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  • SEC's revolving door good for government: Gallagher Thursday, 4 Jun 2015 | 12:23 PM ET
    Daniel Gallagher

    Conservative SEC Commissioner Daniel Gallagher tells CNBC a revolving door between the agency and Wall street benefits the government.

  • SEC sues over alleged hoax Avon, Rocky Mountain bids Thursday, 4 Jun 2015 | 12:10 PM ET

    NEW YORK, June 4- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday accused a Bulgarian man and several corporate defendants of submitting bogus takeover bids for Avon Products Inc and two other companies to fraudulently drive up their share prices. In a complaint filed in federal court in Manhattan, the SEC accused Nedko Nedev and the other defendants of...

  • SEC suing after alleged fake Avon bids Thursday, 4 Jun 2015 | 11:48 AM ET
    SEC suing after alleged fake Avon bids

    The SEC is filing a lawsuit over the alleged fake offer to buy Avon Products, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • Congress gave SEC 'impossible task': Daniel Gallagher Thursday, 4 Jun 2015 | 8:36 AM ET
    Congress gave SEC 'impossible task': Daniel Gallagher

    Daniel Gallagher, SEC commissioner, weighs in on Mary Jo White's leadership, the SEC agenda, and the Dodd-Frank Act.

  • Senate Banking Committee lawyer has emerged as the leading candidate for a Republican seat on the Securities and Exchange Commission, Bloomberg reported. Bloomberg reported last month that Gallagher was expected to resign from the SEC but would remain on the job until a replacement was named by the White House. Peirce is a well-known critic of the...

  • Bruised, Herbalife swings back at an accuser Wednesday, 3 Jun 2015 | 3:20 PM ET
    About 4,000 Herbalife members waved signs and cheered Herbalife executives in a rally to support the company on March 25, 2015 in Los Angeles.

    After facing continued accusations from investor Bill Ackerman, Herbalife is getting the FBI and SEC involved to fight back. The NYT reports.

  • Senator Warren slams SEC chair in letter Wednesday, 3 Jun 2015 | 12:46 PM ET
    Warren letter slams White

    Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren criticized the SEC Chair Mary Jo White's leadership, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Senator Elizabeth Warren issued a scathing critique of Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White, citing delays in executive pay rules and inadequate enforcement, in the lawmaker's latest jab at the Obama administration's financial policies. White said she was proud of her work, saying the SEC has advanced more than 30 congressionally...

  • Senator Elizabeth Warren issued a scathing critique of Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White, citing executive pay rule delays and inadequate enforcement in the lawmaker's latest swing against the Obama administration's financial policies. In response, White said she was proud of her work, saying the SEC has advanced more than 30...

  • Bolan, because it ends the SEC case against him while permitting him to go back to work immediately, "he said. The settlement was reached on the eve of a trial before an SEC administrative law judge over charges the SEC first leveled against Bolan and Ruggieri in September. The SEC had alleged that Ruggieri, who worked at Wells Fargo in New York, in 2010 and 2011 traded...

  • May 28- Alpha Natural Resources Inc must pay for the legal defense of Donald Blankenship, who is facing a criminal trial over a coal mining disaster in 2010, when he headed Alpha's Massey Energy Co business, a Delaware judge ruled on Thursday. The indictment also said that after the explosion, he misled the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission about Massey's...

  • WASHINGTON, May 28- Andrew J. "Buddy" Donohue has agreed to return to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to serve as the chief of staff for SEC Chair Mary Jo White, the agency said on Thursday. Donohue, currently a managing director at Goldman Sachs Group Inc, is a very familiar face both within the SEC and in the investment management industry.

  • Fallen Lehman chief opens real estate brokerage Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | 6:35 PM ET
    Lehman Brothers former Chairman and CEO Richard Fuld.

    Just seven years after his brokerage firm collapsed, former Lehman Bros. CEO Dick Fuld is back in the real estate business.

  • SEC says Deutsche Bank misvalued derivatives Tuesday, 26 May 2015 | 12:20 PM ET
    Anshu Jain (L) and Juergen Fitschen (R), co-CEO of the Deutsche Bank pose at Deutsche Bank's annual shareholder meeting on May 21, 2015 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

    Following a five-year investigation on the valuation of derivatives, Deutsche Bank agreed to pay $55 million, the NYT reports.

  • May 26- A Connecticut venture capital executive accused of insider trading and of cheating his clients out of tens of millions of dollars has fled the country, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said. Iftikar Ahmed, a former general partner at Oak Investment Partners, left the United States some time before May 18 in violation of a judge's order in the...

  • $1,397 an hour! Top paid McDonald's workers Friday, 22 May 2015 | 3:49 PM ET
    Fast-food workers and supporters organized by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) protest in front of a McDonald's billboard in Los Angeles, in 2013.

    Worker pay is taking center stage as protesters push for $15-an-hour minimum wage from McDonald's. USA Today looks at how top executives compare.

  • NEW YORK, May 22- Citigroup said on Friday it is selling its margin foreign exchange business, including the CitiFX Pro and TradeStream platforms to U.S.-based FXCM and Danish investment bank SAXO Bank. FXCM filed an 8 K form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that the company would "assume the vast majority of margin forex accounts of CitiFX Pro...

  • Her statement comes just one day after the SEC gave JP Morgan Chase& Co, Citigroup Inc, UBS AG, Barclays Plc and the Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc a series of waivers to let them continue their usual securities business. But all the banks won SEC waivers to let them continue being "well-known seasoned issuers" or WKSIs- a status that lets them raise capital quickly...

  • An SEC statement said Gray Financial Group steered public pension fund clients into an investment fund that did not comply with state law and collected more than $1.7 million as a result. The SEC said the investments violated Georgia law because they did not have at least four other investors and did not have a minimum of $100 million in assets.

  • Atlanta firm charged by SEC over public pension funds Thursday, 21 May 2015 | 11:35 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, May 21- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday announced fraud charges against an Atlanta- based investment advisory firm and two of its executives for their handling of the city's pension funds for police, firefighters, transit workers and other employees.