*JPMorgan Chase & Co. is close to a $200 million settlement deal with federal prosecutorsthat are investigating the company's in Asia, say sourcesfor The Wall Street Journal.
*JPMorgan will be pullingout of the government securities settlement business by the end of 2017,Bloomberg News reports.
*Goldman Sachs Group Inc. will offer a new private equity fund of between $5 billion and $8 billionand is targeting a first close by year-end, say sources for the WSJ.
*CONCERT Wealth Management Inc. and certain other defendants have agreed tosettle charges by theSEC that they solicited investments through unregistered offerings usingmaterially misleading private placement memoranda.
*Prudential Financial Inc. named Sara Bonesteel for retirement,Pensions & Investments reports,citing a spokeswoman.
*The U.S. Justice Department is taking a hard line against a pair of massive healthinsurance deals, filinglawsuits to block Anthem Inc.'s planned with Cigna Corp. andAetna Inc.'s deal for Humana Inc.
*The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Division of Clearing and Riskhas issuedguidance to clearinghouses to further the development of their recoveryplans and wind-down plans.
* Tocomply with stricter anti-money laundering rules, some banks in Canada are terminatingrelationships with small businesses that offer money services includingoverseas transfers and foreign exchange, the Financial Post reports.
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