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Take-Two settles stock options-backdating case

Company behind Grand Theft Auto agrees to pay a $3 million penalty fee to settle its case with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the agency announces.

By April 1, 2009


SEC fines RIM executives for option backdating

Co-CEOs Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazardis, along with two other RIM executives, will have to pay the SEC fines for their stock-option backdating practices.

By February 17, 2009


RIM execs to pay $74 million for options backdating

Canada's securities commission approves settlement, but BlackBerry maker also has made settlement offers to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

By February 5, 2009


RIM executives settle option backdating case

Canada's Ontario Securities Commission had reportedly been considering a C$100 million fine for RIM's co-CEOs, but a settlement agreement has been reached.

By February 4, 2009


Ex-McAfee lawyer acquitted in stock options backdating trial

Kent Roberts is the first executive to be acquitted on stock options backdating-related charges.

By October 3, 2008


Apple settles backdating lawsuit for $14 million

Stock-option backdating troubles at Apple appear to be history following the settlement of a shareholder suit filed against company executives.

By September 10, 2008


Report: No charges in Apple backdating probe

Justice Department ends criminal probe of backdated stock options at Apple and declines to charge any current or former executives, including Steve Jobs, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

By July 10, 2008


Jobs, Apple directors face new backdating suit

The lawsuits continue to pile up for Apple, as shareholders try to punish members of the board for the practice of backdating stock options in the early part of this decade.

By July 2, 2008


Apple hit with another backdating lawsuit

Another lawsuit has been filed against the company, charging directors with having wasted shareholder money by backdating stock option grants to executives.

By April 24, 2008


Apple shareholder lawsuit over backdating dismissed

Given the dramatic rise in Apple's stock price over the past year, a judge ruled that the plaintiffs can't establish that Apple's stock-option backdating hurt the value of the stock.

By November 15, 2007