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SEC Animates Pixar With Info Request

Pixar’s travails with larger than predicted returns of its superhero DVD title “The Incredibles” have attracted regulatory attention.

Harley-Davidson Softtails Profits, Faces SEC

Second quarter earnings declined four percent from the same period last year, but still beat analyst expectations.

DreamWorks Wakes To SEC, Legal Nightmare

The makers of Shrek expect a loss in the second quarter, despite the success of $180 million USD grosses for animated film Madagascar’.

Microsoft Announces Bug In the IE Ointment

Mammoth software company Microsoft announced and itty bitty little bug that can cause a lot of problems for users of Internet Explorer (IE). The bug, reported by SEC Consult hasn’t been utilized yet but Microsoft did confirm the vulnerability.

Glassman Becomes Active SEC Chairman as Donaldson Steps Down

Securities and Exchange Commissioner Cynthia Glassman has been named as acting SEC Chairman by President George W. Bush, as current chairman William Donaldson steps down.

SEC Lightens Up On Quiet Period Rules

A long-anticipated modernization of 75 year-old rules regarding stock promotions has taken place.

IBM Facing SEC Probe

Questions about the technology company’s first quarter numbers have triggered an investigation by the SEC.

SEC Ordered To Reconsider Mutual Fund Rule

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission must now reconsider its rule that says mutual funds have to be overseen by independent chairmen.

Five Security Threats Are Very Overhyped

As firms resist rolling out VoIP and “Warhol Worms” threaten to wreck the Internet, Gartner advises security administrators to take a deep breath.

In The Future, Everyone’s PC Will Be Infected For Fifteen Minutes

Gartner research says “Warhol Worms” and four other topics comprise the five most overhyped security threats today.

Some Happy About Bush Choosing Cox For the SEC, Some Not

William Donaldson is stepping down as the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as of June 30. He just turned 74 years old.

Mixed Feelings on Cox As SEC Chairman

After turning 74 years old. current Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman William Donaldson is stepping down from the position as of June 30.

Bush Goes With Cox For SEC’s Chairman Position

William Donaldson, the current chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), is resigning from the position. President Bush has a replacement in mind

Donaldson Leaving SEC, Bush Has Replacement Plans

William Donaldson is stepping down as chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). He says that he will leave the agency on June 30.

Bush Has Replacement Lined Up For Chairman of SEC

Current Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman William Donaldson is resigning from the position. He said that he will be stepping down from the agency on June 30.

Cox To Head SEC: Free Enterprise Champ

President Bush nominated California Congressman Chris Cox for the empty Securities and Exchange Commission chief slot left open by outgoing William Donaldson. Bush sung Cox’s praises as a “champion of free enterprise”.

SEC Forced To Defend SOX

Heavy lobbying by major accounting firms to rollback or weaken the Sarbanes-Oxley act draws the chairman’s response.

Raytheon Submits Settlement Offer To SEC

Raytheon Company has submitted an offer of settlement to the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”)…

Flowserve Reaches Settlement with SEC

Flowserve has reached a settlement with the SEC resolving an investigation by the commission into a meeting that took place in Irving, Texas, on Nov. 19, 2002.

SEC Approves Time Warner’s Settlement

Time Warner announced that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved the proposed settlement, which resolves the SEC’s investigation of the Company.

Time Warner To Pay SEC Charges

Time Warner has agreed to pay a $300 million settlement stemming from charges the company faced for incorrectly stating online advertising revenues and the number of subscribers to their Internet service.