Securities & Exchange Commission
SEC Settles Two Huge FCPA Cases
Petrochemical company Braskem, its parent Obebrecht, and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries will pay a combined $4 billion.
Non-GAAP metrics help tell the story of a company’s performance. But is their increasing prevalence rendering the official earnings numbers less relevant?
Risky Business: SEC Focuses on Internal Controls
A decline in accounting fraud has freed up time for SEC staff to prioritize internal controls over financial statements.
Incentive Plans and Non-GAAP Performance Measures
Companies walk a fine line in determining what kind of adjustments should be made to GAAP results.
Casino-Gaming Company Hit with Whistleblower Penalty
International Game Technology is accused of firing an employee for reporting possible distortions in the company's financial statements.
GOP Acts to Block Political Disclosure Rule
A provision slipped into the $1.1 trillion spending bill would bar the SEC from forcing public companies to disclose their campaign contributions.
SEC OKs Use of Twitter for Startup Fundraising
The commission continues to warm up to social media by allowing posts about stock or debt offerings in 140 or fewer characters.
Regulator Blasts SEC Waivers to Five Banks
SEC commissioner says there were "compelling reasons" to reject the waiver requests of banks convicted of rate-rigging.