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Tag: Enforcement

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Fallout From Accounting Class Actions Could Extend Beyond Issuers

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Although we have ample evidence to the contrary, the idea of an accounting scandal seems strange because it is hard to imagine accountants engaging in scandalous behavior. We picture accountants as meticulous bean counters – hardly the type...

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SEC Backs Big Budget for Crypto Crackdown

SEC Backs Big Budget for Crypto Crackdown

SEC Backs Big Budget for Crypto Crackdown

The Biden administration has proposed a record-smashing $2.4 billion budget for the SEC in fiscal year 2024, and it’s apparently already burning a hole in Gary Gensler’s pocket. To hear him tell it, the SEC chair is more than ready to use t...

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SEC Taking an Interest in Accounting Enforcement

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The implosions of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank this month may have come as a surprise to KPMG LLP, one of the so-called Big Four accounting firms. Both banks collapsed within two weeks of KPMG signing off on their audits. In the w...

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Revived SEC Admissions Policy Fizzled in First Year

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You could be forgiven if you don’t recall an announcement made by a Securities and Exchange Commission official in 2021. A killer virus spreading around the world, a war in Europe, an attempted insurrection in Washington – there has been a...

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Ripple Case Headlines Latest Developments in Crypto Regulation

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An impending court decision in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s lawsuit against San Francisco-based crypto solutions company, Ripple, stands to make a big splash in the cryptocurrency sector. The SEC filed its legal action against R...

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