Overseas Shipholding Group Announces Agreement with SEC

Overseas Shipholding Group Announces Agreement with SEC

“OSG is committed to operating its business with the utmost integrity and transparency and in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations,” said Sam Norton, OSG’s president and CEO. “We are pleased to have reached an agreement to resolve this investigation and to be in a position to close the bankruptcy case. With this matter behind us, we can focus our full attention on building value for our shareholders.” In the resolution, OSG neither admits nor denies the SEC’s allegations that the Company violated certain provisions of the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and related rules. Subject to bankruptcy court approval, OSG will pay a $5 million civil penalty related to the SEC investigation, which was fully reserved for as of September 30, 2016. The SEC resolution does not require any changes to the Company’s historical financial statements. OSG previously restated its annual financial statements for 2000 through 2011 and for the quarters ended March 31 and June 30, 2012. The SEC has acknowledged OSG’s cooperation with the SEC staff throughout the course of its investigation, as well as OSG’s implementation of remedial measures and improvements to internal accounting controls over its tax reporting functions and changes to the senior management of OSG since 2012. Source / More : Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. oilandgasOil and Gas News Undiluted !!! “The squeaky wheel gets the oil” Follow us: @OilAndGasPress on Twitter | OilAndGasPress on Facebook ]]>

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