On January 17, Chair White delivered a speech at The Economic Club of New York, which was titled “The SEC after the Financial Crisis: Protecting Investors, Preserving Markets.”
President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday chose Jay Clayton, a Sullivan & Cromwell deal lawyer, as his nominee to head the SEC. Below are a few quick facts about his pick.
On December 7, 2016, the SEC released a white paper on Regulation A+ offerings titled “Regulation A+: What Do We Know So Far?”
No differently than companies doing business overseas—especially in high-risk markets—American colleges and universities who do business overseas face real risks of violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and must be mindful of the enforcement landscape that applies to these criminal violations.
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that a Brazilian-based petrochemical manufacturer whose stock trades in the U.S. markets has agreed to settle charges that it created false books and records to conceal millions of dollars in illicit bribes paid to Brazilian government officials to win or retain business.
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced today that Oklahoma City-based SandRidge Energy Inc, an oil-gas company, has agreed to settle charges that it used an illegal separation agreement and retaliated against a whistleblower who raised concerns internally.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced today that a Virginia based technology company, NeuStar, Inc. has agreed to pay $180,000 to settle charges that it used severance agreements that prevented employees from communicating with the SEC.
On Nov. 14, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) hosted an all-day forum on FinTech ( Forum).
The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of the Whistleblower recently released its sixth Annual Report on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program to Congress, which details information on the SEC’s activities and bounty payouts.
Shortly after the election, House Republicans reportedly sent a letter to the federal agencies, including the SEC, asking them to refrain from finalizing any pending rules or regulations in order to provide the new administration and Congress the opportunity to review and provide direction.