Bishop Bakare seeking relevance through his NCP

People of the cloth have many times tried to appear relevant in the political sphere if they see that converting more people to Christianity is a mammoth tusk. They always use their Christian backgrounds as a way of getting sympathizers from the church members, on their endeavours to get publicity. Zimbabwean people should guard against […]

ZUNDE’s proposal for national agenda

Zimbabweans United for Democracy (ZUNDE) exists to build a democratic society in the Republic of Zimbabwe in which every citizen shall enjoy freedom, equality and prosperity. We cherish and uphold the shrines and the spirits of all our genuine national heroes who died in the fight for and in defence of our nation. ZUNDE recognizes […]

Confluence Survey Reveals Operational Impact of the SEC’s Reporting Modernization Rule Proposal

Confluence, a global leader in investment data management automation for regulatory, financial and investor reporting, today announced the results of a client survey assessing the top operational challenges associated with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Investment Company Reporting Modernization Proposal. “The SEC’s new rule proposal has major implications for the asset management industry” In […]

SouFun Announces Investment from IDG, Carlyle and Management Members

SouFun Holdings Limited (NYSE: SFUN) (“SouFun”), the leading real estate Internet portal in China, announced today it entered into (i) a subscription agreement ( “IDG Subscription Agreement”) with IDG Alternative Global Limited, which is an affiliate of IDG Capital Partners (“IDG”) as of the date of IDG Subscription Agreement and (ii) a subscription agreement (“Carlyle Subscription […]

FINRA Floats Plan to Help Block Elder Exploitation

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s Board on Thursday authorized FINRA to issue for public comment a new rule that would allow firms to place a temporary hold on disbursement of funds or securities from an elderly or mentally/physically handicapped customer’s account if there is a reasonable belief that the person is being financially exploited. Richard […]

Mujuru move: Can she cause an upset?

­ IN the harmonised 2008 general elections, a powerful faction within President Robert Mugabe’s party urged Zanu PF supporters to vote for the party’s candidates in parliamentary elections and the opposition for the presidency. Simukai Tinhu Political Analyst The strategy became known as Bhora Musango, literally meaning kicking away the ball or sabotage figuratively. This […]

CFTC Orders Pennsylvania Resident Robert M. McMahon to Pay $171,800 Civil Monetary Penalty and Imposes Permanent Trading and Registration Bans for Engaging in Deceptive Trade Allocation Scheme

  Washington, DC – The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued an Order filing and simultaneously settling charges against Robert M. McMahon of Mt. Pocono, Pennsylvania, for engaging in a deceptive trading scheme involving Henry Hub Natural Gas Futures (NG) contracts, traded on the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX). The CFTC Order requires […]

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases New Tools as Part of Know Before You Owe Mortgage Initiative

Tools Provide Additional Shopping Help for Consumers as New Mortgage Disclosure Rule Takes Effect WASHINGTON, D.C. —(ENEWSPF)–September 17, 2015.  Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is releasing new online tools as part of its Know Before You Owe initiative aimed at helping consumers navigate the mortgage process. The tools provide an interactive, step-by-step overview […]

SEC’s Proposed Changes to Form ADV: Time for RIAs to Prepare?

For registered investment advisers, it could be an opportunity to get ahead of the game. In May the Securities and Exchange Commission published Release No. IA-4091, which includes proposed amendments to Part I of Form ADV, the document that investment advisers use to register with the SEC and state regulators. The comment period ended on […]