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Press Releases Official announcements highlighting recent actions taken by the SEC and other newsworthy information.

SEC Uncovers Wide-Reaching Insider Trading Scheme
Posted by on 08/16/2017 at 7:30 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced insider trading charges against seven individuals who generated millions in profits by trading on confidential information about dozens of impending mergers and acquisitions.  Data analysis allowed the SEC’s enforcement staff to […]

SEC Charges KPMG with Audit Failures
Posted by on 08/15/2017 at 3:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that KPMG has agreed to pay more than $6.2 million to settle charges that it failed to properly audit the financial statements of an oil and gas company, resulting in investors being misinformed about the energy company’s value.  […]

SEC Files Charges in Oil Drilling Investment Scheme
Posted by on 08/11/2017 at 2:55 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged two Tennessee men and an accomplice in Fort Lauderdale with allegedly defrauding investors they lured by false promises of high returns from an oil drilling investment opportunity. According to the SEC’s complaint filed in federal court in […]

SEC Staff Publishes Report on Access to Capital and Market Liquidity
Posted by on 08/08/2017 at 8:30 PM

The SEC Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA) today published a report describing trends in primary securities issuance and secondary market liquidity, and assessing how those trends relate to post-crisis regulatory reforms. The report was requested by Congress as part of the FY2016 […]

Investment Management Director David W. Grim to Leave SEC
Posted by on 08/03/2017 at 3:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that David W. Grim, Director of the Division of Investment Management, will leave the agency next month after more than 20 years of public service.  Mr. Grim, who joined the Division directly from law school and rose to become its leader, […]

Donna Esau Named Associate Regional Director for Examinations in Atlanta Regional Office
Posted by on 08/02/2017 at 6:03 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the promotion of Donna Esau to Associate Regional Director for Examinations in the agency's Atlanta Regional Office. Ms. Esau will direct a staff of approximately 40 accountants, examiners, and attorneys responsible for the examination of […]

Overseas Stock Manipulator Settles SEC Charges
Posted by on 08/02/2017 at 2:05 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that an overseas stock manipulator has agreed to pay nearly $800,000 and be permanently barred from involvement in penny stocks after hiding his significant stake in a small oil & gas company while secretly funding a fraudulent promotional […]

SEC Files Charges to Stop Fraudulent Misuse of Cancer-Fighting Investments to Fund Restaurant Businesses
Posted by on 07/31/2017 at 9:35 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today filed charges to stop an alleged ongoing fraud by a Massachusetts businessman misusing investments intended for the development of cancer diagnostic tests to instead pay personal expenses and fund his fiancée’s restaurant businesses.  […]

SEC Files Fraud Charges Against Former Brokers Targeting Federal Retirees
Posted by on 07/31/2017 at 4:55 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged four former Atlanta-area brokers with fraudulently inducing federal employees to roll over holdings from their federal Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) retirement accounts into higher-fee, variable annuity products.  The SEC’s enforcement […]

SEC Announces Whistleblower Award of More Than $1.7 Million
Posted by on 07/27/2017 at 5:30 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced a whistleblower award of more than $1.7 million to a company insider who provided the agency with critical information to help stop a fraud that would have otherwise been difficult to detect.  Millions of dollars were returned to harmed […]

Halliburton Paying $29.2 Million to Settle FCPA Violations
Posted by on 07/27/2017 at 3:05 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged Halliburton Company with violating the books and records and internal accounting controls provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) while selecting and making payments to a local company in Angola in the course of winning lucrative […]

Jessica Magee Named Associate Regional Director for Enforcement in Fort Worth Office
Posted by on 07/26/2017 at 8:40 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Jessica B. Magee has been named the Associate Regional Director for Enforcement in the SEC’s Fort Worth Regional Office.  Ms. Magee succeeds David L. Peavler, who left the agency in May. Ms. Magee joined the SEC as a Staff […]

SEC Issues Investigative Report Concluding DAO Tokens, a Digital Asset, Were Securities
Posted by on 07/25/2017 at 8:25 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission issued an investigative report today cautioning market participants that offers and sales of digital assets by "virtual" organizations are subject to the requirements of the federal securities laws. Such offers and sales, conducted by organizations […]

SEC Announces $2.5 Million Whistleblower Award
Posted by on 07/25/2017 at 5:55 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an award of nearly $2.5 million to an employee of a domestic government agency whose whistleblower tip helped launch an SEC investigation and whose continued assistance enabled the SEC to address a company's misconduct. ''Whistleblowers can […]

SEC Names Bryan Wood as Director of the Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs
Posted by on 07/24/2017 at 3:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Bryan Wood has been named Director of the agency's Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs. Mr. Wood will advise the Chairman, Commissioners, and SEC staff on legislative matters, provide technical assistance on […]

Federal Regulatory Agencies Announce Coordination of Reviews for Certain Foreign Funds Under Volcker Rule
Posted by on 07/21/2017 at 7:30 PM

Five federal financial regulatory agencies today announced that they are coordinating their respective reviews of the treatment of certain foreign funds under section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Act, commonly known as the Volcker Rule, and the agencies' implementing regulations. These foreign funds […]

SEC Bars Lawyer Who Committed Fraud
Posted by on 07/19/2017 at 8:05 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today barred a New York-based attorney from appearing or practicing before it and acting as an officer or director of a public company after finding that he made false and misleading statements in corporate filings. The SEC’s order finds that David […]

SEC Announces Christopher Hetner as Senior Advisor to the Chairman for Cybersecurity Policy
Posted by on 07/18/2017 at 8:30 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Christopher R. Hetner will continue to serve as Senior Advisor to Chairman Jay Clayton for Cybersecurity Policy, having previously served in this role under Chair Mary Jo White and Acting Chairman Michael Piwowar. Mr. Hetner will continue […]

SEC Files Insider Trading Charges Against Research Scientist Aiming to Avoid SEC Detection
Posted by on 07/12/2017 at 8:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced insider trading charges against a research scientist who allegedly searched the internet for “how sec detect unusual trade” before making a trade that the agency flagged as suspicious through data analysis. The SEC’s […]

SEC Announces Charges in Massive Telemarketing Boiler Room Scheme Targeting Seniors
Posted by on 07/12/2017 at 7:30 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today brought fraud charges against 13 individuals allegedly involved in two Long Island-based cold calling scams that bilked more than one hundred victims out of more than $10 million through high-pressure sales tactics and lies about penny stocks. The SEC […]