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Overseas Traders Paying Back All Profits in Insider Trading Case

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that three Peruvian traders have agreed to settle a pending case alleging that they traded on nonpublic information prior to the merger of two mining companies. The SEC filed its complaint in […]

SEC Approves Rules to Ease Investor Access to Exhibits in Company Filings

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has voted to adopt rule and form amendments to make it easier for investors and other market participants to find and access exhibits in registration statements and periodic reports that were originally provided in […]

SEC Adopts T+2 Settlement Cycle for Securities Transactions

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today adopted an amendment to shorten by one business day the standard settlement cycle for most broker-dealer securities transactions. Currently, the standard settlement cycle for these transactions is three business days, known as T+3. […]

Brokerage Firm Paying Penalty for Compliance and Trading Surveillance Failures

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced that a New York-based brokerage firm has agreed to pay a $100,000 penalty to settle charges of compliance and trading surveillance failures. Federal securities laws require firms to enforce policies and procedures […]

SEC Charges Firms Involved in Layering, Manipulation Schemes

(HedgeCo.NET) Fraud charges have been filed against a Ukraine-based trading firm accused of manipulating the U.S. markets hundreds of thousands of times and the New York-based brokerage firm and CEO who allegedly helped make it possible. The SEC’s complaint alleges […]

Executives Charged With Manipulating Company’s Accounting Systems to Steal Money

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged two former executives with masterminding a fraudulent scheme to steal millions of dollars through phony expense reimbursements, inflated invoices, and other improper accounting tactics. The SEC’s complaint alleges that iPayment’s then-senior vice […]

Firms Charged in Alleged Layering, Manipulation Schemes

(HedgeCo.Net) Fraud charges have been filed against a trading firm accused of manipulating the U.S. markets hundreds of thousands of times and the New York-based brokerage firm and CEO who allegedly helped make it possible. A complaint filed by the […]

Auditor Charged With Insider Trading on Client’s Nonpublic Information

(HedgeCo.Net) An auditor based in the Silicon Valley has agreed to settle charges that he traded on inside information about a client on the verge of a merger. The SEC’s order finds that through his work at an independent audit […]

Here’s What the Market Could do for the 3rd Time in 17 years

(HedgeCo.Net) The major averages continue to set record highs, which provides further evidence that Wall Street is becoming more complacent with the growing dichotomy between equity prices and the underlying strength of the U.S. economy. When investors view the Total […]

Executives Charged With Manipulating Company’s Accounting Systems to Steal Money

(HedgeCo.NET) The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged two former executives with masterminding a fraudulent scheme to steal millions of dollars through phony expense reimbursements, inflated invoices, and other improper accounting tactics. The SEC’s complaint alleges that iPayment’s then-senior vice […]

SEC Charges Company and Executives With Touting Bogus Revenues

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a California-based company and its founder with falsely touting “record” revenue numbers to investors and claiming to be a leader in the medical marijuana industry while some of its earnings came from […]

SEC Looks for Options to Modernize Financial Disclosures

(HedgeCo.Net) Getting access to all exhibits and complete company filings can sometimes be a challenge.The Securities and Exchange Commission has voted to adopt rule and form amendments to make it easier for investors and other market participants to find and […]

SEC Proposes Inline XBRL Filing of Tagged Data

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today voted to propose amendments intended to improve the quality and accessibility of data submitted by public companies and mutual funds using eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL). The proposals would require the use of […]

Agecroft Wins 2017 Best Hedge Fund Marketing Firm

(HedgeCo.Net) Agecroft Partners has won the Hedgeweek Global Awards as the Best Third Party Marketer Firm for the sixth time in seven years. “We are honored to have won this award and more importantly we are happy that the market […]

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