Securities and Exchange Commission

Murphy Oil Seeks Approval of Retail Division Spin Off

Murphy Oil is seeking final approvals from the Securities and Exchange Commission and Internal Revenue Service for its plans to spin off its U.S. retail unit. More 

SEC Serious About Money Market Safety

Mary Jo White, the new chairman of the SEC, is making reform of the money market industry one of her top priorities, so changes could be around the corner. More 

SEC Gives CEOs the OK to Post to FB, Twitter

Senior executives are allowed to post company announcements on Facebook or via Twitter under a new decision by the Securities and Exchange Commission. More 

SEC Approves FB IPO Compensation Plan

Nasdaq will pay $62 million to compensation four investment firms that lost $500 million due to trading system glitches during the Facebook IPO last year. More 

Big Banks Can Skip ‘Break-Up’ Votes

The SEC says it will not stop Citigroup, Bank of America, Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan Chase from rejecting proxy proposals for dismantling the banks. More 

Mark Cuban Faces Insider Trading Trial

Celebrity businessman and NBA owner Mark Cuban will go to court in June to battle an insider trading lawsuit. More 

Insider Trading Suspected in Heinz Buyout

The FBI and SEC are investigating suspicious trades of Heinz shares just prior to the announcement that it would be taken private. More