August 1, 2007
Stolt-Nielsen under SEC investigation
Stolt-Nielsen S.A. (SNSA) has filed an Oslo Stock Exchange notice saying that it has "previously disclosed that it has been the subject of an informal inquiry by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) related to, among other things, its past stock options practices and procedures. On July 30, 2007, SNSA received a Formal Order of Private Investigation issued by the SEC in this matter. SNSA intends to continue to cooperate with the SEC`s investigation."