U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
SEC Comment Letters Lead Insiders to Dump Shares
Especially when comment letters involved revenue recognition, execs and board members sold holdings before a letter's existence was publicly disclosed.
Fortune 100 Disclosing More About Audit Committees
In their proxy statements, more large companies are explaining how they pick an external auditor, says EY.
Activists Urge SEC to Require Disclosure of Political Spending
By not forcing companies to reveal their political contributions, the Securities and Exchange Commission is caving into partisan pressure, say activists.
SEC to Clamp Down on Credit-Ratings Agencies
Credit-ratings agencies are bracing for new regulations that will tackle problems with the "issuer pays" model and a lack of disclosures to investors.
Boston Fed President Urges Repo Market Reform
Though short-term borrowing peaked before the recession, some regulators feel the repo market is still especially vulnerable to financial stress.
Money Market Funds: Faking the Buck
The United States sets new rules for a common short-term investment.
EY Runs Afoul of Auditor-Independence Rules Again
After losing a client because of auditor-independence violations, Ernst & Young settles SEC charges that it lobbied Congress for another audit client.
The Sterner, Stricter SEC
The Securities and Exchange Commission is determined to catch accounting manipulators, says Mary Jo White. But will it have the money and means to do so?
PCAOB Cracks Down on Fraud
A new PCAOB standard will require auditors to probe more deeply into related-party deals, unusual transactions and executive pay.
Ex-Deloitte Risk Chief Borrowed Casino Client’s Chips: SEC
The former chief risk officer of Deloitte settles charges that he violated auditor-independence rules.
SEC Suspends Fifth Pot Industry Microcap
Fraudsters “often exploit the latest growth industry to lure investors with the promise of high returns,” the Securities and Exchange Commission warns.