BRIEF-Changjiang Securities' biggest shareholder to buy more company shares in 12 months
* Says its biggest shareholder plans to buy at least 30 million shares in the company in next 12 months after adding about 0.1 percent stake on May 23
SAO PAULO May 2 U.S. regional jet operator Republic Airways Holdings Inc, the biggest operator of commercial aircraft made by Embraer SA, will expand its fleet this year through leasing arrangements, Embraer's Chief Financial Officer Jose Filippo said on Tuesday.
Republic announced on Monday that it had emerged from Chapter 11 restructuring with a fleet of 170 Embraer E-Jets and it planned to add 18 more by the end of 2017. In November, Embraer said it had transferred an order for 24 E-175 aircraft from Republic to United Airlines. (Reporting by Brad Haynes, Editing by Franklin Paul)
NEW YORK, May 23 Companies creating and issuing tokens to raise capital for their projects have a responsibility to protect their investors, said a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission official on Tuesday, the first public comments on the issue made by an agency employee.