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SEC warns public vs investing in Bioglow laundry shops

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has advised the public against investing in Bioglow Laundry Shop (Bioglow), noting that it is not registered with the commission nor authorized to solicit investments.

SEC approves San Miguel food subsidiary’s P142.81-billion follow-on offering

THE SECURITIES and Exchange Commission (SEC) has given the go signal for San Miguel Food and Beverage, Inc. (SMFB) to conduct its P142.81-billion follow-on offering, slated to be the largest share sale in the history of the Philippine equities market.

SEC warns public vs three investment entities

THE COUNTRY’S corporate regulator has advised the public against three entities which have been soliciting investments without the necessary licenses.

SEC warns public vs Dreamconnect

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has advised the public against investing in Dreamconnect International Corp., saying it has no authority to solicit investments.

Regulator to look into minority shareholder’s complaint vs SMC

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has formed a special panel to investigate a complaint filed against San Miguel Corp. (SMC) and its subsidiaries for allegedly violating the mandatory tender offer rule prior to the merger of its traditional businesses.

SEC drafting rules for virtual currency exchanges

THE SECURITIES and Exchange Commission (SEC) will be releasing a draft of new guidelines on virtual currency exchanges (VCE) this September, as it rushes to regulate the number of companies seeking to operate as a trading platform for virtual currencies (VC) in the country.

SEC warns against illegal lending firms

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned the public against investing in Almasai Finance and Investment or Almasai Equity Holdings Corp. as well as EMMRJ Lending Investors Corp. or EMMRJ Loan Consultancy Corp., saying none of these firms are licensed to solicit investments or act as lenders.

SEC warns public against illegal lending firms

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned the public against investing in Almasai Finance and Investment and EMMRJ Lending Investors Corp. or EMMRJ...

SEC approves Globe’s cell tower company

THE SECURITIES and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved the incorporation of Globe Telecom, Inc.’s new company that would build cellular towers, the telecommunications giant said on Wednesday.

SEC approves Globe’s creation of new tower firm

Globe Telecom, Inc. is moving closer to establishing a separate tower holding company now that it has secured clearance from the Securities and Exchange...

SEC approves guidelines on ASEAN Green Bonds

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved the guidelines for the issuance of ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Green Bonds in the country, which will be used to specifically fund green and sustainable projects.

PAL asks SEC to approve equity restructuring

PAL HOLDINGS, Inc. said it sought Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) approval of a new equity restructuring plan.

Court of Appeals denies Rappler’s petition

THE Court of Appeals (CA) has denied the petition of online news site Rappler.com to reverse the decision of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) revoking its incorporation papers for failing to meet the constitutional limits on foreign ownership.

SEC approves equity restructuring bid of Vitarich

THE SECURITIES and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved the equity restructuring of Vitarich Corp., which will allow the firm to wipe out its deficit and declare dividends to shareholders.

Vitarich bags SEC approval for equity restructuring

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved the equity restructuring of Vitarich Corp that will allow the firm to wipe out its deficit...

SEC warns public against Boss Network

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) warned the public about dealing with Building our Success Stories Network, Inc. (Boss Network), saying the group is not licensed to solicit investments despite being registered with the commission.

SEC advises against investing in Boss Network

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) warned the public about dealing with Building our Success Stories Network, Inc. (Boss Network), saying that while the...

SEC warns public against investing in Paysmart Ltd. PHL

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a warning to the public against investing in Paysmart Ltd. Philippines, a company which claims to be involved in offshore trading of stocks.

Investors beware: SEC raises red flag over Paysmart

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a warning to the public against investing in Paysmart Limited Philippines, a company which claims to...

SEC gives short sale green light

THE PHILIPPINE Stock Exchange, Inc. (PSE) has secured the green light for short-selling, a move designed to further increase market liquidity.

SEC approves NLEX fund-raising

NLEX Corp. has secured clearance from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its shelf registration of up to P25 billion in fixed rate bonds.

NLEX Corp gets SEC nod for P25-billion shelf registration

NLEX Corp. has secured clearance from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its shelf registration of up to P25 billion in fixed rate...

Duterte appoints new SEC chairman

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has appointed Emilio B. Aquino as the new chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), replacing Teresita J. Herbosa whose seven-year term expired on March 15, the corporate regulator said in a statement on Wednesday.

SEC: No decision yet on Calata petition to overturn PSE delisting

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is set to come out with a decision on the petition of embattled agribusiness firm Calata Corp. to overturn the order of the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) to delist the company.

Five metrics to watch as Italy turmoil sweeps global markets

As populist parties in Rome mobilize for an early election, Italian assets are once again being scrutinized for stresses that undermine the euro project. The...

Global Ferronickel delays share sale due to SEC review

GLOBAL Ferronickel Holdings, Inc. is delaying its planned P1-billion follow-on share sale to give the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) more time to review...

SEC approves Del Monte PHL IPO

By Arra B. Francia, Reporter CANNED FRUIT manufacturer Del Monte Philippines, Inc. (DMPI) has secured approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its...

SEC warns against online firms offering ‘paid-to-click’ programs

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned the public to be cautious when dealing with online-based advertising companies offering “paid-to-click” programs, saying these...

SEC warns against online investment scams with paid-to-click schemes

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has advised the public against investment scams with paid-to-click (PTC) programs, noting that some may be Ponzi schemes...

SEC warns public against investing in Organico

THE SECURITIES and Exchange Commission (SEC) has advised the public against investing in Organico Agribusiness Ventures Corp. due to its illegal investment activities. In an...

Listed companies ordered to secure shareholders’ approval on changes in external...

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a memorandum circular that orders all publicly-listed companies (PLCs) to secure shareholders' approval on the appointment...

SEC warns vs online Ponzi schemes

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned the public against so-called online “paluwagan” schemes that collect money from investors with the promise of...

SEC issues advisory against 30 online Ponzi schemes

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned the public against so-called online paluwagan schemes that collect money from investors with the promise of...

SEC accepts Cebu hospital’s P11-M settlement offer

By Arra B. Francia, Reporter THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has agreed to an P11.48-million settlement with Allied Care Experts (ACE) Medical Center-Cebu, Inc.,...

Palace names new SEC Commissioner

MALACAÑANG on Monday said it has appointed Javey Paul D. Francisco as commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Mr. Francisco, who has...

SEC approves DoubleDragon’s P7.5-billion share offer

DoubleDragon Properties Corp. has received approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its primary offer of up to 135 million common shares...

SEC flags 14 cryptocurrency investment companies

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) warned the investing public against 14 online investment scams, including entities riding on the growing popularity of Bitcoin...

SEC issues warning against 14 online cryptocurrency scams

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) warned the investing public against 14 investment scams found online, including entities riding on the growing popularity of...

Alliance Select gets SEC green light on equity restructuring

Alliance Select Foods International, Inc. (FOOD) secured the green light from the Securities and Exchange Commission to undergo an equity restructuring that would wipe...

SEC approves San Miguel Pure Food’s name change

San Miguel Pure Foods Company, Inc. (SMPF) said it has secured the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)’s approval to amend its name and primary...

BPI secures PSE approval to conduct stock rights offering in April

Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) said it obtained the approval of the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) to conduct a stock rights offering (SRO)...

SEC warns vs investing in Onecash, PBB150

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has advised the public against investing in Onecash Trading and PBB150 Trading, saying the two firms are not...

SEC denies businessman Calata’s motion for Krops ICO

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has denied the motion of businessman Joseph H. Calata’s group to lift the cease and desist order (CDO)...

Market volatility can’t absorb MPO increase — SEC chief

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) plans to raise the minimum public ownership (MPO) of publicly listed companies by the end of 2018, but...

SEC to grant exemptive relief to winning bidder for PDS

By Arra B. Francia, Reporter THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said on Friday it will only grant exemptive relief once it is clear if...