The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that it has filed an emergency action and obtained an asset freeze against the operators of a South Florida-based investment scheme that defrauded over 100 retail investors, many of whom are…
New analysis of the role that state-owned enterprises play with regard to corruption in the global financial sector, suggest serious implications for national economies, according to new research by the International Monetary Fund (IMF)
As the UK once again heads to the polls on 12 December, marking the third general election since 2015, the country and its politicians face a monumental struggle to deliver a clear course for the nation’s future.
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The EIB has taken another step forward in the promotion of clean energy production in Spain. The EU bank will provide EUR 50m in financing to Renovables de la Ribera, a 50-50 joint venture between Iberdrola and Caja Rural de Navarra to build a new rene...
This confiscation order follows the FCA prosecution in which Mr Starling was sentenced to 5 years’ imprisonment for defrauding investors of just under £3m in relation to unauthorised investment schemes he operated between 2008 and 2017. Mark Steward, E...
A new report from the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) highlights improvements to the capital framework to better capture CVA risk.
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision's (BCBS) Basel III standard includes a countercyclical capital buffer (CCyB) regime. National authorities can implement a CCyB requirement to ensure that the banking system has an additional buffer of capital ...