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Federal Regulatory Agencies

News releases, reports, statements and associated documents from federal regulatory agencies ranging from the Securities Exchange Commission to the Commodities Futures Trading Commission

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SEC Issues Order Involving Tupperware Brands
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 -- The Securities and Exchange Commission issued the following order (No. 3-21180) on Sept. 29, 2022:

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In the Matter of Tupperware Brands Corporation, Respondent.

ORDER INSTITUTING CEASE-AND-DESIST PROCEEDINGS PURSUANT TO SECTION 21C OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934, MAKING FINDINGS, AND IMPOSING A CEASE-AND-DESIST ORDER

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The Securities and Exchange Commission ("Commission") deems it appropriate that cease-and-desist proceedings be, and hereby are, instituted pursuant to Section 21C of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ("Exchange Act"), against Tupperware ... Show Full Article

SEC Issues Order Involving Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Certified Public Accountants
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 -- The Securities and Exchange Commission issued the following order (No. 3-21178) on Sept. 29, 2022:

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In the Matter of DELOITTE TOUCHE TOHMATSU CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS, LLP Respondent.

ORDER INSTITUTING PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIVE AND CEASE-AND-DESIST PROCEEDINGS PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 4C AND 21C OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 AND RULE 102(e) OF THE COMMISSION'S RULES OF PRACTICE, MAKING FINDINGS, AND IMPOSING REMEDIAL SANCTIONS AND A CEASE-AND-DESIST ORDER

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The Securities and Exchange Commission ("Commission") deems it appropriate that public administrative ... Show Full Article

SEC Issues Accounting & Auditing Enforcement Order Involving Barclays and Barclays Bank
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 -- The Securities and Exchange Commission's Accounting and Auditing Enforcement issued the following order (No. 4344) on Sept. 29, 2022:

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In the Matter of BARCLAYS PLC and BARCLAYS BANK PLC Respondents.

ORDER INSTITUTING CEASE-AND-DESIST PROCEEDINGS PURSUANT TO SECTION 8A OF THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933 AND SECTION 21C OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934, MAKING FINDINGS, AND IMPOSING A CEASE-AND-DESIST ORDER

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The Securities and Exchange Commission ("Commission") deems it appropriate that cease-and-desist proceedings be, and hereby are, instituted pursuant to Section ... Show Full Article

FCC Commissioner Simington Issues Statement on Space Innovation
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 -- The Federal Communications Commission issued the following statement by Commissioner Nathan Simington on an action entitled "Space Innovation; Mitigation of Orbital Debris in the New Space Age" (IB Dockets No. 22-271; 18-313).

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The Commission adopts a rule requiring non-geostationary satellite operators to deorbit satellites within five years after the completion of their missions. We require both that domestic licensees, and foreign operators granted access to the United States market, responsibly dispose of satellites that have served their purpose. This Order marks ... Show Full Article

EEOC Sues Sinclair Broadcast Group for Race Discrimination
BALTIMORE, Maryland, Sept. 30 -- The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued the following news release on Sept. 29, 2022:

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. violated federal law when it discriminated against an employee because of her race, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed today.

According to EEOC's lawsuit, Sinclair subjected an analyst, a Black woman who worked for the company in Cockeysville, Maryland, to race discrimination when it underpaid her and forced her out of her job. Sinclair treated other employees who are not Black more favorably, ... Show Full Article

EEOC Releases New Data and Expands Visualizations
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 -- The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued the following news release on Sept. 29, 2022:

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today released new data on its website and added the ability for the public to visualize charges of discrimination filed with the agency by state.

New data now available at: https://www.eeoc.gov/data/employment-statistics include the 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 Component 1 data for private employers with 100 or more employees and federal contractors with 50 or more employees, 2020 EEO-3 data for referral local unions, 2021 EEO-4 ... Show Full Article

CFTC Orders Futures Commission Merchant to Pay $500,000 for Supervision Failures Relating to Improper or Fictitious Trade Transfer Requests
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 -- The Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued the following enforcement news release on Sept. 29, 2022:

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission today issued an order simultaneously filing and settling charges against ADM Investor Services Inc. (ADMIS), a registered futures commission merchant (FCM) in Chicago, Illinois. The order finds that ADMIS failed to supervise its employees and agents in their handling of commodity interest accounts, and failed to perform its supervisory duties diligently. The order requires ADMIS to pay a $500,000 civil monetary penalty and to ... Show Full Article