Securities and Exchange Commission
Goldman Fined $15M Over Short-Sale Reviews
The SEC alleges the firm's securities lending desk failed to comply with rules intended to prevent illegal short selling.
SEC to Increase Scrutiny of Mutual Funds
The agency is concerned about liquidity as a "market-wide risk" after the failure last year of a high-yield bond fund.
‘Cryptoshares’ Coming to the Bitcoin Blockchain
The SEC has approved Overstock.com's plan to issue company shares on the blockchain through its alternative trading platform.
Five Accountants Charged With Audit Violations
The SEC alleges CPA Peter Messineo owned stakes in companies that the firm he worked for was auditing.
SEC Chair: Audit Quality Improving Since SOX
But Mary Jo White cautions that recent PCAOB inspections have found "significant deficiencies" and audit committees may be taking on too much work.
Grant Thornton Put Auditor’s Career Above Investor Interests
Grant Thornton reached a $4.5 million settlement with the SEC in which the audit firm admitted wrongdoing.
Nine Charged With Jammin’ Java Stock Fraud
The SEC alleges stock promoter Shane Whittle orchestrated a "pump-and-dump" scheme that artificially inflated the coffee distributor's share price.
Chinese Citizens Accused of Insider Trading
The SEC alleges a former TPG Capital employee tipped his cousin off to pending health-care deals involving the private-equity firm.
Bankrate Settles SEC’s Accounting Fraud Charges for $15 Million
The online personal finance publisher's former CFO is implicated in charges that include fabricating revenues
CEO Pay Ratio Rule Rankles Both Sides of Heated Debate
The final rule for the Dodd-Frank-mandated disclosure disappoints its opponents and some proponents alike.
What the Delay of FASB’s Revenue Recognition Standard Means
The revenue recognition rule doesn't mean that companies should wait to start their implementation efforts.