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Capital Markets

Capital Markets Law360 provides breaking news and analysis on the capital markets sector. Coverage includes stock and bond offerings, mortgage-backed securities, foreign exchange, follow-on offerings, and debt deals, as well as related litigation and policy developments.

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Latest News in Capital Markets

  • January 23, 2019

    Ex-Barclays Chiefs Duped Shareholders, Atty Tells Court

    Four former Barclays PLC directors fraudulently deceived the bank’s shareholders by failing to declare additional fees they paid to Qatari investors at the height of the financial crisis and by using other agreements as a “smokescreen” to cover their tracks, prosecutors told a jury in London on Wednesday.

  • January 23, 2019

    Capital Markets Need Stronger Regulators, Central Banks Say

    Governments should boost the independence and investigatory powers of their financial regulators to help strengthen domestic capital markets, a report issued by the Bank for International Settlements recommended on Wednesday.

  • January 22, 2019

    FINRA Targets Online Distribution, Compliance As 2019 Focus

    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority will put a spotlight on online securities distribution platforms and compliance with new rules and disclosure obligations as it looks for the first time toward risk monitoring, the brokerage watchdog said Tuesday in its annual examination letter.

  • January 22, 2019

    Citi Issues €1B Inaugural Green Bond To Fund Enviro Goals

    Citigroup Inc. said Tuesday that it has issued its first green bond, which will be used to fund renewable energy and conservation efforts and was issued via €1 billion ($1.1 billion) three-year fixed-rate notes.

  • January 22, 2019

    Deals Rumor Mill: Fawaz Alhokair, Saudi Aramco, Colfax

    Fawaz Alhokair Group has reportedly tapped Morgan Stanley and Moelis related to reignited plans to float its Arabian Centres malls unit, Saudi Aramco could invest billions in natural gas in the United States, and Colfax Corp. has tapped Goldman Sachs to help it sell its Howden unit.

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