Securities and Exchange Commission

The Daily Show: Still No Accountability For The Big Banks
From this Thursday's The Daily Show, guest host John Oliver took Wall Street and the SEC to task for allowing one after the other of these big banks to avoid any real criminal or civil liability for crashing the global economy. Read more...
U.S. Justice Department Sues Bank Of America
The U.S. government on Tuesday filed two civil lawsuits against Bank of America that accuse the bank of investor fraud in its sale of $850 million of residential mortgage-backed securities. Read more...
SEC Kabuki Theater: Ex-Goldman Trader Found Liable In Mortgage Deal
Fabrice Tourre, a former trader at Goldman Sachs, was found liable on six of seven charges and faces a fine or a ban from Wall Street. Read more...
All In's Chris Hayes sat down with Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi to discuss his new article on the ratings agencies that helped trigger the financial meltdown -- and surprise, surprise, nothing's been done to fix the problem. Read more...
Chiquita sues to block the release of documents related to payments the company made to terrorist groups in Colombia to protect its banana-growing interests. Read more...

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Las Vegas Sands' filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on a possible violation of anti-bribery law leaves unanswered the most fundamental questions about its conduct in Asia. Read more...
Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi talked with Eliot Spitzer last night about Eric Holder's decision not to prosecute Goldman Sachs for the offenses laid out in the Levin report. Taibbi had this to say afterwards: "But that's exactly who Read more...
A Wells Fargo executive explains to the SEC that his company didn't do anything wrong! I had to laugh when I read this, because bill collectors from Wells Fargo keep hounding me over a few bucks I owe from when I closed my account and moved it Read more...
Although the SEC recently asked Congress to pursue legislation that toughens laws and to raise financial penalties for fraud violations, a new report suggests that the Commission is avoiding tough sanctions already at its disposal. Read more...
U.S. District Court Judge Jed Rakoff is stepping up his fight with the Securities and Exchange Commission over its regulation of Wall Street. After accusing the regulator of negotiating a weak settlement with Citigroup, Rakoff said the SEC withheld important information that prevented him from doing his job. Read more...