SEC

The US Securities and Exchange Commission charged Elizabeth Holmes, the founder and CEO of Theranos, with fraud.

The company issued more than 1.8 million shares of its common stock to several of its trade creditors to erase debt that it owed them, Precipio said in an SEC document.

The deal ends an investigation by the SEC into certain accounting practices by Alere's foreign subsidiaries. The company also consented to a cease-and-desist order. 

The company, which also said it is short on funds, may have to pay $18.3 million to Hudson Bay Master Fund if forebearance is not granted for the default.

Insider Info

A clinical trial PI faces insider-trading charges, according to Pharmalot's Ed Silverman.

The company did not specify the number of shares it will offer or the offering price, but said it intends to trade on the Nasdaq Global Market.

The company previously said in an SEC document that it raised $16.1 million toward a targeted goal of $30 million.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Bio-Rad Laboratories has resolved a US Securities and Exchange Commission investigation into its violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act due to the company's subsidiaries having made improper payments to foreign officials in Russia, Vietnam, and Thailand in order to

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Molecular diagnostics firm AutoGenomics has refiled for an initial public offering, less than one year after it pulled earlier plans to go public.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Agilent Technologies said in a regulatory document on Monday that an investigation by US regulators into possible infractions by the company's employees in China has ended without any enforcement actions by the agencies.

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Mice in New York harbor both antibiotic-resistant bacteria and novel viruses, according to a new analysis of their fecal microbiomes.

Human Heredity and Health in Africa Initiative has issued guidelines for genomic research in the region, according to Nature News.

The Associated Press reports that an ethicist predicts that prenatal diagnosis and other advances will lead to more choices being available to prospective parents.

In Genome Biology this week: approach to analyze alternative polyadenylation, algorithm to predict transcriptomic structural variations, and more.