The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges Neil Cole, former CEO of Iconix Brand Group, with accounting fraud.
The legal team representing entrepreneur Elon Musk files a claim to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to officially terminate his deal to purchase Twitter, saying that the company made "false and misleading" statements during negotiations.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission temporarily halts the trading of 15 stocks, most of which are penny stocks, out of concern that online users were coordinating to artificially raise their value.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission approves new rules that will allow companies that wish to raise capital, and be listed on the New York Stock Exchange, to use direct listings instead of IPOs.
The government approves a proposed deal with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to restructure around $65 billion in foreign government bonds, following President Alberto Fernández's successful negotiations with creditors and the International Monetary Fund the previous week after the country defaulted in May. The government plans to submit the proposal to the SEC on August 17.
Under the terms of a settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Elon Musk and Tesla, Inc. agree to pay $20 million each to financial regulators, and Musk is expected to resign as chairman, but will remain as chief executive.
"The Wall Street Journal" reports that the FBI and SEC have launched an insider trading investigation involving billionaire investor Carl Icahn, Las Vegas gambler and investor Billy Walters, and golf superstar Phil Mickelson. No wrongdoing has yet been alleged.
BP announces it will plead guilty to charges of manslaughter and obstruction of Congress, and will pay a total of US$4.5 billion to the US Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission.