WASHINGTON The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission collected nearly 40% more in penalties and payments in fiscal 2019, even as civil penalties it assessed and total enforcement actions fell, the regulator said on Monday.
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The U.S. securities regulator is rethinking a proposal that could weaken a landmark whistleblower program after a pushback from whistleblower lawyers and advocates, people with knowledge of the deliberations told Reuters.
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, Nov 15 The U.S. securities
regulator is rethinking a proposal that could weaken a landmark
whistleblower program after a pushback from whistleblower
lawyers and advocates, people with knowledge of the
deliberations told Reuters.
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Enforcement activity by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in fiscal 2019 resulted in $4.3 billion in fines and disgorgements, up from $3.9 billion a year earlier, the regulator said on Wednesday.
NEW YORK/KUALA LUMPUR The U.S. Justice Department has struck a deal to recoup $1 billion (£773.10 million) in funds allegedly looted from a Malaysian state investment fund by fugitive financier Jho Low, in a record capture for a U.S. anti-corruption probe.
NEW YORK U.S. prosecutors said on Tuesday they had charged six members of an insider trading ring who worked for firms including Goldman Sachs Group , Moelis and Centerview Partners and allegedly booked tens of millions of dollars in illicit profits.
ST THOMAS, Virgin Islands/NEW YORK Off the coast of St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands, a group of scientists is tearing a reef apart in a feverish attempt to save some of its coral. | Video
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Thursday he preferred a comprehensive trade deal with China but did not rule out the possibility of an interim pact, even as he said an "easy" agreement would not be possible. | Video
NEW YORK U.S. agricultural trade groups on Friday told the Trump administration a proposed biofuel reform package falls short of expectations, four sources familiar with discussions said, complicating plans the administration had for presenting the proposal to President Donald Trump.