All stock buybacks articles

  • Spectrum
    News Brief

    Charter Communications fined $25M over stock buyback violations


    The Securities and Exchange Commission fined Charter Communications $25 million for violating internal accounting control requirements related to stock buybacks.

  • Blog

    SEC’s Jackson urges a review of stock buyback rules


    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.

  • Article

    The pros and cons of using stock buybacks


    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.