The SEC Monday charged hedge-fund advisory firm Paradigm Capital Management with retaliating against an employee who reported alleged misconduct to the agency.
It was the SEC’s first anti-retaliation enforcement action under the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act.… Continue Reading
Federal district judge Keith B. Ellison denied motions for summary judgments filed by the SEC, and by former Noble executives Mark Jackson and James Ruehlen.
Jackson, Noble’s former CEO, and Ruehlen, the head of Noble’s Nigeria unit, asked Judge Ellison to rule that the SEC didn’t have enough evidence in the civil suit against them for a jury to decide they violated the FCPA.… Continue Reading
Managing corruption has added benefits for a company. In 2010, when faced with hundreds of incidents of bribing government officials across multiple nations, Panalpina, the Swiss leader in logistics, admitted a culture of corruption had emanated from its senior level management who “tolerated bribery as business as usual.”… Continue Reading
The SEC sanctioned the former president and chief compliance officer of Private Capital Management Inc. for failing to stop an insider-trading scheme involving an employee at his firm.
Thomas E. Meade was cited for supervisory failures at the Denver-based investment adviser after he agreed, without admitting or denying the SEC’s findings, to be censured and barred from serving in a compliance or supervisory capacity at a broker-dealer, transfer agent or investment advisory company.… Continue Reading