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The Securities and Exchange Commission fined Charter Communications $25 million for violating internal accounting control requirements related to stock buybacks.
SEC Commissioner Robert Jackson is voicing his concerns about corporate stock buybacks and says research produced by his staff “raises significant new questions about this activity.” He wants the Commission to reconsider existing rules.
It’s become commonplace for public companies to use stock buybacks to distribute excess cash to shareholders. Tammy Whitehouse hears from accounting experts on accelerated stock repurchases—what pitfalls and unintended consequences companies should beware when structuring shareholder contracts.