Midweek Roundup: Finra Reportedly Weighing Merrill Lynch Fine, Israel Questions Bank Leumi Execs, and More

A decision by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to remove an advisory it published in June concerning corruption and suspicious financial activity in world soccer followed complaints from U.S. officials and other delegates to the intergovernmental group, Reuters reported, citing unnamed sources. More The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority could levy an enforcement action against Bank of America Merrill Lynch for failing to identify money laundering and other activity linked to an insider-trading scheme orchestrated by a former financial adviser, Reuters reported, citing an anonymous source. More Israeli police are investigating former Prime Minister Ehud Barak on suspicion of hiding...