SEC Enforcement: Advisor’s Deceptive Press Release on Barnes & Noble Halted Trading
Meanwhile, a consultant to Panda Restaurant Group and his friend were charged with insider trading related to the bidding process for P.F. Chang’s.
SEC Enforcement: ‘Indestructible Wealth’ Wasn’t so Indestructible
Meanwhile, a hedge fund exec was accused of pumping up a fund's value to pocket extra fees.
DOL, SEC Enforcement: DOL Wins Settlement for Whistleblowers
Meanwhile, the SEC charged a former investment bank analyst who worked in JPMorgan’s San Francisco office with insider trading.
SEC Enforcement: Napkin-Eating Broker Settles; Ponzi Funds Used for Porn
Also, a hedge fund manager admits to providing bad data, which affected recording of 552 million shares.
SEC Enforcement: Fantasy Sports-Style Investing Site Gets a Little Too Real
Meanwhile, Massachusetts-based Interinvest Corp. and its owner funneled more than $17 million in client assets into four troubled Canadian penny stock companies, the SEC says.
SEC Enforcement: Phony Hedge Fund Manager Charged With Duping Small Businesses Out of $4M
In another action, a Canadian trader has agreed to settle SEC charges in a short-selling scheme.
On Wall Street, if You Earn More You Cheat More, Study Finds
More than a third of the highest paid financial professionals have firsthand knowledge of wrongdoing, and many say compensation plans incentivize lawbreaking, the study found.
Enforcement: Broker Convicted of Bilking Elderly Relatives in Fake Hedge Fund
Meanwhile, Goodyear agreed to pay $16 million to the SEC to settle bribery charges.
Enforcement Roundup: Ex-CCO Sues Over ‘Defamatory’ Form U5
In another action, the SEC charged five offshore entities with offering and selling unregistered penny stocks.
SEC Enforcement Roundup: Twitter, Facebook Pre-IPO Fraud
SEC moves on a Ponzi-like social media IPO fraud case and multiple instances of alleged insider trading.