Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Tag: SEC

Elizabeth Warren urges SEC to investigate Trump administration for insider trading

"I want the SEC & CFTC to investigate this textbook case of insider trading.”

SEC charges former Equifax manager with insider trading

Sudhakar Reddy Bonthu has been charged with insider trading after discovering last year’s massive data breach that exposed the personal information of more than 148 million people.

The latest sneaky attempt to increase corporate political power

Three riders deep inside the House appropriations bill would bar federal agencies from enforcing campaign finance laws.

Stock market regulators join Wells Fargo fraud investigation

Liberal and progressive lawmakers have been aggressive in encouraging federal law enforcement officials to determine the extent to which the bank’s top executives committed fraud.

Elizabeth Warren Calls for President to Replace SEC Chair

Sen. Elizabeth Warren wrote a letter to President Obama urging the replacement of Mary Jo White as chairwoman of the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Doing What the Feds Won’t on Corporate Political Disclosure

A tiny Washington nonprofit is trying to do what Congress and the SEC won't.

SEC Charges 71 Cities And States With Fraud

Instead of facing trials, the parties agreed to settle the actions and to cease any future violations.

Facing Felony Charges, Rick Perry Joins Board of Energy Transfer Partners,...

Former Texas Republican Governor Rick Perry currently faces two Texas state-level felony charges for abuse of power, which he pleads not guilty. During this time, he has joined the board of directors at a natural gas and propane company and has showed interest in possibly running for president in 2016.

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The Right’s grotesque, negative learning curve is steadily demolishing its national brand

For a white nationalist base obsessed with “losing its country” (and dominance) to outsiders and non-whites, won’t chronic, severe political whoppers achieve exactly its worst fear?

Hundreds of activists arrested in DC during “Moral Monday”

“I am not afraid, I will fight for liberation cause I know why I was made. I am not afraid.”
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Deputy on leave after controversial arrest of mother and teen on video

A Texas sheriff’s deputy was placed on administrative leave pending an internal investigation into the incident.

Climate crisis has cost Colorado billions—now it wants oil firms to pick up the...

ExxonMobil and Suncor face lawsuits in the western state but big oil’s apologists say the U.S. consumer is to blame for emissions.

Bayer to pull glyphosate products, including Roundup, from US home and garden market

Bayer's decision comes in response to the many lawsuits related to glyphosate that it inherited when it acquired Monsanto in 2018.