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By Securities Docket on January 3, 2018, 2:07 pm
Brian Stretch, the U.S. attorney for the Northern District of California, is set to join the San Francisco office of Sidley Austin. A veteran of the local federal prosecutors’ office, Stretch has served in various leadership positions over his 18-year tenure including that of U.S. attorney and first assistant U.S. attorney under Melinda Haag. Stretch […]
By Securities Docket on January 3, 2018, 9:49 am
Almost 80% of fines between 2012 and Q3 2017 were issued by US regulators, the majority of which (85%) related to market abuse and disclosure. The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) accounted for $3.1 billion (£2.2 billion) of the conduct fines handed out over the same period. via $26 billion in fines and 28 jail […]
By Securities Docket on January 3, 2018, 9:36 am
Brazil’s state-controlled oil company, Petroleo Brasileiro, said on Wednesday that it has agreed to pay $2.95 billion to settle a U.S. class action brought by investors who claim they lost money as a result of a corruption scandal. Petrobras, as the company is known, denied any wrongdoing under the deal, which is one of the […]
By Securities Docket on January 3, 2018, 8:53 am
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By Securities Docket on January 3, 2018, 8:00 am
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board announced that William D. Duhnke III was sworn in today as Chairman and Kathleen M. Hamm was sworn in as a Board member. The ceremony took place at the Securities and Exchange Commission. via PCAOB Chairman Duhnke and Board Member Hamm Sworn in Today