The top U.S. securities regulator eased up on enforcement actions against public companies in the second half of fiscal year 2017.
Investors gain no benefit from a 1999 rule requiring audit committees to have at least three members and be free of conflicting interests, research…
The settlement requires Exxon to spend $300 million on plant upgrades but activists call the $2.5 million fine "a slap on the wrist."
Is excessive disclosure regulation a primary cause of the long slump in IPO activity? There's hardly a consensus on that among experts.
Aside from disclosure regulations, the factors include politics, markets, investor demand, the business climate, and competition.
The commission and Congress have actually done much to ease the way for new IPOs, a capital markets attorney says.
The impending regulation is a serious compliance matter, but it also helps companies by forcing them to manage their data better, says SAP.
The SEC says a former Apollo Management senior partner billed PE fund clients for personal expenses including family vacations and spa visits.
If confirmed, Joseph Simons "will immediately jump into some contentious issues," including calls for greater scrutiny of big internet companies.
Former Rio Tinto finance chief steps down from Royal Dutch Shell’s board as a result of the charges.