Saturday, April 4, 2020

Tag: SEC

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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Taxpayers paid millions to design a low-cost ventilator for a pandemic. Instead, the company...

As coronavirus sweeps the globe, there is not a single Trilogy Evo Universal ventilator — developed with government funds — in the U.S. stockpile.

‘Nightmare scenario that everyone predicted’: As millions struggle to meet basic needs, Trump organization...

“I’d be interested in knowing what help Trump and Jared are extending to their tenants as they ask for help themselves.”

Health insurance companies could skyrocket premiums

The U.S. health care system is ill-equipped when it comes to a pandemic and citizens will be the ones to suffer.

What we need to understand about asymptomatic carriers if we’re going to beat coronavirus

ProPublica’s health reporter Caroline Chen explains what the conversation around asymptomatic coronavirus carriers is missing, and what we need to understand if we’re going to beat this nefarious virus together.

Rightwing populism in a time of crisis

When the smoke clears, let’s hope the scales fall from the eyes of their supporters and the only recently growing phenomenon of rightwing, anti-science populism is consigned to the dustbin of history, where it belongs.