[Nicholas Graham, a spokesman for America Online, said in a statement via e-mail that the company was] pleased to have reached agreement ... assist with the verification of certain member intentions online.
We will use every tool available to pursue fraud against the New York Medicaid program wherever it occurs, ... The criminal and civil sanctions imposed on Heritage and Arnold demonstrate our continuing efforts to prosecute fully any crimes we uncover and return misappropriated funds to the State.
Mutual funds, who have a fiduciary duty to shareholders, who have made the representation that they will do what's reasonable to stop these trades, and then they take payments for allowing these trades to take place -- they're in deep trouble,
State and local regulators are the officials with the closest contact with the regulated community, ... Given their close intimate knowledge of the business they regulate, they are in a much better position than Congress to judge whether a particular small business is deserving of leniency for a first-time violation.
Frankly, it was never practicable for the AG's office to receive a vast sum of money and then try to disperse that money to individual investors, ... Those individual investors will have to go through some sort of fact-finding process to demonstrate who relied on who and is owed how much.
Representative Baker is an embarrassment. He is wrong on the issue of enforceability, ... His response to our settlement is explained by his failure to grasp the issues at hand and his failure to do anything to protect small investors.
It would be misguided and foolish to do so, ... It would undermine public confidence in the markets because states have historically played a critical role in restoring creditability to the marketplace.
The only delay, ... is that when you are dealing with 50 states, 12 investment banks, a significant number of regulatory entities, simply getting sign-offs, drafting agreements on stray words takes a bit of time.
Today's agreement between Putnam and the SEC provides some preliminary measures to address certain of the issues raised in the actions filed against Putnam. However, these measures represent only a starting point for needed industry reforms in fund governance and oversight and do not address crucial issues involving restitution to fund holders, fines and penalties,
Federated worked with regulators to address problems with improper trading, ... With this agreement, virtually the entire mutual fund industry has now sworn off improper trading practices and agreed to compensate investors who were harmed.
The Toxics Release Inventory has been extremely successful in raising public awareness about chemical hazards in communities from coast to coast. Public disclosure has proven to be a strong incentive for polluters to reduce their use of toxic chemicals.
H&R Block is a company that has been advertising itself quite consistently as being in your corner. I think it is fair to say that they have not been in your corner but have been putting customers in the corner instead.