Wall Street Ethics, Derivatives Rules Loopholes, The Weirdness of PFGBest and More

Wall Street’s take on ethics and the downfall of PFGBest dominated financial news this week, while the CFTC finally approved rules for derivatives trading and HSBC admitted that for years it had done next to nothing to prevent money laundering.
July 13, 2012


2. Missing In Action

How did the regulators miss this? It's very frustrating to be on the outside looking in and wondering where the regulators have been when all of this has been going on.

—Lauren Nelson, spokeswoman for Attain Capital Management, a broker whose clients used Peregrine's trading business, also known as PFGBest, after $215 million of customer money went missing and the firm’s founder, Russell Wasendorf, attempted suicide on Monday.

Source: Wall Street Journal

Wall Street & Technology encourages readers to engage in spirited, healthy debate, including taking us to task. However, Wall Street & Technology moderates all comments posted to our site, and reserves the right to modify or remove any content that it determines to be derogatory, offensive, inflammatory, vulgar, irrelevant/off-topic, racist or obvious marketing/SPAM. Wall Street & Technology further reserves the right to disable the profile of any commenter participating in said activities.

 
Disqus Tips To upload an avatar photo, first complete your Disqus profile. | Please read our commenting policy.
 
< Previous1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next > 

< Previous1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next >