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Paul Volck­er, former chairman of the Federal Reserve, pushed for a set of regulations that now bears his name.
Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon Aminu Tambuwal, Monday, criticised President Goodluck Jonathan over the way he handles corruption cases, saying 'the president's body language' seems to be encouraging corrupt practices in the country.
Seven interest groups representing investment advisers and consumers are urging lawmakers to sign on to legislation that would charge advisers a user fee to fund more regulatory exams.
A longtime financial markets leader called on federal regulators Tuesday to stiffen their spines and propose rules that would require everyone providing investment advice to act in the best interests of their clients.
During a recent House Financial Services Committee mark-up, a number of members complained that the Securities and Exchange Commission was "slow walking" the regulations necessary to implement the very positive and bipartisan Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act enacted in 2012.
A Pawleys Island area man was arrested Wednesday following his indictment by a federal grand jury in Atlanta for securities fraud, according to the FBI.
In the news: There's controversy in ETF managed portfolios, which are the niche where a growing number of financial advisers outsource their portfolios to separate-accounts ETF strategies .
Regulators weren't given enough time to review the final version of the Volcker rule and were under "intense pressure" to meet an "utterly artificial, wholly political" year-end deadline to complete the regulation, said Daniel Gallagher, a Republican member of the Securities and Exchange Commission, who is expected to oppose the final rule.
Women held less than 17 percent of corporate board seats at Fortune 500 companies in the United States this year, the eighth straight year with no significant year-over-year increase , according to the latest analysis by Catalyst.
Amidst the flurry of Securities and Exchange Commission cases involving improper employee stock option backdating several years ago, many commentators opined on the potential insider trading implications of companies' issuance of stock options to officers and directors.
The U.S. Department of Justice has been investigating possible sales of Dell computers to the Syrian government, the company said in documents released Monday.
The rule, which comes to a vote on Tuesday, is a symbol of the Obama administration's post-financial crisis crackdown on Wall Street and bans banks from trading for their own gain, a practice known as proprietary trading.
Ponzi scheme architect Bernard Madoff's business was virtually a phony-document factory where employees churned out multiple sets of bogus books and records designed to trick auditors, trial testimony shows.
Alan B. Levan signed an agreement with son Jarett S. Levan that could allow the latter to take over his father's business empire upon his death.
A Republican member of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission blasted other government regulators on Monday for requiring JPMorgan Chase & Co to pay $13 billion to resolve allegations of mortgage misdeeds tied to the financial crisis.
ZU ) , a new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission revealed. The fund reported ownership of a total of 799,811 shares, which represent 6.05% of the company's class A common stock.
Corporation announced today that it plans to offer, subject to market and other conditions, notes due 2024 guaranteed by Sprint Communications, Inc. in a private transaction that is exempt from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended .