SEC

Wells pays another fine; bank stocks keep falling

02/28/20

The bank agreed to pay $35 million to settle SEC charges it recommended high-risk ETFs to some customers; coronavirus fears continue to batter financial shares.

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Cheat sheet: Inside the $3B Wells Fargo settlement

02/21/20

The ten-digit penalty marks an important milestone for the bank, but individual ex-bankers may still be at risk and grueling hearings lie ahead for current leadership.

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Wells Fargo pays $3 billion, avoids prosecution for sales abuses

02/21/20

A deferred-prosecution agreement with the Justice Department spares the bank a potential criminal conviction — provided it cooperates with continuing probes and abides by other conditions.

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The cybersecurity threat lurking in the GPS systems banks count on

01/29/20

Outages or disruptions of GPS signals — sometimes malicious, sometimes not — could quickly knock out computers, ATMs and card networks.

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‘Extraordinarily inefficient’: Scharf’s blunt assessment of Wells Fargo

01/14/20

The Charlie Scharf era began with the company's lowest quarterly net income in more than nine years. Culprits included falling revenue, rising salaries and yet more financial fallout from the bank's sales scandal.

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Former Wells Fargo execs may face criminal charges in coming weeks

01/03/20

Several former high-level Wells Fargo executives are under criminal investigation in connection with the bank's fake-account scandal and could be indicted as soon as this month.

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‘It’s game time’: Libor transition to pick up steam in new year

12/29/19

Regulators' oversight of the industry's switch to a new interest rate benchmark is expected to intensify as a key deadline approaches.

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Join the family bank? Nah, I'll start a fintech

11/24/19

George Cook could have joined Somerset Trust, where his father is CEO. Instead, he founded Honeycomb Credit, a crowdfunding platform that competes with banks.

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As federal fintech regulatory plans founder, a push for alternatives

11/05/19

Many in the space are seeking the creation of a "flexible" supervisory regime that relies on existing authorities and a hands-off approach from state agencies, but such a plan faces an uphill battle.

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Four U.S. regulators join global innovation network

10/24/19

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and the Securities and Exchange Commision announced Thursday they had joined the Global Financial Innovation Network.

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