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U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

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  • Disney's Bob Iger was paid $46.5 million in 2014, up 35.5%

    Disney's Bob Iger was paid $46.5 million in 2014, up 35.5%
    Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Bob Iger's compensation rose by 35.5% in 2014 to $46.5 million, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. Iger's base salary, $2.5 million, remained unchanged from 2013, when he took home $34....
  • UBS unit paying $14.4M to settle SEC charges on 'dark pool' trading information

    A unit of the big Swiss bank UBS has agreed to pay about $14.4 million to settle U.S. civil charges of failing to give investors full information about its so-called "dark pool" trading system. Unlike public stock exchanges, dark pools are private, off-...
  • Ask the Mompreneur: What you need to know about crowdfunding

    Oxford Dictionaries may have chosen "vape" as their 2014 "Word of the Year," but for entrepreneurs, it should have been "crowdfunding." And indeed, crowdfunding was added to Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary for the first time last year. So what is...
  • In first legal challenge to US crisis body, MetLife appealing label as company posing risk

    In the first legal challenge to a U.S. body that arose from the financial crisis, MetLife is challenging its designation by regulators as a potential threat to the financial system. MetLife Inc., the largest U.S. insurance company by assets, announced...
  • Inland American shareholders back board; union calls for asset distribution

    A union that represents hotel workers continued its campaign against Inland American Real Estate Trust on Tuesday even as investors overwhelmingly backed management at the Oak Brook-based company's recent shareholder meeting. Inland American, in a...
  • Texas city that went on building spree ahead of oil boom now waits for bust, budget cuts

    Just two years ago, this Texas town known mostly for its annual rattlesnake roundup seemed to be on the brink of a transformation. Expecting a huge influx of oil workers, local leaders spent tens of millions of dollars to improve the courthouse, build...
  • Critics claim SEC acting as judge, jury in deciding its cases

    MILWAUKEE When it comes to winning at home, nobody can beat the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's record. The agency won all eight of the cases it prosecuted before SEC administrative law judges during its last fiscal year a winning streak that...
  • EDGA and EDGX exchanges agree to pay $14M to settle SEC case on trading order information

    Two securities exchanges have agreed to pay a total $14 million to settle federal charges of giving inaccurate information to trading firms about the buy and sell orders they used. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the settlement Monday in...
  • Attorney fees cut out large chunk of money recovered for Wextrust Ponzi scheme victims

    Attorney fees cut out large chunk of money recovered for Wextrust Ponzi scheme victims
    About 1,400 investors and creditors should recoup about $22.1 million from a Ponzi scheme that reached Hampton Roads, although victims say the attorneys and professionals charged with liquidating Wextrust Capital's assets charged too much, The Virginian-...
  • Police: Dispute over allowance led son to kill his Wall Street exec father

    Tommy Gilbert was part of the trust-fund-baby crowd, a handsome Princeton grad who flitted between his Manhattan home and the Hamptons and attended society parties at museums and symphonies while living off an allowance from his parents. On the surface,...
  • Robert B. Reich: The coin of the realm

    A few years ago, hedge fund Level Global Investors made $54 million selling Dell Inc. stock based on insider information provided by a Dell employee. When charged with insider trading, Level Global Investors co-founder Anthony Chiasson claimed he didn't...