Article: Wall Street Warned by U.S. Regulators to Speed Up Libor Exit

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Wall Street Warned by U.S. Regulators to Speed Up Libor Exit

Jesse Hamilton, Alex Harris, and Christopher Condon, 11 June 2021

Wall Street banks must speed up their efforts to stop using Libor, regulators said Friday, issuing one of their sternest warnings yet about abandoning the scandal-plagued benchmark.

From Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, watchdogs made clear during a meeting of the Financial Stability Oversight Council that time is running out. The admonishment — coming from the heads of all of the U.S.’s most powerful financial agencies — marked a remarkably high-profile push to light a fire under banks including Citigroup Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Continue reading “Article: Wall Street Warned by U.S. Regulators to Speed Up Libor Exit”

Fined: Goldman Sachs Execution & Clearing Fined by FINRA (July 2015)

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FINRA Fines Goldman Sachs Execution & Clearing, L.P. $1.8 Million for OATS and Trade Reporting Failures

Michelle Ong, Nancy Condon

FINRA.org, 27 July 2015

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) announced today that it has fined Goldman Sachs Execution & Clearing, L.P. $1.8 million for systemic Order Audit Trail System (OATS) reporting violations spanning a period of more than eight years, failure to accurately submit required trade reports to the appropriate FINRA Trade Reporting Facility (TRF), and related supervisory failures.

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Fined: Goldman Sachs & Co. Fined by FINRA (April 2012)

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Goldman, Sachs & Co. Fined $22 Million for Supervisory Failures Relating to Trading and Equity Research

Michelle Ong, Nancy Condon

FINRA, 12 April 2012

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) today announced that it has fined Goldman, Sachs & Co. $22 million for failing to supervise equity research analyst communications with traders and clients and for failing to adequately monitor trading in advance of published research changes to detect and prevent possible information breaches by its research analysts. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) today announced a related settlement with Goldman. Pursuant to the settlements, Goldman will pay $11 million each to FINRA and the SEC.

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Fined: Goldman Sachs Fined by FINRA (November 2010)

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Goldman Sachs to Pay $650,000 for Failing to Disclose Wells Notices

Nancy Condon, George Smaragdis

FINRA.org, 9 November 2010

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) announced today that it has fined Goldman, Sachs & Co. $650,000 for failing to disclose that two of its registered representatives, including Fabrice Tourre, had received formal notices from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that they were the subjects of investigations. Tourre’s “Wells Notice” was issued in connection with the SEC’s investigation of an offering of a synthetic collateralized debt obligation (CDO) called ABACUS 2007-ACI (Abacus).

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