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JPMorgan fined for regulatory breaches and / or internal control failings

Dog Detective

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has reprimanded J.P. Morgan Broking (Hong Kong) Limited (JPMBHK), J.P. Morgan Securities (Asia Pacific) Limited (JPMSAP) and J.P. Morgan Securities (Far East) Limited (JPMSFE) (collectively “JP Morgan”), and fined them $15m, $12m and $3m respectively for various regulatory breaches and/or internal control failings.

Asset manager fined over failure to put in adequate fixed income controls

Money On Hook

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Threadneedle Asset Management Limited (TAML) £6,038,504 ($9.03m) for failing to put in place adequate controls in the fixed income area of its front office, and for providing inaccurate information to the regulator and for failing to correct the inaccurate representation for four months.

High-Yield funds go through challenging times

Departure

Lucidus Capital Partners, a high-yield credit fund founded in 2009 by former employees of Bruce Kovner’s Caxton Associates, has liquidated its entire portfolio and plans to return the $900m it has under management to investors next month, according to a statement Monday from the company.

Deutsche Bank pays token fines over Russian mirror trades

Moscow Traffic

Russia’s central bank fined Deutsche Bank less than $5,000 for compliance failures in a probe into alleged trading violations, said people with knowledge of the matter, after the Russian regulator audited transactions at the bank’s Moscow office that are under broader scrutiny by U.K. regulators and U.S. prosecutors.

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JPMorgan salesman the latest to win court battle

A JPMorgan currency salesman became the latest banker to claim victory against his former employer after being fired in the wake of the foreign-exchange manipulation scandal, with a London tribunal ruling he was unfairly dismissed.