U.S. Supreme Court divided over challenge to SEC in-house judges

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday appeared divided over a challenge to the constitutionality of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s selection of in-house judges to enforce investor protection laws in a case involving a former radio host and investment adviser backed by the Trump administration.

U.S. judge says Rio Tinto must face SEC fraud case

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Monday rejected Rio Tinto Plc’s bid to dismiss a Securities and Exchange Commission lawsuit accusing the Anglo-Australian mining company of civil fraud in its handling of a failed investment in a Mozambique coal project.

Factbox: Elon Musk, unabridged, on Twitter

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk is a prolific user of Twitter, and a federal judge on Thursday urged him to settle contempt allegations brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over one of his tweets.