All General Motors articles

  • Blog post

    GM chief accounting officer leaving for GE

    2018-07-27T12:30:00Z

    Thomas Timko, chief accounting officer at General Motors, will be leaving GM to join General Electric in the same role.

  • Blog post

    GM to pay $120M in ignition switch case

    2017-10-19T16:00:00Z

    General Motors today reached a $120 million settlement with the attorneys general of 49 states and the District of Columbia to resolve claims that the automaker concealed safety issues related to ignition-switch-related defects in several of its vehicles.

  • Article

    SEC still zeroing in on loss contingency disclosures

    2017-01-31T12:30:00Z

    Recent enforcement actions contain a not-so-subtle reminder to public companies that the SEC is still looking skeptically at legal settlements that blindside investors. Tammy Whitehouse reports.

  • Blog post

    GM resolves SEC ignition switch investigation

    2017-01-19T09:45:00Z

    Without admitting or denying any wrongdoing, General Motors has agreed to pay a $1 million civil penalty to resolve charges that deficient internal accounting controls prevented the company from properly assessing the potential impact on its financial statements of a defective ignition switch found in some vehicles. Jaclyn Jaeger reports. ...

  • Blog post

    GM names new chief compliance officer

    2016-04-28T11:00:00Z

    General Motors has appointed Jeffrey Taylor as deputy general counsel and chief compliance officer, effective immediately. He will report to Craig Glidden, executive vice president and general counsel.