Securities and Exchange Commission
Former Panasonic Execs Charged By SEC
The CFO and CEO of Panasonic Avionics were charged with bribery and accounting violations.
SEC Intensifies Focus on Non-GAAP Metrics
While the number of comment letters the commission sends to filers has waned drastically, the proportion of letters focused on non-GAAP metrics has shot up.
SEC Move Could Lessen Proxy Advisers’ Influence
The commission rescinds guidance that led investment managers to outsource their proxy-voting decisions to proxy advisers.
CFOs on the Move: Week Ending May 18
Securities and Exchange Commission, Metlife, Mosaic, Exelon, Dine Brands, Allison Transmission, Zillow, HighPoint Resources, West, Blue Apron
Eyeing Cyber Risks, SEC Seeks 3.5% Budget Boost
Starved by a two-year hiring freeze, the SEC is asking Congress to approve funding for 100 more employees in the agency's 2019 budget.
Tech Upgrade Commands CFO’s Focus
Amy Shelly of Options Clearing Corp. faces several challenges in replacing the organization's outdated platform.
SEC Enforcement Actions Plummet
The top U.S. securities regulator eased up on enforcement actions against public companies in the second half of fiscal year 2017.
SEC Chairman Seeks Proxy Inquiry
Jay Clayton seems to want to pay as much attention to corporate prerogatives as he does to shareholder demands.
PCAOB Probes Help Companies Raise Capital
Companies "raise significantly more external capital following the disclosure of their auditors’ PCAOB inspection report," study finds.
Fraudsters Fare Worse When Whistles Blow
When whistleblowers are involved in enforcement actions, perpetrators can expect greater financial sanctions and longer prison sentences, a study finds.
Chamber Urges SEC to Nix Auditor Disclosure Rule
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s proposal would spawn confusion and liability, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.