Stories tagged: Securities and Exchange Commission
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 1:14 P.M.
Trump’s SEC pick, an ex-Goldman lawyer, to face skepticism
Goldman Sachs may be about to get another friend in Washington.
THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 9:36 A.M.
Winklevoss Twins Await Imminent SEC Decision on Bitcoin ETF
Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss will know within days whether they’ve won approval to begin offering their bitcoin-based exchange traded fund, with the digital currency’s record rally hanging in the balance.
TUESDAY, FEB. 14, 2017, 12:05 P.M.
Trump signs law rolling back disclosure rule for energy and mining companies
President Donald Trump signed his first piece of legislation on Tuesday, a measure that could presage the most aggressive assault on government regulations since President Reagan. The bill cancels out …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4, 2017, 9:56 A.M.
Trump to pick deals lawyer Clayton to lead Wall Street cop
President-elect Donald Trump will pick Sullivan & Cromwell partner Jay Clayton to run the Securities and Exchange Commission, positioning a top lawyer to banks and hedge funds to lead Wall …
THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2016, 11:09 A.M.
Investment firm hurt by Valeant stake says CEO is retiring
The CEO of a firm with the largest stake in troubled Valeant Pharmaceuticals is retiring after punishing losses due to that investment.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 2013
Valley man denies SEC fraud charge
A Spokane Valley businessman is fighting aggressively against federal accusations that he duped investors with claims of huge financial gains and instead spent thousands on vacations, gifts and gambling. Daniel …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 25, 2011
Alleged Ponzi scheme in Spokane leaves lives shattered
Hundreds of investors victimized in an alleged Spokane-based Ponzi scheme are now being sued by bankruptcy officials attempting to unravel the complicated case of Little Loan Shoppe. Some investors call …
TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2011
Editorial: SEC needs to fix law’s onerous impact on civic volunteers
“This law (the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act) creates a new, more effective regulatory structure, fills a host of regulatory gaps, brings greater public transparency and market …
SUNDAY, MARCH 6, 2011
Library trustees seek exemption from SEC requirement
As part of its plan to prevent another economic meltdown, the federal government is cracking down on library trustees. Spokane County Library District trustees recently joined library boards around the …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 23, 2009
Mining company claims settled
A small North Idaho mining company and a former executive have settled a series of stock fraud allegations brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Federal investigators accused penny …
TUESDAY, FEB. 10, 2009
SEC says Spokane County man scammed investors
A Spokane County man has been accused of running an Internet-based Ponzi scheme that lured about 200 investors with promises of easy money on what turned out to be a …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 17, 2008
SEC chief blames his staff in Madoff case
WASHINGTON – Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Christopher Cox said Tuesday his agency repeatedly failed for at least a decade to pursue allegations of wrongdoing by Wall Street figure Bernard …