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S.E.C.’s Top Enforcer to Depart at Year-End

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:33:46 -0500

Andrew Ceresney announced plans to leave agency after three years as Wall Street’s regulators continue to wind down their tenures.

Timeline: A History of Insider Trading

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:30:08 -0500

Trading of securities by company executives based on inside information has been illegal throughout much of the history of corporate America, but enforcement has evolved over time.

Sheryl Sandberg Said to Plan $100 Million in Charitable Giving

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 21:52:14 -0500

The chief operating officer of Facebook has signed the Giving Pledge, a campaign in which the world’s richest people vow to give away at least half their wealth.

Kickback Case Questions Whether Valeant Was Victim or Participant

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 14:05:25 -0500

The case appears to be a straightforward tale of avarice, but the Justice Department may have a difficult time proving the charges.

Settlement on JPMorgan Bribery Charges

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 12:05:50 -0500

Federal prosecutors, the S.E.C. and the Federal Reserve accused JPMorgan Chase of a vast foreign bribery scheme in China that may have spread to a number of Wall Street banks.

JPMorgan Chase to Pay $264 Million to Settle Foreign Bribery Case

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 10:57:33 -0500

The case centers on JPMorgan’s hiring practices in China, where it is accused of hiring the children of Chinese leaders to win business there.

JPMorgan Is Said to Settle Bribery Case Over Hiring in China

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 20:58:12 -0500

Federal authorities are expected to announce a roughly $264 million settlement with the bank over charges that it hired children of Chinese leaders in exchange for deals.

Investors Want More Firms to Be More Open. This Nonprofit Is Trying to Make It Happen.

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 17:14:02 -0500

Jean Rogers went from cleaning up Superfund sites to founding an organization focused on what companies report on environmental and social issues.

Morning Agenda: Government Bonds, Mary Jo White, Seller-Financed Home Contracts

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 06:01:27 -0500

Investors have restructured their portfolios, anticipating a free-spending administration.

Mary Jo White to Step Down as S.E.C. Chief

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 17:00:58 -0500

Other financial regulators are expected to follow suit, giving the Trump administration an opening to shift the government’s approach to policing the industry.