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  • September 22, 2023

    Envision Inks $177M Deal In Billing Practices Securities Suit

    Pension fund investors asked a Tennessee federal judge Friday to bless the $177.5 million settlement they reached with Envision Healthcare Corp. to resolve their claims the health care services provider and its directors misled them about its allegedly improper billing practices.

  • September 22, 2023

    SEC Fines Broker-Dealer For Slacking On Reg BI Compliance

    A Wisconsin broker-dealer has agreed to pay $50,000 to resolve U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission allegations it ran afoul of regulations aiming to ensure firms act in their clients' best interests and avoid potential conflicts of interest.

  • September 22, 2023

    Goldman Sachs To Pay $12M For Trade Data Reporting Gaffes

    Financial services giant Goldman Sachs agreed to pay the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority $6 million apiece Friday over claims that it failed in its recordkeeping and reporting obligations when it handed over inaccurate trading data in response to thousands of regulatory requests.

  • September 22, 2023

    SEC Case Receiver Sues Atty To Undo 'Fraudulent Transfers'

    A court-appointed receiver for a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement case has filed a lawsuit in Colorado federal court as part of his "efforts to trace, recapture, and return to investors millions of dollars of losses in a fraudulent Forex trading scheme," naming an attorney, his law firm and others as defendants in the suit.

  • September 22, 2023

    PE Adviser To Pay $1.6M To Settle SEC Conflict Allegations

    A California-based private equity fund adviser that focuses on infrastructure investments agreed Friday to pay more than $1.6 million to settle claims from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it effectively carried out an undisclosed loan to a fund advised by an affiliated adviser, among other things.

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