Topic: SEC

ESPN Inks Dr Pepper as First Mega-Sponsor of the College Football Playoff Series

Soft drink brand will present championship trophy

ESPN has signed on Dr Pepper as the first official Championship Partner of the College Football Playoff series, which kicks off on Jan. 1 in Pasadena and New Orleans. Analogous to…

Final BCS Title Game Is One for the Ages

Epic FSU-Auburn tilt draws 25.6 million viewers

College football’s oft-derided Bowl Championship Series went out on a high note Monday night, as the thrilling Florida State-Auburn showdown proved to be one of the most-watched programs in cable…

ESPN, SEC to Form New Sports Net

Conference boasts some of college football’s most valuable franchises

ESPN and the Southeastern Conference on Tuesday will formally announce the launch of a new sports network devoted to the 14 member schools. In a press conference scheduled to take place…

Companies Can Now 'Friend' Investors

Netflix CEO won't be penalized for Facebook post

Companies can now "friend" their investors to communicate market-moving news. Facebook and other social media platforms were cleared by the Securities and Exchange Commission to announce key information as long…

Jim Cramer's Faces Accounting Fraud Charges [Updated]

SEC files suit against former CFO Eric Ashman

Digital finanical media company TheStreet—as well as three of its executives—have been charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission with accounting fraud for filing false financial reports and reporting fraudulent…

Zynga Could Delay IPO Until November

Market conditions, SEC probing threaten public debut

More trouble for Zynga ahead of its upcoming IPO: Sources told the New York Post that the social-gaming developer, which had been planning to go public early next month, is…

Zynga Forced to Amend SEC Filings Ahead of IPO

Original filings contained 'material weakness'

Zynga is following in Groupon’s footsteps to become the second IPO-bound tech company this week to amend its Securities and Exchange Committee filings, reports the New York Post. Yesterday, Zynga was…

Is Groupon's Upcoming IPO in Trouble?

The company is raking in revenue—and spending it all

Groupon’s much-anticipated IPO could be in danger, according to the New York Post. With the release of worrisome financial information about the daily deals site and the current precarious state…

Groupon's 'Unusual' Accounting Metric Draws SEC Scrutiny

The company could be misleading investors

Groupon is in hot water with the Securities and Exchange Commission due to a questionable accounting metric that it’s been using to market itself to investors in preparation for its…

DOJ Preps Subpoenas for News Corp. Probe

SEC and FBI also investigating

The U.S. Justice Department is preparing subpoenas as part of a preliminary investigation into allegations that News of the World journalists hacked into the voicemails of 9/11 victims, a government…