US SEC files lawsuits against Coinbase and Binance

The US regulator’s latest crackdown on crypto exchanges is harmful for those looking to expand in the US, but beneficial for Asian markets looking to become global crypto hubs, observers note.
June 13, 2023

Alibaba lights IPO touch paper

The most highly anticipated IPO since Facebook looms closer. China’s internet industry offers enormous potential but also has its risks.
May 07, 2014

Don't blame the squealer

Whistleblowers are not generally liked, but more of them are needed to break the code of silence in the finance industry that allows illegality to prevail. The Tour de France teaches some lessons.
July 16, 2012

Goldman probe heralds SEC clamp-down

The SEC's probe into Goldman Sachs could be the first salvo in an attempt by the agency to rescue its reputation after being humiliated by Madoff, Stanford and the financial crisis. Our latest poll shows FinanceAsia readers believe more charges will follow.
April 26, 2010

Confessions of a Wall Street analyst

Author Dan Reingold concludes that US capitalism is run by an unaccountable, unrepentant and protected elite in this gripping personal history of the dotcom crash.
December 07, 2008