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Cordray names Date as CFPB deputy
Monday 9 Jan 2012 | Andrew.Hickley@gfsnews.com
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director Richard Cordray has named Raj Date as the agency's first deputy director.
UK PM sets out plans to curb exec pay
David Cameron - Crown Copyright Monday 9 Jan 2012 | Nicola.York@gfnews.com
UK Prime Minister David Cameron is expected to outline his plans to clamp down on executive remuneration and hand shareholders greater powers to veto excessive pay on Monday.
Codray sets out CFPB priorities
Friday 6 Jan 2012 | Karina Whalley
Richard Cordray has vowed to clamp down on predatory lending firms in his first public speech as director of the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
UAE to get regulatory shakeup
Friday 6 Jan 2012 | Karina Whalley
The UAE is likely to have a regulatory shake-up, with the Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority soon to become its "wholesale regulator".
Regulation 'harming' the UK economy
Thursday 5 Jan 2012 | Karina Whalley
Nearly 90 per cent of top British firms fear that the amount of UK regulation is harming the country's economy, according to the annual Ipsos Mori Capitains of Industry survey.
Evca urges against Iorp changes
Wednesday 4 Jan 2012 | Andrew.Hickley@gfsnews.com
EU proposals requiring pension funds to boost their capital levels could prompt a flight away from private equity funds and other long-term investments, the European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association has warned.
CEA: 'Regulate pensions by riskiness'
Eiopa building, Frankfurt - photo by Eiopa Tuesday 3 Jan 2012 | Karina Whalley
European insurers have warned the EU's pensions authority that occupational pension products should be regulated according to their risks, not the legal vehicle through which they are sold.
FSA's second year of high fines
Tuesday 3 Jan 2012 | Karina Whalley
The UK financial watchdog has imposed £55.7m in corporate fines and forced large financial groups to pay out £160m in customer compensation in last year's investor protection drive.
DeLong: America's financial Leviathan
Tuesday 3 Jan 2012 | J. Bradford DeLong / Project Syndicate
J. Bradford DeLong, professor of economics at the University of California at Berkeley, explores why the devotion of a great deal of skill and enterprise to the US finance and insurance sector has not paid obvious economic dividends.
Italy's stock exchange wants pay reports
Tuesday 3 Jan 2012 | Karina Whalley
The Italian Companies and Stock Exchange Commission is beefing up its transparency requirements by forcing listed firms to produce remuneration reports.
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