Bloomberg Law
March 14, 2023, 3:11 PM

Silicon Valley Bank Failure, Executive Trades Probed by DOJ, SEC

Tom Schoenberg
Tom Schoenberg
Bloomberg News

US authorities are examining the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank for misconduct by officers, including whether stock sales by executives violated trading rules, according to a person familiar with the matter.

The probes, which are in early stages, are being handled by prosecutors in the Justice Department’s fraud section, the US Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California and the Securities and Exchange Commission, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the investigation hasn’t been publicly disclosed. No one at the bank has been accused of wrongdoing and the investigation could end without charges being ...

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