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03/13/2014

SEC Charges Lions Gate With Disclosure Failures While Preventing Hostile Takeover Company Admits Wrongdoing to Settle SEC Charges

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged motion picture company Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. with failing to fully and accurately disclose to investors a key aspect of its effort to thwart a hostile takeover bid.Read more

03/13/2014

SEC Obtains Asset Freeze Against Promoter Behind Microcap Stock Scalping Scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges and an emergency asset freeze against a promoter behind a platform of affiliated microcap stock promotion websites.Read more

03/13/2014

SEC Charges CR Intrinsic Analyst with Insider Trading

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a former analyst at an affiliate of hedge fund advisory firm S.A.C. Capital Advisors with insider trading based on nonpublic information that he obtained about a pair of technology companies. Read more

03/12/2014

SEC Charges Jefferies LLC With Failing to Supervise Its Mortgage-Backed Securities Desk During Financial Crisis

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged global investment bank and brokerage firm Jefferies LLC with failing to supervise employees on its mortgage-backed securities desk who were lying to customers about pricing.Read more

03/11/2014

SEC Charges Animal Feed Company and Top Executives in China and U.S. With Accounting Fraud. U.S.-Based Audit Committee Chair Charged for Complicity in Scheme.

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged an animal feed company and top executives with conducting a massive accounting fraud in which they repeatedly reported fake revenues from their China operations in order to meet financial targets and prop up the stock price.Read more