18 Oct 2018

SEC Calls for Better Accounting Controls as Cyber Scams Increase

“Public companies that are easy targets of cyber scams could be in violation of accounting rules that call for firms to safeguard assets, the Securities and Exchange Commission said Tuesday. The SEC said in an investigative report that nine public companies wired nearly $100 million to hackers who impersonated corporate

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05 Sep 2018

SEC Wants to Keep Tabs on Social Media Posts That Could Move Markets

The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced its solicitation of a commercial monitoring tool (for under $27.5 million) to enable it to track posts that could have impacts on financial markets. Such a tool would flag posts for review by the relevant SEC staff. One recent example of social media’s

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