July 31- An employee complaint exposed accounting misconduct at L-3 Communications Holdings Inc, according to people familiar with the matter, prompting the aerospace and defense supplier to fire four people, revise two years of earnings statements and cut its earnings forecast.» Read More
Discussing the KPMG scandal, with CNBC's Jane Wells; Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities; and Robert Costa, National Review.
Bryan Shaw allegedly netted nearly half a million dollars trading Herbalife on inside information from his golfing buddy, Scott London, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. But is equal justice being applied in the case? Paul Pfingst, former federal prosecutor and Marc LoPresti, Tagliaferro & Lo Presti, discuss.
Ex-KPMG partner Scott London's attorney says London will plead guilty to insider trading, with CNBC's Jane Wells, the "Power Lunch" crew and Business Insider's Henry Blodget.
Ex-KPMG partner Scott London was officially charged with insider trading today, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. Mitch Epner of Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich and Roasti, provides perspective.
Why would anyone even think of trying to illegally trade shares of a company under as much regulatory scrutiny as Herbalife?
Michael Andrew, Global Chairman, KPMG International sees an amicable resolution to U.S. and China regulatory issues. He states that China is making efforts to better its accounting standards.
Concern is growing about risks to U.S.-based multinationals in a country where American audit regulators are locked out by the Chinese government and bribery and fraud are routine.
The Libor scandal could cost Fannie & Freddie up to $3 billion. Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) explains how and why he wants to change the way we prosecute those who commit financial crimes.
The scandal at Autonomy has some accountants wondering about the wisdom of new, global standards in the pipeline.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on Google's legal offshore tax shelters. Will the tax strategy hurt the brand? With Benjamin Schachter, Macquarie Securities, and David Callahan, Demos Public Policy Center.
How much will the fiscal cliff impact you, and how can you minimize damage to your finances? Here are questions financial advisers are sifting through with clients.
Right on the roster of companies that GMI believed to offer a disproportionate risk of something going very wrong in the near future – a so-called Black Swan event – was Hewlett-Packard's name.
U.S. regulators on Monday charged the Chinese arms of five top accounting firms with securities violations over their refusal to produce certain audit papers, raising questions about whether talks between the United States and China to resolve the issue have stalled.
Justin Lahart, Wall Street Journal reporter and CNBC's John Carney and Herb Greenberg discuss whether executives who have a great deal of trading success are incredibly lucky or are really breaking insider trading laws.
The ongoing tussle between Muddy Waters and Singapore commodities firm Olam International further heated up after the short-seller published a much-awaited 133-page report on Tuesday detailing “shocking” accounting gaffes at the trading firm, prompting Olam to respond with a 45-page rebuttal on Wednesday.
Short-seller Muddy Waters published a long-awaited report on Olam International with detailed attacks on acquisitions and accounting at the Singapore commodities firm it has said may fail, but Olam dismissed the latest salvo as lacking substance.
Both Autonomy and Hewlett-Packard are prepared to fight, and now a class action shareholder lawsuit has been filed against HPQ. Quentin Hardy, New York Times, and Jake Zamansky, securities lawyer and plantiffs' attorney, provide perspective.
In reality, doing away with insider trading as a crime benefits all market participants, says Carol Roth.
Shares of HP are in the green today after losing 12 percent yesterday, with CNBC's David Faber and Herb Greenberg. Bethany McLean, Vanity Fair, weighs in.
Paul Morland a technology analyst at Peel Hunt, who originally warned about Autonomy at the time of the HP acquisition deal, tells CNBC that a few analysts questioned accounting practices at Autonomy years ago.