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Congress to probe Facebook, underwriters for answers
Makers Of Firefly 'Fan-game' Abuse DMCA To Try To Silence Critic

Law firms investigating Zynga for insider stock sell-off

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As if the recent weak earnings report and associated stock downturn weren't bad enough news for Zynga, at least five law firms are now actively investigating the social gaming powerhouse for security law violations related to sales of company stock three months ago. Schubert Jonckheer & Kolbe, LLP; Johnson &...
Law firms investigating Zynga for insider stock sell-off

Nasdaq must pay $10M to settle SEC charges over Facebook IPO woes

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charged the Nasdaq stock exchange with violations of securities law for its "poor systems and decision-making" during Facebook's initial public offering, the agency has announced....
Nasdaq must pay $10M to settle SEC charges over Facebook IPO woes

Massachusetts’ Secretary of Commonwealth subpoenas Morgan Stanley over Facebook

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William Galvin, Secretary of Commonwealth for Massachusetts, is subpoenaing Facebook investor Morgan Stanley, Reuters reports. “The Securities Division has put out a subpoena to Morgan Stanley in connection with the analyst’s discussion with certain institutional investors about the revenue prospects for Facebook,” a spokesman for Galvin’s office told Reuters. Allegedly, Facebook and Morgan...
Massachusetts’ Secretary of Commonwealth subpoenas Morgan Stanley over Facebook
RIM CEO's optimism could get him sued

SEC To Second Circuit: 'Please Don't Make Us Do Our Jobs!'

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Cross-posted from You don't want to live in a town where the police and the mob work together. In a completely unrelated note, the Second Circuit recently heard arguments from the SEC -- the federal agency statutorily charged to enforce the nation's securities laws -- and Citigroup -- a...
SEC To Second Circuit: 'Please Don't Make Us Do Our Jobs!'
Crowding out angels from startup financings?

JOB OF THE WEEK: Operations Manager

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Check out the Business Insider Jobs section >> As part of our new partnership with SimplyHired.com, each week we'll feature one of the awesome jobs advertised on the Business Insider jobs board. Chief Risk Officer Sageworks New York, NY Why it's cool: Sageworks is a leading financial technology and data company that...
JOB OF THE WEEK: Operations Manager

What the Green Bay Packers can teach us about broadband

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If Green Bay, Wis., a town of 105,000 people, can raise $70 million to rehabilitate its football field by selling $250 stock shares, I bet $250 there’s a community in America that can raise $2 or $3 million for a broadband network. Any takers? You might think that, given the...
What the Green Bay Packers can teach us about broadband

Latest Delay for BlackBerry Could Lead to Lawsuits

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Several securities law experts say the delay in the BlackBerry 10, and overly optimistic remarks by Research in Motion's chief executive, may make the company a target of shareholder lawsuits. Read more »...
Latest Delay for BlackBerry Could Lead to Lawsuits

Nasdaq settles US SEC charges for Facebook's IPO

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charged the Nasdaq stock exchange with violations of securities law for its "poor systems and decision-making" during Facebook's initial public offering, the agency has announced.Nasdaq has agreed to pay US$10 million, the largest SEC settlement with a stock exchange, to settle the agency's...
Nasdaq settles US SEC charges for Facebook's IPO

JOB OF THE WEEK: Chief Risk Officer

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Check out the Business Insider Jobs section >> As part of our new partnership with SimplyHired.com, each week we'll feature one of the awesome jobs advertised on the Business Insider jobs board. Chief Risk Officer Sageworks New York, NY Why it’s cool: Sageworks is a leading financial technology and data company that...
JOB OF THE WEEK: Chief Risk Officer
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