Tagged: SEC subpoenas

SEC charges host of entrepreneur talk radio show

SEC charges host of entrepreneur talk radio show

The Securities and Exchange Commission charged Thursday a host of a talk radio show aimed at entrepreneurs and two other executives at a Monterey, Calif.-based firm with misappropriating $2.5 million of approximately $7 million...

Obama repeals SEC's FOIA exemption

Obama repeals SEC's FOIA exemption

Dunstan Prial of FoxBusiness.com reports Wednesday that President Barack Obama signed into law a piece of legislation that repealed the Securities and Exchange Commission‘s Freedom of Information Act exemption that had been included in...

House passes bill taking away SEC's FOIA exemption

House passes bill taking away SEC's FOIA exemption

The House of Representatives passed a bill Thursday that would eliminate the Freedom of Information Act exemption for the Securities and Exchange Commission included in this year’s financial services reform regulation. The exemption was...

SEC chief defends FOI provision

SEC chief defends FOI provision

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Schapiro said a controversial section of the new Wall Street reform bill dealing with Freedom of Information Act requests will sharpen its ability to investigate wrong-doers, reports Dunstan...

When biz journalist's sources get subpoenaed

When biz journalist's sources get subpoenaed

Felix Salmon of Reuters writes Wednesday about the recent action by the Securities and Exchange Commission to subpoena e-mails between sources Sam Antar and Barry Minkow and business journalists. Salmon writes, “If the SEC...

Regulators probing Dow Jones insider trading

Regulators probing Dow Jones insider trading

The New York attornety general’s office and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating possible illegal insider trading in Dow Jones & Co. stock before it was revealed that the owner of The Wall...