(CN) - Disenchanted with two competing financial experts' "dismayingly divergent" valuations of BMC Software, a Delaware chancellor ruled that the company's $6.9 billion buyout was a fair enough deal for stockholders.
(CN) - Investors are challenging snack food company Diamond Foods $1.91 billion sell-out to Snyder's-Lance, claiming the deal undervalues the company.
(CN) - On the heels of a damaging lawsuit filed against premium cable network Starz by a former executive, a new investor complaint echoes the executive's claims that the company inflated revenue and subscriber numbers.
(CN) - Investors claim European telecommunications firm VimpelCom's stock price dropped after revelations that the company's executives bribed the daughter of the president of Uzbekistan to secure access to the country's mobile market.
(CN) - Extreme Networks Inc. executives knowingly misled investors about the company's financial condition, causing stocks to drop by 25 percent once the truth emerged, investors claim in a class action.
MANHATTAN (CN) - A Dutch telecom company is under fire from shareholders for allegedly paying tens of millions of dollars in bribes to a company controlled by the daughter of Uzbekistan's president to secure lucrative wireless licenses.
PHOENIX (CN) - Top executives who formerly worked for American Realty Capital Properties, now known as Vereit, cost investors billions of dollars in a multiyear accounting fraud, the Vanguard Funds claim in court.
(CN) - Investors in Pier 1 Imports Inc. claim the company misled them about the success of its ecommerce business, allegedly causing the company's stock to trade at artificially inflated prices.
(CN) - The Securities and Exchange Commission is considering new regulations for greater transparency into the operational structure of dark pools, where institutional investors trade stock outside public markets.
(CN) - In the next year, the Securities and Exchange Commission plans to increase regulation of electronic trading systems, and broaden access to information in the fixed income market, Chair Mary Jo White told Congress.
(CN) - Rounding the corner in a years-long regulatory deliberation, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted final rules for issuing equity through crowdfunding websites.
(CN) - The North American Securities Administrators Association issued an advisory warning investors to be cautious about marijuana-related investments, digital currency, and binary options.
FORT WORTH (CN) - Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has recused himself from some duties as he faces criminal securities charges that could send him to prison for 99 years.
MANHATTAN (CN) - Former SAC Capital portfolio manager Michael Steinberg and six cooperating witnesses in his case had their charges dropped after prosecutors exhausted their appeals of a ruling that raised the bar for insider-trading convictions.
(CN) - The U.S. government's criminal prosecution of corporations has dropped over the last decade despite statements from top Obama administration officials about stopping corporate fraud, a new study found.