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SEC Fights Off Phony Whistleblower Submissions

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Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities As might have been expected, some will go to great lengths to claim they are entitled to a whistleblower reward based on suspect evidence.  An example is this Commission order denying a whistleblower award to one person, while making an award to another. In the example noted, the claimant submitted a form claiming entitlement to […] Read more →

by   |   August 29, 2014

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FASB Revises Going Concern Evaluations and Disclosure

Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized Generally accepted accounting principles, or GAAP, presumes continuation of a reporting entity as a going concern as the basis for preparing financial statements unless and until... Read more →

by   |   August 28, 2014

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Conflict Minerals: Court Orders NAM to File Response to En Banc Rehearing Petition

Public Companies and Securities The SEC, the perceived loser in the conflicts minerals case at the time, filed a petition for an en banc rehearing on May 29, 2014.  NAM, the perceived winner at the time, stayed... Read more →

by   |   August 28, 2014

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FINRA and Exchanges Submit Tick Size Pilot Plan

Broker-Dealer, Public Companies and Securities FINRA and the exchanges have complied with an SEC order to establish a national market system plan to implement a targeted 12-month pilot program that will widen minimum quoting... Read more →

by   |   August 26, 2014