Hewlett-Packard made misleading disclosures about the resignation of a director during the boardroom spying investigation, according to the SEC.
Quovadx often falsely charged that the former finance chiefs "had engaged in improper and/or fraudulent accounting practices," he alleges.
John Brincat headed Mercury Finance, a subprime car-loan company whose 1997 restatement precipitated a $2 billion drop in the value of its stock and the company's eventual collapse.
By far the fastest-growing component last year was credit-default swaps.
In the latest of a rash of insider-trading cases, the SEC has filed charges against a former Oracle vice president regarding misuse of information learned from his wife.
Plaintiffs allege that some of the company's Internet investments suffered ''serious, non-temporary impairment'' but that the losses were not properly written down.
The auditor's doubts stem from the retailer's recent dip in operating performance and its expected loss for fiscal 2007.
The bankrupt auto-parts maker hopes to strengthen its restructuring position by erasing a $70 million claim.
Vote on the ''say on pay'' resolution goes to a recount.
An investment banker in Credit Suisse's Global Energy Group allegedly netted more than $7 million from improper trading in advance of the TXU buyout and eight other transactions.