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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Financial giant JPMorgan agrees to pay US$5.1 billion to mortgage authority

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 06:22am by AP, NYT, WASHINGTON POST

    ... Chase has agreed to pay hardly ends its legal troubles over claims it misled buyers about mortgage securities it sold. It's merely a down payment. The financial services giant still faces heavy monetary burdens. The bank has set aside US$23 billion to cover potential legal costs- and it may need it all. On Friday, JPMorgan called its latest settlement an "important ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Fears of tough action by Beijing following allegation BOC launders money

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 11:34pm by Daniel Ren

    ... The Bank of China cash-transfer service at the centre of money laundering allegations could escalate the sabre-rattling between the mainland's liberal-minded bankers and conservative ... of offering illegal money laundering services to rich clients via the Youhuitong platform. BOC denied the allegation, insisting the service was part of a pilot programme aimed at internationalising ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    BNP faces US$10b sanctions settlement, source says

    Posted May 31st 2014, 12:59am by BLOOM

    ... Vance Jnr. Benjamin Lawsky, superintendent of New York's Department of Financial Services, is also involved in the discussions, along with the Federal Reserve and the Department ... in the US discussions over Paris-based BNP and views the case as a legal matter that must follow its own course, three sources have said. BNP said in 2011 that it was reviewing operations to see how ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    China's nervous savers show need for deposit insurance

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 01:13am by Reuters

    ... according to Simon Gleave, regional head of financial services at KPMG. Mainland depositors have long assumed that the government would step in to prevent a bank from failing. But the nervous savers ... of smaller private banks also increases the need for depositor protection. As a result, market participants expect the government to speed up the introduction of the legal infrastructure to ensure ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Worried depositors descend on Jiangsu bank amid insolvency rumours

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 05:29am by Daniel Ren

    ... depositors was continuing, the official admitted. He said the bank was trying its utmost to stop the situation from developing into chaos. "We are a legal bank licensed by the China Banking ... Service. The bank admitted that the failed businesses of loan guarantors could be a root cause of the "rumours". Loan guarantors are common in rural and underdeveloped parts ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Account problems cloud Hong Kong hub hopes

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:45am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... Benjamin Robertson benjamin.robertson@scmp.com Companies and trusts are finding it hard to set up banking services in the city, threatening its hopes of becoming service centre of Far East ... to accept it, we will refuse it. It is entirely incompatible with Hong Kong's stated aim to be the service centre for the Far East," said Howard Bilton, the chairman of global corporate ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Rising rents see banks reluctant to offer safe deposit boxes

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... that is considered a customer service rather than an important income source." That leaves more people without a place to store their valuables such as jewellery, share certificates and legal papers. ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Rising cost of real estate sees branches deciding not to offer service, leaving customers in the lurch when it comes to securing valuables You can't bank ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Barclays under criminal probe over Qatar fund

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... into payments under certain commercial agreements between Barclays and Qatar Holding", the lender said yesterday. The investigation is another legal pitfall for Britain's second-biggest lender ... of its consumer banking business. Prosecutors are working with the Financial Services Authority (FSA), Britain's finance regulator, which is conducting a civil investigation into whether ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    China bank workers laid off a decade ago demand better compensation

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 12:00am by JANE CAI

    ... of the world's biggest banks. One of the protesters, Li Li, 53, a former Construction Bank accountant, said she was given 4,000 yuan a year for her 25 years of service at its Yaan branch ... with the fat profit the lenders are making today. But the petitioners will find it difficult to press their case without proof of lenders' misconduct, say legal experts. Li said she started ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Former US tax examiner charged with naming whistleblower- US prosecutor

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 10:28am

    ... A former US Internal Revenue Service examiner was arrested on Thursday and charged with exposing an IRS whistleblower and interfering with the audit of an international bank, said the US ... said the statement and legal documents based on an investigation by the US Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, an IRS watchdog unit. Lerner was leading negotiations between ...




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