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Stories with organization: U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • SEC pushes for display of link between pay and performance 
    Updated: Apr-29-15 5:23 pm

    WASHINGTON - Federal regulators have taken a step toward requiring public companies to show the relationship between the compensation of their top executives and the company's financial performance.

  • Groups want review of Shell's Arctic regulatory filings 
    Updated: Apr-28-15 2:55 am

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Two groups petitioned the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday for an investigation of Royal Dutch Shell PLC and what the groups call misstatements in regulatory filings regarding the risk of a catastrophic oil spill from Arctic offshore drilling.

  • SEC alleges Indianapolis farm lender defrauded investors 
    Updated: Apr-24-15 5:29 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - The Securities and Exchange Commission is suing an Indianapolis financial planning firm alleging it defrauded 80 farm-loan investors of $15 million in 2013 and 2014.

  • Barra compensation triples to $15.8M in 1st year as GM CEO 
    Updated: Apr-24-15 11:46 am

    DETROIT - General Motors CEO Mary Barra's compensation more than tripled in 2014 to $15.8 million in her tumultuous first year in the automaker's top job.

  • Treasurer calls for more disclosure for public corporations 
    Updated: Apr-22-15 2:52 pm

    PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner is joining with other state treasurers to petition the Securities and Exchange Commission to adopt a rule to require all publicly-traded corporations to disclose their political contributions.

  • Treasurers push feds to require corporate campaign reports 
    Updated: Apr-21-15 9:10 pm

    SALEM, Oregon - Oregon Treasurer Ted Wheeler is renewing an effort to push federal financial regulators to require that publicly traded companies disclose their political spending.

  • SEC questions LA Unified on use of bonds for iPad project 
    Updated: Apr-16-15 7:07 pm

    LOS ANGELES - The Securities and Exchange Commission recently questioned Los Angeles Unified School District officials as part of informal inquiry into whether they properly used bond funds for a beleaguered $1.3 billion project to provide an iPad for every student.

  • 3 former Freddie Mac execs settle SEC disclosures lawsuit 
    Updated: Apr-14-15 8:20 pm

    WASHINGTON - A former CEO and two former top executives at mortgage giant Freddie Mac have settled a government lawsuit. They were accused of understating the amounts of high-risk mortgages that Freddie held just before the housing bubble burst in 2007.

  • Defense contractor settles bribery charges for $9.5 million 
    Updated: Apr-08-15 6:00 pm

    PORTLAND, Oregon - Oregon-based defense contractor FLIR Systems Inc. has agreed to pay $9.5 million to settle bribery charges filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission that involved expensive trips and gifts given to Middle Eastern government officials.

  • SEC files fraud charges against ex-NFL player, partner story has photos
    Updated: Apr-07-15 5:38 pm

    WASHINGTON - Federal regulators have filed civil fraud charges against former NFL cornerback Will Allen and his business partner. They're accused of reaping more than $31 million in a Ponzi scheme that promised high returns to investors from funding loans to cash-strapped pro athletes.