Given the concerning revolving door between the SEC and banks like Citigroup, it's important that the settlement between the two is put aside and the case goes to trial.Eleanor Bloxham, CEO of The Value Alliance - Feb 19, 2013 5:00 AM ET
Maybe the former white collar defense lawyer will be able to set aside her past connections to the corporate world and the possibility of future alliances. But the president could have picked someone who lacked such conflicts.
FORTUNE -- Imagine waking up one morning and reading a speech made by one of your bosses, where you discover just how little he values the projects you've been slaving away at for the MOREEleanor Bloxham, CEO of The Value Alliance - Jan 30, 2013 9:02 AM ET
It might seem like the Netflix case is very different from an insider trading case. But selective disclosure and insider trading are birds of a feather.
FORTUNE -- We've certainly witnessed a bonanza of insider investigations and trials involving corporate secrets in 2012: Raj Rajaratnam of Galleon Group, SAC Capital, and Tiger Asia Management as a few examples.
In all these cases, inside information was the seedling for the alleged insider trading.
Executives MOREEleanor Bloxham, CEO of The Value Alliance - Dec 17, 2012 10:51 AM ET
Doormats or sycophant compromisers need not apply. A few candidates we should consider. By Eleanor BloxhamEleanor Bloxham, CEO of The Value Alliance - Dec 4, 2012 10:17 AM ET
Given the level of repeat offenses at some of the largest financial firms, it's clear that the SEC needs to change its approach.
By Eleanor Bloxham, CEO of The Value Alliance and Corporate Governance Alliance
FORTUNE – Disclosure failures related to mortgage offerings are again in the sights of the SEC, this time related to Goldman Sachs (GS) and Wells Fargo (WFC). And a recent court order describes potential client conflicts of MOREMar 12, 2012 10:28 AM ET
Both the SEC and Citi now stand accused of failing to disclose relevant information, whether it's to customers in Citi's case or, as with the SEC, to the public. By Eleanor BloxhamJan 6, 2012 11:49 AM ET
Instead of defending its rejected $285 million settlement with Citigroup, the SEC should take a page from the Enron playbook and consider pursuing individual officers. By Eleanor BloxhamDec 2, 2011 3:48 PM ET
The rejection of the proposed settlement between the SEC and Citigroup should send a message to regulators and companies that it's time to keep the public in mind. By Eleanor BloxhamNov 30, 2011 10:51 AM ET
If big banks get to settle with the SEC without admitting or denying any wrongdoing, what good does a settlement do in the end? By Eleanor BloxhamNov 7, 2011 10:05 AM ET
A federal judge has asked the SEC to explain how its settlement with Citigroup would keep the bank on the right path. Here are a few things the SEC should consider. By Eleanor BloxhamNov 3, 2011 1:11 PM ET
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