Day: 2 October 2019

CFTC Fines BGC, GFI $25m for e-FX Options Fraud

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has fined BGC Financial and GFI Securities a combined total of $25 million for making false representations regarding the execution of FX options contracts The CFTC says that BGC was engaged in this fraudulent activity between January 2014 to at least December 2015 and that GFI was between July […]

Ramchandani Files $112m Lawsuit Against Citi for Malicious Prosecution

Rohan Ramchandani, who was acquitted of FX market manipulation by a jury in New York last year, has filed a lawsuit against his former employer, Citi, alleging “malicious prosecution” by the bank against him and seeking $112 million in damages. In documents filed at the Southern District of New York Court today, Ramchandani claims that […]

CFTC Fines Six Banks for Reporting Failures

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued six banks with regulatory orders over reporting failures. The six banks; Bank of New York Mellon, HSBC, Natwest Markets, Northern Trust, PNC Bank and Societe Generale were collectively fined more than $6 million over the failures – Northern Trust and SocGen were also charged with failure […]

Royal London Selects TradingScreen

Order and execution management system provider TradingScreen has been selected by UK investment management firm, Royal London Asset Management (RLAM). The partnership will allow RLAM to trade across multi-asset classes within its £130 billion portfolio via one centralised platform, offering greater operational efficiencies and therefore more time to focus on execution quality. RLAM will also […]