The chairman of the Federal Reserve is testifying before Congress this week, where he will likely face tough questions about the agency’s decision to let two banks slide on their exams late last month.
Bank of America has agreed to pay a multimillion-dollar sum to settle a defamation claim brought by former executive Omeed Malik, who was fired by the bank earlier this year, according to a person familiar with the matter.
U.S. financial institutions such as Bank of America, Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase and Goldman Sachs have reported hundreds of millions of dollars of losses stemming from the scandal at retailer Steinhoff International.
Financial institutions are beginning to get on board with the global fight against climate change, but they are still trailing pension funds and insurance companies in putting these concerns into action.
Under a consent order with Texas and seven other states, the Atlanta-based credit reporting firm agreed to shore up its information security efforts, but it will not have to pay any financial penalties.
U.S. officials are letting big banks exploit loopholes in Dodd-Frank rules that were meant to curb excessive risk-taking in derivatives, several academics and former policymakers warned. They urged state attorneys general to take action.