All 2008 financial crisis articles

  • UBScrop
    News Brief

    UBS to pay $1.4B over financial crisis-era fraud


    UBS and several of its U.S. affiliates agreed to pay $1.44 billion as part of a settlement with the Department of Justice regarding the underwriting and issuance of residential mortgage-backed securities in the lead up to the 2008 financial crisis.

  • Barclays

    Barclays facing $56M fine over Qatari investor disclosures


    The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority provisionally notified Barclays it intends to fine the bank £50 million (U.S. $56 million) for failing to properly disclose financial arrangements made with Qatari investors in 2008.

  • woods

    AML culture is in need of a revamp


    Bank culture continues to be a problem following the 2008 financial crisis, and strategies formed to prevent money laundering haven’t fared much better. It’s time for a new approach, writes Martin Woods.

  • Wells Fargo

    Fed grants Wells Fargo temporary relief from asset cap restriction


    An asset cap imposed on Wells Fargo in response to systemic failures at the bank in recent years has been temporarily modified to reduce limitations on its ability to distribute loans amid the coronavirus pandemic.

  • CARESAct

    Comparing the coronavirus stimulus package to 2008 relief


    Unprecedented in scope, Congress’ $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package significantly dwarfs relief packages passed during the 2008 financial crisis while also reflecting some lessons learned.

  • Blog

    Dudley readies departure from New York Fed


    New York Fed President William Dudley has announced he intends to retire from his position in mid-2018. He shared some early parting thoughts regarding regulatory responses to the Financial Crisis.

  • Blog

    SFO brings charges against bankers


    The Man From FCPA takes an in-depth look at the Serious Fraud Office case against four former Barclays executives for illegal money lending.