Securities.
AIG Adds $1.5B to Government Payback
AIG’s remaining debt to the U.S. government is about $45 billion after paying an additional $1.5 billion to the U.S. Treasury Department, the company says.
People's Bank of China May Skip Weekly 3-Month Bill Sale
Word came Wednesday that the People’s Bank of China may cancel a scheduled weekly Thursday sale of three-month bills.
Advisors Set to Capitalize on 403(b) Market's Growth, Cerulli Says
New regulations that are shifting the 403(b) market present new opportunities for advisors, TPAs, and investment only asset managers, according to new research by Cerulli Associates.
States Get $185 Million to Build Insurance Exchanges
HHS awarded $185 million to 13 states and the District of Columbia to help them build Affordable Insurance Exchanges—one stop marketplaces that let consumers pick a private health plan that mirrors choices offered to Congress.
AIG to Repay $37 Billion to U.S. After Sales
AIG has raised a total of approximately $37 billion with which to repay the federal government after an IPO of AIA of Hong Kong and American Life Insurance Co. to MetLife, according to a report from NU Online News Service on Monday.
403(b)s Embracing 401(k) Standards: IA Retirement Plan Advisor for May 2010
Greater number of 403(b) plans adhering to fiduciary requirements
No Federal Regulation of Insurance, Yet, as House Committee Approves Financial Stability and Insurance Office Bills
Full House to begin debating financial reform December 9
Dodd Bill: Industry Groups See Worms In That Can
The Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2009 discussion draft is long enough to have room for many troubling provisions, insurance industry Congress watchers say.