SeaWorld, ex-CEO settle SEC charges they hid ‘Blackfish’ impact

The SeaWorld amusement park is pictured in Orlando, September 3, 2009. REUTERS/Mathieu Belanger/File Photo

NEW YORK (Reuters) – SeaWorld Entertainment Inc and former Chief Executive James Atchison will pay more than $5 million to settle U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges that they misled investors about the negative impact of the documentary “Blackfish” on the company. “Blackfish,” released in July 2013, had depicted as cruel the captivity and exhibition […]

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