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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Credit Suisse discloses FCPA investigation for Asia hiring practices

Banking giant Credit Suisse Group AG said Wednesday the DOJ and SEC are investigating its hiring practices in the Asia Pacific region.

The agencies want to know whether Credit Suisse hired referrals from government agencies and other state-owned entities “in exchange for investment banking business and/or regulatory approvals,” according to a fourth-quarter earnings release.… Continue Reading

FINRA penalizes Citigroup $11 million for telling customers to buy when it meant sell

For nearly five years Citigroup Inc. sent retail customers the wrong research ratings on more than 1,800 stocks, causing many to buy and hold shares they never would have owned.

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority or FINRA fined Citigroup $5.5 million and ordered it to pay at least $6 million in compensation to retail customers for the ratings errors.… Continue Reading