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2005-10-11 15:57:34

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the Securities and Exchange Commission's power to freeze payments to corporate executives during investigations of possible securities law violations. In a win for the SEC, the top court declined to hear an appeal from a lower court brought by two former executives of TV Guide publisher Gemstar-TV Guide International Inc.. "The decision confirms the SEC's authority to prevent companies from paying extraordinary amounts...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'