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SEC probing Zoom over Chinese government interference

12/21/2020, 09:12 am

Zoom is now subject of probes by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and a pair of U.S. Attorney's offices, the company claims, with the investigations focusing on the company's interactions with China and other governments around the world.

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Apple to issue $5.5B bond sale amid tech industry borrowing boom

08/13/2020, 05:08 pm

Apple plans to sell $5.5 billion in bonds amid a broader debt-issuing boom among technology giants, marking the second time in 2020 that it has done so.

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Former Apple lawyer fails to dismiss insider trading indictment

08/13/2020, 10:08 am

Gene Levoff, the former senior director of corporate law for Apple, has been denied a motion to dismiss an indictment over charges of insider trading, after failing to convince a court that the prosecution was unconstitutional.

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Former Apple lawyer accused of insider trading says charges unconstitutional

04/27/2020, 08:04 pm

Gene Levoff, Apple's former senior director of corporate law, continues to fight charges of insider trading and on Monday asked that his indictment be dismissed citing an argument of constitutionality.

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Apple removed 18 smelters and refiners in 2019 for flouting conflict mineral code of conduct

02/06/2020, 05:02 pm

Apple in a report on mineral sourcing issued Thursday said 18 smelters and refiners that were not willing to participate in third-party audits were removed from its supply chain in 2019, resulting in a 100% audit participation rate for the fifth consecutive year.

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Former Apple lawyer formally indicted for insider trading

10/24/2019, 05:10 pm

Former Apple lawyer Gene Levoff, who oversaw the company's Insider Trading Policy as corporate secretary and senior director of corporate law, was on Thursday indicted for insider trading and faces a maximum penalty of 120 years in prison.

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SEC presses charges against GT Advanced & CEO for fraud in iPhone sapphire supply

05/03/2019, 12:05 pm

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday charged GT Advanced Technologies and former CEO Thomas Gutierrez with fraud, accusing them of deceiving investors about its ability to supply sapphire for iPhones.

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Former Apple exec accused of insider trading goes free on $500K bond

02/21/2019, 10:02 am

Apple's former senior director of corporate law, Gene Levoff, has been temporarily released on a $500,000 bail bond while he awaits trial for insider trading.

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Apple's latest conflict minerals report says five smelters & refiners removed during 2018

02/15/2019, 09:02 am

Apple on Friday submitted its latest annual conflict minerals report with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, revealing that it asked suppliers to kick out five smelters and refiners during 2018.

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SEC charges former Apple exec Gene Levoff with insider trading [u]

02/13/2019, 12:02 pm

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Apple's former director of corporate law, Gene Levoff, with insider trading based on his knowledge of corporate performance.

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FBI & other US branches join Justice Department in Cambridge Analytica investigation

07/03/2018, 02:07 pm

A U.S. federal probe into Facebook's data sharing with now-defunct politcal consulting firm Cambridge Analytica has reportedly grown to pull in multiple agencies, including the FBI, the Justice Department, the Federal Trade Commission, and the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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US DOJ, SEC investigating how Apple handled throttling of aging iPhone batteries

01/30/2018, 01:01 pm

The U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission are reportedly starting to look into if Apple violated securities laws, regarding how it informed consumers about the iOS update that implemented the throttling of chemically depleted batteries in iOS 10.2.1.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook could face SEC scrutiny for violating fair disclosure regulation

08/24/2015, 02:08 pm

A private Monday morning email from Tim Cook to CNBC analyst Jim Cramer --in which Cook revealed material information about his company's growth in China --could land the Apple chief in hot water with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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SEC probes bond disclosure in L.A. school district's failed iPad program - report

04/17/2015, 09:04 am

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has opened a probe into whether investors and other parties were properly informed about bonds being put towards the Los Angeles Unified School District's failed iPad program, a report said on Friday.

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Apple leadership awarded restricted stock unit bonus currently worth $19M

10/21/2014, 07:10 pm

Eight Apple executives last week were awarded identical bonuses in the form of conditional RSUs worth over $19.6 million at the stock's current price, according to a U.S. SEC filing.

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Tight-lipped Apple could keep quiet on Beats deal thanks to SEC rules

05/21/2014, 03:05 pm

Apple has rarely issued press releases trumpeting new acquisitions since the landmark 1997 deal for NeXT that brought Steve Jobs back into the fold, and the company's now-massive size could help it continue its silence even with a rumored $3.2 billion deal for Beats Electronics.

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Apple leadership awarded 35K restricted stock unit bonus worth over $19M each

03/06/2014, 04:03 am

According to a series of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings on Wednesday, Apple awarded top executive leadership nearly 36,000 restricted stock units each, which at current prices would net over $19 million.

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SEC ends review of Apple taxes, overseas cash

10/04/2013, 08:10 pm

Four months after raising questions about Apple's foreign earnings and taxes, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has ended its investigation without plans to take any further action.

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