SEC

Strip FASB of its powers

06/12/20

Lawmakers should go further than their recent criticism of the Financial Accounting Standards Board's loan-loss rule and just hand over its duties to the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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JPMorgan to offer banking to crypto exchanges; news services sue SBA

05/13/20

The move is the first time the bank has provided services to digital currency players; the Washington Post and four other heavy hitters want details on PPP and small business disaster loan programs.

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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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