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U.S. SEC charges Nissan, ex-CEO Ghosn with hiding $140 million from investors

Sep 24, 2019 - 12:12 AM

Former CEO Carlos Ghosn will pay $1 million in fines to settle the matter without admitting wrongdoing, and will be barred from serving as a corporate executive for 10 years. Nissan will pay a $15 million fine.

CARLOS GHOSN. Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn (C) is escorted as he walks out of the Tokyo Detention House following his release on bail in Tokyo on April 25, 2019. File photo by Behrouz Mehri/AFP

U.S. financial regulatory agency says Musk violated deal

Feb 26, 2019 - 12:38 PM

According to the SEC, a tweet from Musk on Tesla's 2019 production levels violates the deal, under which his tweets had to be reviewed prior to being published

ELON MUSK. In this file photo taken on December 18, 2018 Elon Musk, co-founder and chief executive officer of Tesla Inc., speaks during an unveiling event for the Boring Company Hawthorne test tunnel in Hawthorne, south of Los Angeles, California. File photo by Robyn Beck/AFP

Tesla names 2 directors as part of Elon Musk U.S. fraud settlement

Dec 28, 2018 - 11:48 PM

Tesla taps Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison and Walgreens Boots Alliance Executive Vice President Kathleen Wilson-Thompson for its board of directors

Tesla CEO Elon Musk taunts U.S. financial regulatory agency

Dec 10, 2018 - 10:34 AM

'I want to be clear. I do not respect the SEC – I do not respect them,' he said in an interview on the CBS network news program '60 Minutes'

ELON MUSK. Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk speaks at a press conference during the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico on September 27, 2016. File photo by Hector Guerrero/AFP

Elon Musk to resign as chair of Tesla board but remain CEO

Sep 30, 2018 - 5:50 PM

Musk will also pay a $20-million fine as part of settlements stemming from his alleged securities fraud

AIMING HIGH. Elon Musk speaks about the '€œInterplanetary Transport System'€ which aims to reach Mars with the first human crew in history, during the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico on September 27, 2016. File photo by Hector Guerrero/AFP

U.S. agencies investigate Apple over iPhone slowdown

Jan 31, 2018 - 2:45 PM

Authorities are looking into whether Apple investors were misled about the performance of iPhones

IPHONE SNAFU. iPhone 7s or older are affected by the forced slowdown from the early 2017 iOS update. Photo from Apple

Morgan Stanley penalized $1M over data theft

Jun 09, 2016 - 4:30 PM

The US Securities and Exchange Commission says the bank failed to adequately protect customer information

epa04637624 (FILE) A file photo dated 20 January 2011 shows a sign at the Morgan Stanley office in New York, New York, USA. The financial company Morgan Stanley on 25 February 2015 agreed to pay 2.6 US billion dollar to settle an investigation into its role in the 2008 financial crisis, becoming the latest firm to reach such a deal with the government. Over the past two years, Bank of America has agreed to a record settlement of 16.65 billion US dollar; Citigroup has made a seven-billion US dollar settlement; and JPMorgan Chase agreed to pay 13 billion US dollar. EPA/ANDREW GOMBERT

US probes target health care startup Theranos

Apr 19, 2016 - 3:54 PM

Federal prosecutors are investigating whether Theranos misled investors and regulators about its technology and its operations

In this file photo, Theranos chief executive Elizabeth Holmes gestures as she speaks at a Wall Street Journal technology conference in Laguna Beach, California on October 21, 2015. Glenn Chapman/AFP

Candy Crush creator plans float on New York stock exchange

Feb 18, 2014 - 9:20 PM

King Digital Entertainment applied for listing with the US SEC

TRADEMARK ENFORCEMENT. Candy Crush Saga's makers try to protect their trademarks while earning gamers' ire. Photo from