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Senators investigating recalls target GM's legal staff, call for firing top lawyer

...a potential safety issue.She also questioned why Millikin didn't inform GM's board or the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission of the potential for punitive damages as GM settled the cases, saying, "This is a either gross negligence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-17/senators-investigating-rec
Backlash stirs in US against foreign worker visas

...has about 17,000 employees in the U.S., about 25 percent U.S. hires. In filings to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the company said it has more than 22,000 employees with valid temporary work visas, some not in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-06/backlash-stirs-us-against-
Bank merger would combine Augusta's First Bank of Georgia with Atlanta financial corporation

...institutions is pending regulatory approvals and consent from Georgia-Carolina Bancshares shareholders. State Bank Financial has filed a registration statement for the proposed transaction with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-06-24/bank-merger
Justice Department preparing to sue Citigroup

...and misleading investors in its sale of $850 million of mortgage-linked securities during 2008. The Securities and Exchange Commission also sued the bank.The lawsuits accuse the nation's second-largest bank of misleading investors about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-13/justice-department-prepari
Mickelson cooperates in probe into insider trading

...nothing wrong."A federal official briefed on the investigation told The Associated Press the FBI and Securities and Exchange Commission are analyzing trades Mickelson and Las Vegas gambler Billy Walters made involving Clorox at the same time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-05-31/mickelson-cooperates-probe-i
Figuring out how your mutual fund manager votes

...year: Funds typically list their voting results on their Web sites, and they also file documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission detailing their choices.Because fund managers would rather spend time buying and selling stocks than studying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-23/figuring-out-how-your-mutu
Federal appeals court says NY judge went too far in blocking $285M Citigroup settlement

...in Manhattan reversed a decision by Judge Jed S. Rakoff to set a trial date for the case brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission in October 2011.A three-judge panel said the SEC had demonstrated it would face irreparable harm because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-04/federal-appeals-court-says
Target acknowledges it didn't take immediate action on cyber breach alert

...cyberattack was launched last year, but it decided not to take immediate action.In its annual report to the Securities and Exchange Commission, Target said the massive security breach has hurt its image and business, while spawning dozens of legal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-14/target-acknowledges-it-did
Businessman's reputation, cash on line at NY trial

...conservative Republican candidates and causes and $20 million to help build Dallas' performing arts center.The Securities and Exchange Commission says they ran afoul of securities laws in the early 1990s when they embraced the teachings of a speaker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-27/businessmans-reputation-ca
NY judge sentences SAC Capital in $1.8 billion fraud deal

...billion a year in compensation.The deal between SAC and the government did not resolve a civil case that the Securities and Exchange Commission brought last July against him. He was accused of failing to prevent insider trading at the company, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-10/ny-judge-sentences-sac-cap