Two entrepreneurs ran an unregistered securities exchange that sold derivatives linked to the liquidity events and value of private companies.
Tender offers for Avon Products, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, and Tower Group were designed to fraudulently drive up share prices.
The defendants shorted the stock of issuers in advance of dilutive offerings, in violation of 'wall-crossing agreements' with investment banks.
Corruption scandal has some wondering whether KPMG's oversight of worldwide soccer's governing body was effective.
"We allege a classic situation of the fox guarding the henhouse," said an SEC director.
N.Y. prosecutor says ex-CFO schemed with two other former execs to hide Dewey & LeBoeuf's true financial state.
Soccer organization's officials allegedly received more than $150 million in bribes and kickbacks as part of "World Cup of fraud."
Nearly seven years after the global financial crisis, "a culture of integrity has failed to take hold" on Wall Street, finds one survey.
A N.Y. securities attorney was charged with inflating the stock prices of some microcaps by using traders to engage in "manipulative matched trades."
SEC commissioner says there were "compelling reasons" to reject the waiver requests of banks convicted of rate-rigging.