UBS, DBS and Standard Chartered have become embroiled in the 1MDB scandal, with Singapore's central bank saying it had found lapses related to the Malaysian wealth fund.
With a banking heritage spanning more than 150 years, Standard Chartered has developed extensive global reach and a strong position in emerging markets and new trade corridors.
Big banks are nearly half a trillion dollars in the hole.
Five U.S. investment banks promised British finance minister George Osborne on Thursday that they would try to help London keep its top spot as a financial center, but gave no commitment on jobs following Britain's vote to leave the European Union.
Bank of America has promoted Ashok Krishnan to lead electronic trading worldwide.
Standard Chartered's chief executive has attacked the "cancer" of weak controls at the bank, which he says is the reason for misconduct among senior staff.
Arun Murthy, Standard Chartered's global head of commodities, is retiring after eight years with the bank.
Some big companies have begun signing deals with Tehran since the U.S. and other global powers lifted long-running sanctions against the Middle Eastern country, but banks are very nervous after being burned in the past.
Add Goldman Sachs to the list of banks under regulatory review over Panamanian shell companies.
Standard Chartered would risk a staff exodus if it cut bonuses, Chairman John Peace said on Wednesday, responding to investor anger over high pay when the bank's shares have tumbled and there will be no final dividend for 2015.
'Including cases of padding expense reports and improperly lending money to colleagues'.
Standard Chartered has appointed former HSBC bigwig Paul Skelton as global head of banking.
European banks have pushed back profitability targets so many times, the dates are now more placeholders than deadlines.
Standard Chartered, the bank reeling from billions of dollars of losses on soured energy loans, has increased lending to oil refineries just as companies across that industry face a slump in profit.