SEC Fort Worth enforcement director to leave after 15 years

Securities regulator started to bring in more senior names this week

New CFTC NY fintech office aims to better supervise AT

The office will help guide fintech firms on CFTC regulations

Leon Cooperman pays $5m to settle insider trading charges

Omega Advisors will be subject to intense monitoring regime

SEC highlights lack of pen testing in latest cyber-alert

Sources say the WannaCry attacks left some firms “scrambling to install patches”

SEC hires Chief of Staff from Paul Atkins’ firm

New hire is close to former commissioners Dan Gallagher and Paul Atkins

NY prosecutors call on CCOs to self-report potential problems

Pro-active reporting can build good faith instead of skepticism

Emir reporting rules watered down for smaller hedge funds

European Commission plans to ditch OTC derivatives reporting for low volume firms

Duet settles with NFA over ‘prohibited’ loans

$1m fine follows exam which found loans were made from two funds

MFA urges Jay Clayton to prioritise information security

Senate confirms Trump pick as SEC chair

PwC bolsters offshore tax practice

TC Leshikar and Elizabeth Smeltzer join auditor’s Cayman, Bermuda operations

Court dismisses key claims in short-selling conspiracy case

New Jersey affirms dismissal in 11-year pursuit by Fairfax Financial

Clifford Chance promotes HF specialist to partner

Owen Lysak will continue to work in the firm’s London office

FCA bolsters enforcement body

Veteran regulators Karen Johnston and Nick Lord join Regulatory Decisions Council

EU to press ahead with CMU despite Brexit

But ambitious project will be altered by UK exit

CFTC files fraud charges against FX hedge fund

Capitol Equity and principals said to have scammed investors out of $1.7m

Reuters granted permission to appeal Brevan Howard injunction

UK high court grants permission for news agency to appeal confidentiality ruling

New York targets hedge funds in $40m state tax settlement

Harbert Management is targeted by New York state over tax payments

Amwal eyes big inflows on Saudi short-selling regs

Saudi-based hedge fund targets up to $500m AuM in 2017