Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) http://www.kunc.org en Small Firms May Soon Turn To Crowdfunding To Sell Shares http://www.kunc.org/post/small-firms-may-soon-turn-crowdfunding-sell-shares Crowdfunding is popular among musicians, filmmakers and artists looking for a way to finance their next project.<p>Now the Securities and Exchange Commission is <a href="http://www.sec.gov/News/PressRelease/Detail/PressRelease/1370540017677#.UpO6n9KshcY">considering rules</a> that, for the first time, would allow small companies to solicit investments over the Internet and sell shares to the general public.<p>For some small firms, these new rules come as welcome news.<p>Shane Emmett, CEO of Health Warrior, which makes a line of nutrition bars made of chia seeds, says his company is looking to Tue, 26 Nov 2013 07:57:00 +0000 Yuki Noguchi 52318 at http://www.kunc.org Small Firms May Soon Turn To Crowdfunding To Sell Shares Whale Of A Fine: JPMorgan Chase To Pay $920M In Penalties http://www.kunc.org/post/whale-fine-jpmorgan-chase-pay-920m-penalties JPMorgan Chase has agreed to acknowledge that it violated federal securities laws and will pay $920 million in penalties assessed by regulators in the U.S. and U.K. Thu, 19 Sep 2013 13:44:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 49796 at http://www.kunc.org Whale Of A Fine: JPMorgan Chase To Pay $920M In Penalties Proposed Rule Would Make Companies Disclose CEO-To-Worker Pay Ratio http://www.kunc.org/post/proposed-rule-would-make-companies-disclose-ceo-worker-pay-ratio <strong>Update At 12:30 p.m. ET. SEC Approves Rule:</strong><p>The Securities and Exchange Commission has voted 3-2 to move the proposed rule ahead, with the two Republican commissioners opposing the measure.<p>The rule now goes for a 60-day public comment period, after which it could be formally adopted.<p>SEC commissioners also voted unanimously to require municipal advisers to register with the agency.<p><em> Here's our original post:</em><p>U.S. Wed, 18 Sep 2013 15:34:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 49752 at http://www.kunc.org Proposed Rule Would Make Companies Disclose CEO-To-Worker Pay Ratio JPMorgan To Get Whale Of A Fine For Trading Losses http://www.kunc.org/post/jpmorgan-get-whale-fine-trading-losses Authorities are set to slap banking giant JPMorgan Chase with a massive fine over the bank's huge trading losses in London last year, confirms NPR's Jim Zarroli.<p>Though details of the deal are still pending, several reports put the amount at more than $700 million. Mon, 16 Sep 2013 23:24:00 +0000 49682 at http://www.kunc.org JPMorgan To Get Whale Of A Fine For Trading Losses U.S. Investigators Launch Probe Of JPMorgan Chase In China http://www.kunc.org/post/us-investigators-launch-probe-jpmorgan-chase-china The Securities and Exchange Commission has launched an investigation of JPMorgan Chase's operations in China, reportedly looking into whether the investment bank hired the children of high-ranking Chinese government officials in an effort to secure business.<p><a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324139404579019773042354640.html"><em>The Wall Street </em><em>Journal</em></a> quotes from an SEC filing that says U.S. Sun, 18 Aug 2013 20:24:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 48503 at http://www.kunc.org U.S. Investigators Launch Probe Of JPMorgan Chase In China