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Daniel M. Hawke, Chief of Market Abuse Unit, to Leave SEC After 16 Years of Service
Posted by on 07/29/2015 at 6:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Daniel M. Hawke, chief of the Division of Enforcement’s Market Abuse Unit and former Director of the Philadelphia Regional Office, is leaving the agency after 16 years of service.  He will step down in August to return to the […]

SEC Charges Mead Johnson Nutrition With FCPA Violations
Posted by on 07/28/2015 at 4:53 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Mead Johnson Nutrition Company has agreed to settle charges that its Chinese subsidiary made improper payments to health care professionals at government-owned hospitals to recommend the company’s infant formula to patients who were […]

Former Oppenheimer Employees Settle Charges Involving Unregistered Sales of Penny Stocks
Posted by on 07/23/2015 at 4:35 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that three former employees of Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. have agreed to settle charges stemming from the unregistered sales of billions of shares of penny stocks on behalf of a customer.  The actions involve a portion of the conduct […]

SEC Charges Three Penny Stock Promoters Behind Pump-and-Dump Schemes
Posted by on 07/21/2015 at 6:30 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a trio of alleged microcap stock scammers with defrauding investors by disseminating promotional e-mails exhorting readers to immediately buy purportedly hot stocks so they could secretly sell their own holdings at a substantial profit. The […]

Michele Anderson Named Associate Director in the Division of Corporation Finance
Posted by on 07/17/2015 at 4:30 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced today the promotion of Michele Anderson to the position of Associate Director in the agency's Division of Corporation Finance.  She begins her new role later this month. Ms. Anderson has served as Chief of the division’s Office of […]

SEC Pays More Than $3 Million to Whistleblower
Posted by on 07/17/2015 at 2:54 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced a whistleblower award of more than $3 million to a company insider whose information helped the SEC crack a complex fraud.  The multi-million dollar payout is the third highest award to date under the SEC’s whistleblower program. […]

SEC Charges Pennsylvania Attorney with Insider Trading in Advance of Merger Announcement
Posted by on 07/16/2015 at 6:10 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a Pennsylvania attorney with insider trading in the stock of Harleysville Group, Inc. in advance of the 2011 announcement of a $760 million merger of Harleysville and Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. According to the SEC’s complaint, […]

SEC Charges Purported Investment Adviser in San Diego With Stealing Client Funds and Conducting a Ponzi Scheme
Posted by on 07/16/2015 at 6:05 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a purported investment adviser in San Diego with stealing money from clients for personal use and conducting a Ponzi scheme to pay customers making redemption requests. In a complaint filed in federal court in San Diego, the SEC alleges that […]

SEC Chair White, Federal Agencies Join Forces for Military Consumer Protection Day 2015
Posted by on 07/15/2015 at 9:00 PM

Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White led a multi-agency event today to support Military Consumer Protection Day 2015, highlighting how service members can best protect themselves and their finances from fraud and identity theft. Chair White was joined at the Joint Base […]

SEC Charges 34 Defendants in Microcap Market Manipulation Schemes
Posted by on 07/14/2015 at 6:30 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged 15 individuals and 19 entities for their roles in alleged schemes to manipulate the trading of microcap stocks.  The 34 defendants include six firms alleged to have acted as unregistered broker-dealers catering to customers who sought to […]

OZ Management LP Admits Providing Inaccurate Data, Impacting Brokers’ Records and “Blue Sheets”
Posted by on 07/14/2015 at 2:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged OZ Management LP with providing inaccurate trade data to four prime brokers, causing inaccuracies in the brokers’ books and records and in data provided to the SEC in investigations.  OZ Management, an investment adviser for numerous […]

Release of Joint Staff Report on October 15, 2014
Posted by on 07/13/2015 at 5:00 PM

Staff from the U.S. Department of Treasury, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission today issued a joint report analyzing the significant volatility in […]

SEC Announces Settlement With Cooperator in Grand Central Post-It Notes Insider Trading Case
Posted by on 07/13/2015 at 4:10 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced a settlement with a Brooklyn man who entered into a cooperation agreement to help the agency mount evidence in an insider trading scheme in which illegal tips were passed via napkins or post-it notes at Grand Central Terminal. The SEC last […]

SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies to Hold Conference Call Meeting
Posted by on 07/08/2015 at 3:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that its Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies will hold a public meeting by telephone conference on July 15. The advisory committee plans to continue its discussions regarding public company disclosure effectiveness and the […]

SEC Charges Oil Company and CEO in Scheme Targeting Chinese-Americans and EB-5 Investors
Posted by on 07/06/2015 at 6:10 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a Bay Area oil and gas company and its CEO with running a $68 million Ponzi-like scheme and affinity fraud that targeted the Chinese-American community in California and investors in Asia, including some solicited as part of the EB-5 Immigrant […]

SEC Reappoints Lewis H. Ferguson to Second Term on PCAOB
Posted by on 07/02/2015 at 5:59 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) member Lewis H. Ferguson has been reappointed for a second term on the Board. “I am pleased with the Commission’s reappointment of Lew Ferguson as a PCAOB board member,” […]

SEC Halts Pyramid/Ponzi Scheme Targeting Spanish and Portuguese Communities
Posted by on 07/02/2015 at 5:10 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges and an asset freeze against the operators of a pyramid and Ponzi scheme falsely promising a gold mine of investment opportunity to investors in Spanish and Portuguese-speaking communities in Massachusetts, Florida, and elsewhere […]

SEC Solicits Public Comment on Audit Committee Disclosures
Posted by on 07/01/2015 at 6:54 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today voted to publish a concept release seeking public comment on current audit committee disclosure requirements, focusing on the committee’s oversight of independent auditors.  The Commission is interested in receiving information about the audit […]

SEC Charges Deloitte & Touche With Violating Auditor Independence Rules
Posted by on 07/01/2015 at 5:35 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged Deloitte & Touche LLP with violating auditor independence rules when its consulting affiliate maintained a business relationship with a trustee serving on the boards and audit committees of three funds it audited.  Deloitte agreed to pay […]

SEC Proposes Rules Requiring Companies to Adopt Clawback Policies on Executive Compensation
Posted by on 07/01/2015 at 4:45 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today proposed rules directing national securities exchanges and associations to establish listing standards requiring companies to adopt policies that require executive officers to pay back incentive-based compensation that they were awarded […]