The SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance asked the questions in a June 15 letter, shortly before Tesla CEO Elon Musk raised the issue as grounds to back out of a deal to buy Twitter for $44 billion.
Stephen Buyer is accused in court papers of engaging in insider trading during a merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, among other deals. It said he leveraged his work as a consultant and lobbyist to make illegal profits.
A new bipartisan proposal would give the rapidly-expanding sector a victory by handing authority to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, seen by the industry as a more benevolent regulator.
The proposal would require disclosure of risks climate change pose to companies and the amount of greenhouse gas emissions produced by companies and by their supply chain.
The required disclosures would include greenhouse gas emissions produced by companies directly or indirectly—such as from consumption of the company’s products, vehicles used to transport products, business travel and energy used to grow raw materials.
Greenfield-based Elanco Animal Health Inc. disclosed on Monday that it received a subpoena from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on July 1 related to its channel inventory and sales practices prior to mid-2020.
Eli Lilly and Co. included in its proxy statement an intricate graphic breaking down the presence of women and minorities in its overall workforce and in management.
President-elect Joe Biden has chosen Rohit Chopra to be the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. He announced the move Monday, along with his intent to nominate Gary Gensler as the next chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Novus Capital Corp II, a SPAC targeting businesses enabling smart technology evolution, filed Wednesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission to raise up to $250 million in an initial public offering.
The proposal filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday, if approved, would require all companies listed on the exchange to publicly disclose consistent, transparent diversity statistics about their board of directors.
By an 8-1 vote, the justices ruled that the Securities and Exchange Commission can seek to recover the money through a process called disgorgement.
The settlement was reached two days after the SEC sued the billionaire over his tweeted claims to have had the funding and investor support to buy out stockholders at $420 a share.
Peter Henning, a law professor and a former SEC lawyer, said it's the first fraud case involving use of social media by the CEO of a public company.
While some business leaders have groaned about the rigors associated with having to disclose financial figures four times a year, the SEC has been reticent to make any changes.
The effort, dubbed “Operation Cryptosweep,” is being coordinated by the North American Securities Administrators Association.
The SEC broadly charges that two former ITT Educational Services executives concealed from investors the “extraordinary failure” of two off-balance-sheet student loan programs ITT helped set up in 2009 after the financial crisis shut down the market for traditional private education loans.
The extension gives Celadon until May 2 to file several delinquent quarterly and annual financial reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The SEC in a blistering 56-page suit had charged that the pair concealed the company’s rapidly eroding financial condition and “routinely misled” the firm’s outside accounting firm, PwC. It’s not clear what the terms of the settlements were.