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26 min ago | The Heritage Foundation
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.
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4 hrs ago | Coastal Observer
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.
6 hrs ago | Barron's
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 .
6 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
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.
7 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
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.
9 hrs ago | JD Supra
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 .
Allegations that Wal-Mart's Mexican division paid brides are at the center of lawsuits that are making their way through the courts.
The Securities and Exchange Commission's roundtable on proxy advisory firms last week was long overdue.
For those who shop till they drop, the retail areas centered on Blue Mound and Mayfair roads in Milwaukee's western suburbs are shaping up as the promised land.
When U.S. regulators adopt the Volcker rule on Tuesday, they will make good on a promise by politicians to rein in banks' ability to gamble with their own money.