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  • Feb 12- Canadian oil producer Cenovus Energy Inc said it may sell up to $5 billion of stock, debt or other securities, a day after it announced a dividend cut, as the company shores up its balance sheet amid a slump in oil prices. The company filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for a mixed shelf offering after the company also said on Thursday it would...

  • The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating whether Boeing properly accounted for the costs and expected sales of two of its biggest jetliners, the 747 and 787, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The high-tech jet has racked up more than $30 billion in deferred production costs that Boeing has not yet...

  • Boeing stock plunges on report of SEC accounting probe Thursday, 11 Feb 2016 | 12:35 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of the Boeing Co. plummeted Thursday after a report said the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating the aircraft manufacturer's accounting. Shares of the Chicago- based company fell 12 percent at one point during the day, about an hour after Bloomberg News published a report that said the SEC was looking into the cost and sales...

  • Feb 11- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating whether Boeing Co properly accounted for the costs and expected sales of two of its best known jetliners, Bloomberg reported on Thursday. The investigation involves Boeing's projection of long-term profitability for its 787 Dreamliner and 747 jumbo aircraft, Bloomberg said, citing people...

  • The SEC dropped its case against Haijian Luo, chief executive officer of 4399 Co Ltd, after it became apparent that the agency's complaint, filed in June, 2015, was based on "incomplete information," Luo's Los Angeles- based lawyer, Gabriel Colwell, said in a statement. SEC lawyers agreed to the dismissal on Jan. 29, according to a document filed in a Manhattan federal...

  • Feb 11- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating whether Boeing Co properly accounted for the costs and expected sales of two of its best known jetliners, Bloomberg reported on Thursday. The investigation involves Boeing's projection of long-term profitabilty for its 787 Dreamliner and 747 jumbo aircraft, Bloomberg said, citing people...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 10- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday approved rules governing swaps that involve foreign dealers with trading desks on U.S. soil. The top securities regulator proposed the rules in 2013 and then revised the draft in April in an effort to better fit the highly illiquid derivatives markets that the SEC oversees.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 9- Monsanto Co will pay $80 million to settle civil accounting violations after it allegedly misstated its earnings in connection with its top-selling Roundup product, U.S. securities regulators said on Tuesday. The SEC's case against the agricultural giant revolves around a corporate rebate program designed to boost sales of Roundup, a...

  • "The board is disappointed to have learned of the conduct and lack of appropriate management supervision uncovered as a result of the Audit Committee review," Chairman John Schreiber said in a statement. Brixmor said it had reported the matter to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The New York- based company named Raider Hill Advisors LLC founder...

  • Dennis Hamilton, a former vice president of tax at Harman, was charged in a criminal complaint filed in New Haven, Connecticut, with securities fraud in connection with trades in the company's stock that prosecutors said netted him over $130,000. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission brought a related civil action over the non-public information that...

  • Dennis Hamilton, a vice president of tax at Harman, was charged in a criminal complaint filed in New Haven, Connecticut, with securities fraud in connection with trades in the company's stock that prosecutors said netted him over $130,000. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filed a related civil lawsuit over the non-public information that the agency...

  • Feb 5- BlueCrest Capital Management, the hedge fund firm founded by billionaire Michael Platt, is being investigated by a U.S. financial regulator over possible conflicts posed by an internal fund that manages the money of its partners, Bloomberg reported. The Securities and Exchange Commission started the investigation last year, Bloomberg said on Friday,...

  • Investors make blind bet in Uber's latest deal Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 11:46 AM ET
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    Just how much are some investors are willing to give up to gain a piece of the hottest start-up? The New York Times reports.

  • Feb 4- The chief executive officer of LAN Airlines will pay a $75,000 fine to settle charges that he authorized improper payments to Argentina union officials to persuade them to ease their demands in a labor dispute, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Thursday. According to the SEC, Cueto authorized wiring $1.15 million to a Virginia brokerage...

  • Dawn Bennett, chief executive officer of Bennett Group Financial Services LLC., in Washington, DC, and her lawyers have skipped the proceeding, which began last Wednesday and ends on Monday, following testimony from a final SEC witness. The SEC filed civil charges against Bennett last year alleging that she used her paid radio program to grossly inflate the...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 31- Barclays and Credit Suisse are poised to settle federal and state charges that they misled investors in their dark pools, with Barclays admitting it broke the law and agreeing to pay $70 million, federal and New York state officials said on Sunday. Of that, Barclays will pay a $70 million fine split evenly between the SEC and New York state, admit...

  • WASHINGTON— Two major global banks, Barclays and Credit Suisse, are paying a combined $154.3 million to settle government investigations that they misled clients about being able to safely trade on their "dark pool" financial exchanges, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the New York Attorney General's office said Sunday. The banks left their...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 29- Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren released on Friday a report criticizing what she called "shockingly weak" punishments for corporate crimes and condemned the Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission for their lax approach. Warren, a favorite among progressives, criticized the Justice Department and federal law...

  • Ex-Fannie Mae CEO urges U.S. judge to toss SEC fraud case Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016 | 3:59 PM ET

    The SEC sued Mudd, who ran Fannie Mae from 2005 until the seizure, and two colleagues in December 2011, on the same day it filed a similar lawsuit against former Freddie Mac Chief Executive Richard Syron and two of his colleagues. Richard Hong, an SEC lawyer, urged Crotty to let Mudd's case go to trial, saying Mudd knew Fannie Mae was using an overly narrow definition of...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 25- U.S. securities regulators said on Monday they would not oppose making a rare settlement refund of $21.5 million to hedge fund Level Global Investors LP after a federal appeals court's ruling that made pursuing insider trading cases tougher. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's position was laid out in a letter filed in federal court...