Regulation

Robert Nagle, an architect of ERISA, dies at 84

Robert Nagle, an architect of ERISA, dies at 84

Robert E. Nagle, who as general counsel of the Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare was one of the architects of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, died on Saturday night in ...

August 18, 2014 | 03:32 pm
S&P Dow Jones Indices stands pat on Russian stocks

S&P Dow Jones Indices stands pat on Russian stocks

S&P Dow Jones Indices will not remove any Russian stocks from its indexes at this time as a result of recent sanctions on some Russian securities imposed by the Department of Treasury’s Office...

August 18, 2014 | 02:45 pm
Challenges of cybersecurity

Challenges of cybersecurity

Trustees and other fiduciaries overseeing large asset pools face increasing challenges from cybersecurity risk, and must strengthen their risk management and preparedness to deal with these potential ...

August 18, 2014
Global retirement systems must be reformed — EY report

Global retirement systems must be reformed — EY report

There is a general acceptance among industry experts, policymakers and governments that global retirement systems must be reformed

August 13, 2014 | 06:00 am
Sanctions against Russia may lead to index changes

Sanctions against Russia may lead to index changes

Index funds might have to divest Russian securities under new sanctions.

August 04, 2014
Poll results: Do you think Dodd-Frank addresses the 'too-big-to-fail' threat?

Poll results: Do you think Dodd-Frank addresses the 'too-big-to-fail' threat?

The vast majority of P&I Online readers do not believe the Dodd-Frank Act addresses the "too-big-to-fail" threat.

July 28, 2014 | 03:09 pm

CFTC commissioner appointed CEO at International Swaps and Derivatives Association

Scott O'Malia was named CEO of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, the organization announced Wednesday.

July 23, 2014 | 01:29 pm
Hedge funds, banks come under fire for basket options

Hedge funds, banks come under fire for basket options

Renaissance Technologies, Barclays Bank PLC, and Deutsche Bank AG were criticized for misusing structured financial products to avoid taxes and banking leverage limits.

July 22, 2014 | 03:33 pm
Dodd-Frank critics mark anniversary with reform ideas

Dodd-Frank critics mark anniversary with reform ideas

The House Financial Services Committee wants to mark the fourth anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act by repealing some provisions.

July 21, 2014 | 04:01 pm
Risk from liquidity to regulation a concern for investment execs

Risk from liquidity to regulation a concern for investment execs

Money managers and asset owners are wrestling with how to help employees manage their investments to provide adequate retirement income in a defined-contribution-dominated world, said speakers at...

July 07, 2014
DOL fee-disclosure guide upsetting DC record keepers

DOL fee-disclosure guide upsetting DC record keepers

Members of the defined contribution industry have had three months to try to digest a Department of Labor proposed rule on fee disclosure, and many of them are choking on it.

June 23, 2014
Transparency could guide SEC trading agenda

Transparency could guide SEC trading agenda

Increasing the transparency of prices and potential conflicts of interest in institutional trades in dark pools and automated trading systems will drive the SEC's policy agenda for the next several...

June 23, 2014
Academics tackle  high-frequency trading problem

Academics tackle high-frequency trading problem

Three academics have identified a market structure they contend would enhance liquidity and stability, overcoming detrimental impacts to investors of high-frequency trading.

June 09, 2014
SEC chairwoman outlines proposals for dark pools, HFT

SEC chairwoman outlines proposals for dark pools, HFT

The SEC will consider requiring more disclosure of institutional trades made through dark pools and other automated trading systems, and require high-frequency traders to register as broker-dealers,...

June 05, 2014 | 03:20 pm
Credit Suisse awaits DOL asset manager exemption

Credit Suisse awaits DOL asset manager exemption

Credit Suisse is seeking permission to continue providing asset management services to retirement plans, after its banking entity pleaded guilty to helping U.S. citizens avoid taxes overseas.

June 02, 2014 | 03:47 pm