All General Motors articles

  • Blog post

    GM chief accounting officer leaving for GE


    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


    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


    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


    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.

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    GM names new chief compliance officer


    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.