Stacey Vanek Smith
Jul 9, 2014 Citigroup is rumored to be close to a $7 billion settlement with the Justice Department. How does the DOJ set its fines?
Oct 23, 2013 The SEC considers rules for allowing companies to raise money online.
Sep 25, 2013 The JOBS Act has loosened rules to let private companies and hedge funds solicit investment. How are they going about it?
Sep 19, 2013 When a bank agrees to a multi-million dollar fine, who gets the money?
Sep 19, 2013 The SEC wants companies to disclose the gap between CEO and median-employee compensation. The idea gained traction after the financial crisis amid broader concerns about income inequality.
Jul 10, 2013 The Securities and Exchange Commission voted to lift a ban on publicly soliciting your investment dollars for companies not traded on the stock market.
May 15, 2013 The SEC meets with experts Tuesday about the alleged conflicts of interest in the bond-rating industry, after delaying new rules to deal with the issue.
May 2, 2013 The high-profile prosecution of a Phoenix-area woman has cost taxpayers nearly $1.7 million in legal fees. But local and national media outlets have seen a ratings boost due to the coverage.
Apr 19, 2013 For Trevor Morrison, about to become dean of top-tier NYU Law, it's worth the price of admission. (That's $51,500 a year, by the way).
Apr 3, 2013 Reed Hastings landed in hot water for sharing info about Netflix on his personal Facebook page. Now, the SEC says, companies can share, tweet and Facebook, as long as investors know where to look.