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SEC Chair Jay Clayton Voices Support for Disclosure Reform; Could Include Conflict Minerals

According to a Reuters article, the new Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Jay Clayton indicated his support for reducing disclosure rules during a July 12, 2017… 105 more words


U.S. companies may have to disclose pay gaps between CEOs, workers

By Jena McGregor

Soon after Donald Trump’s election, a rule that would require companies to disclose a potentially embarrassing math calculation for the first time next year — a ratio of what their CEO makes compared to their median worker — was thought to be a goner. 754 more words


Five things you need to know before you start your work day on June 29

Good morning! Editor Nicole MacAdam (@nicole_mac1) here. If you haven’t had a chance to download the FP’s new mobile app, it’s available in your favourite app store now. 619 more words


'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli faces his reckoning after big-money brag to FBI

By Patricia Hurtado

Martin Shkreli was practically gloating.

Even as the FBI closed in, the biotech wunderkind boasted to federal agents that he’d made a fortune investing in life-saving — and high-priced — medicine. 1,090 more words


Genealogy Website Ancestry.com Files for Confidential IPO

Genealogy website Ancestry.com on Monday said it had confidentially submitted a draft registration statement on a proposed initial public offering (IPO) to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. 77 more words


Bitcoin Bubble? Analysis Suggests More Room to Grow - Bitcoin News

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Here’s an interesting article from Bitcoin News. With all the media attention and the skyrocketing price of bitcoin, it is common to hear that bitcoin is in a bubble. 237 more words

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European Commission Launches Digital Currency and Dark Web Consortium - Bitcoin News

As speculators pile into Bitcoin driving the price to new highs, there’s a need for caution. Bitcoin News reports that a recent announcement from the… 135 more words