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Wells Fargo to Pay $400,000 Over Alleged Swaps Reporting Failure

wsj.com — Wells Fargo & Co. is again under regulatory scrutiny, this time for its swap-dealing unit's alleged failure to submit accurate reports on trader positions as required by its regulator. The San Francisco-based bank agreed to pay $400,000 to settle the allegations by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, without admitting or denying...

Battle Over Munis Moves to Senate

wsj.com — WASHINGTON-A bipartisan group of senators is pushing to include municipal bonds in bank-safety rules, the latest wrinkle in a continuing fight over how safe-and salable-the debt of states and localities would be in another financial crisis. Sens. Mark Warner (D., Va.), Charles Schumer (D., N.Y.) and Mike Rounds (R., S.D.)

Majority of Judges in MetLife Appeal Appointed by Obama

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Panel's makeup is good for regulators, bad for insurer, analysts say WASHINGTON-An appeal of a trial judge's decision to rescind federal regulators' oversight of MetLife Inc.

Fight Over Firms’ Disclosure of Political Donations Continues in Congress

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Ackerman’s Take: One of These Cases Is Not Like the Others

wsj.com — Wells Fargo's settlement with regulators this month, like many previous cases involving Wall Street firms, doesn't include any admission of wrongdoing. Yet critics who lambasted earlier settlements for that very reason have been quiet this time around, prompting head-scratching from some observers.

CFTC Chief Eyes Delay to Swaps Rules

wsj.com — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission will consider giving energy firms, smaller banks and other companies a reprieve until 2018 before they face heightened regulatory oversight as so-called swap dealers, CFTC Chairman Tim Massad said.

SEC Chief, A Major League Baseball Fan, Throws Out First Pitch

wsj.com — Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Jo White threw out the ceremonial first pitch Tuesday as the Washington Nationals faced off at home against the New York Mets.

Jamie Dimon Says He’d ‘Love to Be President,’ but It’s Too Hard to Run

wsj.com — WASHINGTON-President James Dimon? It isn't in the cards. Mr. Dimon, the longtime chief of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., on Monday said he would "love" to serve as commander in chief but the rigors of running are too great.

JPM’s Dimon Says Fed Should Raise Interest Rates ‘Sooner Rather Than Later’

wsj.com — WASHINGTON-J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James Dimon said he favors increasing interest rates "sooner rather than later," saying the economy can handle a modest increase. "A 25-basis-point increase is a drop in the bucket," he said Monday, speaking at the Economic Club of Washington, D.C.

House Passes Bill to Curb Private-Equity Rules

wsj.com — WASHINGTON-House lawmakers on Friday approved a bill to ease regulatory requirements on private-equity managers, legislation that the White House has threatened to veto. The House voted 261 to 145 to advance the bill sponsored by Rep. Robert Hurt (R., Va.), largely along party lines.
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Sep 27, 2016

Wells Fargo to pay $400,000 over alleged swaps reporting failure  http://on.wsj.com/2dpgr9z 

Sep 27, 2016

SEC considers outsourcing some regulation of money managers  http://on.wsj.com/2cT6qfr 

Sep 27, 2016

CFTC Chief Massad kinda anticlimactic about the proposed source-code repository in Reg AT, says he'll soon have more to say about it #SIFMA https://t.co/2HRZVXdhEJ

Sep 27, 2016

RT @theofrancis: Woah. I just read a hockey article. To the end. Fascinating. (OK, it was also about tech.) From @vipalmonga https://t.co/vfecAAUKBi via @WSJ

Sep 27, 2016

RT @MaryLuWSJ: Bipartisan group of senators pushes to include municipal bonds in bank-safety rules. @amacker reports: https://t.co/IWcUas2zO3

Sep 27, 2016

The prized possession of the IRS: Al Capone’s .38 revolver  http://on.wsj.com/2dkuc9r  via @aviswanatha

Sep 27, 2016

RT @JoshZumbrun: Everything old is new again: When Jimmy Carter attacked the Fed chairman during the presidential debate https://t.co/PuB28lUr44


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