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Stories with organization: U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • States join forces in attempt to void federal investing rule 
    Updated: May-30-15 1:52 pm

    HELENA, Montana - State officials in Montana and Massachusetts have joined forces in an attempt to void a new federal rule for public investment offerings.

  • Deutsche Bank paying $55M settlement on incorrect reports 
    Updated: May-26-15 1:32 pm

    WASHINGTON - Germany's Deutsche Bank AG has agreed to pay $55 million to settle civil charges of filing incorrect reports during the financial crisis that downplayed risks of huge losses.

  • SEC files charges against Atlanta investment firm 
    Updated: May-21-15 5:31 pm

    ATLANTA - Charges have been filed against an Atlanta firm and two executives who are accused of selling unsuitable investments to Atlanta city employee pension funds.

  • BHP Billiton pays $25M to settle SEC anti-bribery complaint 
    Updated: May-20-15 2:38 pm

    NEW YORK - BHP Billiton has agreed to pay $25 million to settle Securities and Exchange Commission charges that it violated anti-bribery laws by failing to have a proper system in place to prevent the risk of bribery when it paid for trips of 60 government officials to the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

  • California tells for-profit chain to stop enrolling veterans 
    Updated: May-15-15 9:25 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO - A for-profit college company with 15 campuses in California was ordered by the state Friday to stop enrolling new or returning students who plan to fund their educations with GI Bill benefits.

  • Ohio-based Nationwide Life Insurance to pay $8M penalty 
    Updated: May-15-15 3:04 am

    WASHINGTON - A federal agency says Ohio-based Nationwide Life Insurance Company agreed to pay $8 million to settle charges that the company routinely violated pricing rules in daily processing of orders for some insurance products.

  • The bid for Avon that apparently was not story has photos
    Updated: May-14-15 5:50 pm

    NEW YORK - An apparently bogus offer to take over Avon Products that appeared on a regulatory website sent its stock on a wild ride Thursday and raised questions about the security of the online service, a trusted source of news for investors.

  • Correction: ITT Educational-Fraud Charges story 
    Updated: May-14-15 3:04 pm

    In a story May 12 about the Securities and Exchange Commission filing fraud charges against ITT Educational Services, The Associated Press erroneously spelled the last name of ITT's CEO the first reference. It is spelIed Modany, not Monday.

  • Providence firm accused of $11 million Ponzi-like scheme 
    Updated: May-11-15 5:40 pm

    PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A fund manager and his firm have been accused by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission of running a Ponzi-like scheme that cost investors more than $11 million.

  • Oxfam America presses SEC on drafting disclosure regulations 
    Updated: May-06-15 8:53 pm

    BOSTON - The aid group Oxfam America is pressing federal officials to draft regulations aimed at requiring U.S.-listed oil, gas, and mining companies to publish what they pay to governments for access to natural resources in foreign countries.

  • SEC lawsuit accuses company of fraud in 'man camp' projects 
    Updated: May-05-15 8:13 pm

    FARGO, North Dakota - A company that sold investments in housing developments for workers in the North Dakota oil patch ran an illegal fraud scheme that bilked investors out of millions of dollars, state and federal authorities said Tuesday.