As entrepreneurs and venture capitalists swilled beer and swapped business cards at a technology conference in Austin, Texas, Kevin Callahan hunkered down March 9 for a closed-door meeting with Senator Jerry Moran.
Barclays Plc, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and other banks will be exempt from Dodd-Frank Act swap market rules when trading between their own affiliates under a measure completed by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
R. Allen Stanford, the indicted financier, sued U.S. prosecutors and agents of the FBI and Securities and Exchange Commission, accusing them of “abusive law enforcement” and seeking $7.2 billion in damages.
Ebix Inc., the insurance software company that said it was targeted by short sellers last year, is being investigated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for its accounting practices, four people with direct knowledge of the probe said.
Citigroup Inc. failed yesterday to win a judge’s approval to pay $75 million to settle with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over claims the bank misled investors by understating subprime-related holdings.