Securities and Exchange Commission

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Former McDonald’s boss fined $400,000 over employee relationship
Shareholders were misled by Steve Easterbrook ‘concealing extent’ of his misconduct, says US regulator

Rupert Neate

09, Jan, 2023 @4:26 PM

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‘He’s a financial serial killer’: how Bernie Madoff became the monster of Wall Street
A new Netflix docuseries details the crimes of the man who crafted a $64bn Ponzi scheme – and those who protected him

David Smith in Washington

04, Jan, 2023 @8:01 AM

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Of all the failures enabling Sam Bankman-Fried, the media’s was the most deplorable | John Naughton
Credulous or ignorant interviewers made it easier for the disgraced crypto wunderkind to pull the wool

John Naughton

17, Dec, 2022 @4:00 PM

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FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried charged with defrauding investors
SEC says investigation into other alleged misconduct by former CEO of cryptocurrency exchange is ongoing

Dominic Rushe in Washington, Kari Paul in Oakland, Alex Hern in London and Edward Helmore in New York

13, Dec, 2022 @11:08 PM

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Whistleblower Trump Media executive says firm violated federal securities laws
Will Wilkerson, co-founder of Trump’s media company, also alleges that ex-president pressured executives to give shares to Melania

Nina Lakhani in New York

16, Oct, 2022 @5:21 PM

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Republicans plan legal assault on climate disclosure rules for public companies
The SEC’s proposed new rules, which would require public corporations to disclose climate-related information, have been criticized by industry groups

Adam Lowenstein

15, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Cryptocurrency fraud scheme busted by US securities agency
The pyramid scheme cheated investors out of $300m worldwide over more than two years

Kari Paul and agency

01, Aug, 2022 @5:53 PM

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Barclays profits almost halved to £1.5bn after US trading blunder
Chief executive announces external review into mistake and says appropriate action will be taken

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

28, Jul, 2022 @11:28 AM

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Former US Coinbase employee and two others charged with insider trading
Cryptocurrency exchange manager and his brother arrested in Seattle in what is described as the first case of its kind

Dan Milmo and agency

21, Jul, 2022 @6:01 PM

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Elon Musk under scrutiny once more over Twitter deal
The SEC has asked the Tesla chief to submit any material aimed at influencing shareholders after it finds issue with previous filings

Dan Milmo in London

14, Jul, 2022 @6:35 PM

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SEC publishes letter asking Elon Musk to explain late Twitter filing
US financial watchdog asked Musk 10 days before he announced his takeover bid why he had not disclosed his stake sooner

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

27, May, 2022 @5:59 PM

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When Elon Musk buys into Twitter, I don’t need a little bird to tell me something’s afoot | John Naughton
The Tesla and SpaceX boss becoming the biggest stakeholder in the social media company should set alarm bells ringing

John Naughton

09, Apr, 2022 @3:00 PM

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