U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Among the harshest penalties the SEC levies against executives who break federal law is a ban on them being a corporate officer or director of a public company.
Douglas A. McIntyre
MoviePass owner Helios and Matheson has called a special shareholders meeting to vote on another reverse stock split. Shares lost about 30% of their value and now trade at less than 2 cents per share.
Paul Ausick
USA Technologies shares dropped early on Tuesday after the company announced that it will not be filing its annual report (10-K form) for its fiscal year ended June 30, 2018, by the required...
Chris Lange
There’s a lot of money to be made off of the legalization trends in marijuana. Many business owners in the still-controversial segment of cannabis have struck a new fortune. It’s a...
Jon C. Ogg
The SEC has rejected proposals for nine bitcoin-backed ETFs. It said the funds fail to meet rules designed to protect investors against fraud and manipulation.
Paul Ausick
Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Monday posted some of the details behind his tweet last week that he was considering taking the company private and that funding had been secured for the transaction. Tesla's...
Paul Ausick
Plans for a huge retail merger deal are dropped, the tariff war between the United States and China escalates, the SEC examines by Elon Musk comments about taking Tesla private, and other important...
Douglas A. McIntyre
The SEC has filed fraud charges against a second defendant in connection with a scheme to manipulate the price of Fitbit securities through false regulatory filings.
Chris Lange
The SEC has announced that Credit Suisse will pay roughly $30 million to resolve charges of violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Chris Lange
The SEC has charged two men alleged to have profited from illegal sales of stock of a company claiming to have a blockchain-related business.
Chris Lange
The company that controls MoviePass has filed a shelf registration to sell equity or debt valued at up to $1.2 billion over the next three years. That's optimism for a stock that's dropped 99% of its...
Paul Ausick
Wells Fargo has settled more of its charges with the SEC. This is yet another offense by the mega bank that is being added a growing list of things to apologize for.
Chris Lange
Two researchers at the University of Texas have found "substantial support" for the belief that price manipulation may be the cause of significant distortion in cryptocurrency markets.
Paul Ausick
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday appointed its first senior official whose job is to make sense of the fast-growing world of digital currencies and assets.
Paul Ausick
Helios and Matheson, the company that owns the controlling stake in movie subscription service MoviePass, said in an SEC filing this morning that cash is tight and access to more cash may be...
Paul Ausick