Securities and Exchange Commission

SEC: Hey Restaurants, Don’t Call Your Customers ‘Guests’

The SEC forced Noodles & Company to stop using the word guest to refer to its customers in regulatory filings earlier this year. More 

Bill Ackman Still Loves Beam, Burger King

Bill Ackman and Pershing Square held tight to JCPenney, Beam and Burger King through Q2, but did trade Mondelez in for Air Products and Chemicals. More 

SEC Rejects Billionaire Philip Falcone Settlement

The Securities and Exchange Commission has voted to reject a settlement over civil fraud charges with Philip Falcone and Harbinger Capital Partners. More 

Take the Money and Run from Linn Energy

MLPs are gauged by one metric: distributable cash flows. With the SEC knocking on Linn Energy's door to question that metric, investors should get out -- quick. More 

Thailand Man Made $3.2M on Smithfield Food Trades

The Securities and Exchange Commission has frozen a Thai traders assets after he made a fortune trading Smithfield Foods futures just prior to its acquisition. More 

SEC Fines Nasdaq $10 Million for Botched Facebook IPO

The Nasdaq has agreed to pay a $10 million fine to the SEC for violating securities laws, but would not admit or deny guilt. More 

Hedge Fund Billionaire Agrees to Two-Year Ban With SEC

Philip Falcone has negotiated a deal with federal regulators that settles fraud charges, but keeps him out of the industry for two years. More