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Division of Corporation Finance Director Keith Higgins to Leave SEC
Posted by on 12/06/2016 at 7:55 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Keith F. Higgins, Director of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance, plans to leave the SEC in early January. Since joining the SEC in June 2013, Mr. Higgins led the Division’s implementation of significant rulemaking and […]

Firm Settles Charges for Selling Unregistered Swaps Involving Pre-IPO Companies
Posted by on 12/06/2016 at 7:35 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that a San Francisco-based firm agreed to settle charges that it violated federal securities laws by failing to register security-based swaps that were offered and sold online to shareholders in pre-IPO companies. The SEC instituted an order […]

IT Specialist Settles Charges of Insider Trading on Hacked Nonpublic Information
Posted by on 12/05/2016 at 8:20 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced insider trading charges against a San Francisco-based information technology specialist who allegedly hacked senior executives at online travel company Expedia and illegally traded on company secrets. The SEC alleges that Jonathan Ly, who […]

SEC Awards $3.5 Million to Whistleblower
Posted by on 12/05/2016 at 3:30 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that a whistleblower has been awarded approximately $3.5 million for coming forward with information that led to an SEC enforcement action. “Whistleblowers do a tremendous service to the investing public and we will continue to reward […]

Chief Economist and Division of Economic and Risk Analysis Director Mark Flannery to Leave SEC
Posted by on 12/02/2016 at 8:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Chief Economist and Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA) Director Mark J. Flannery will leave the agency by the end of the month. He will return to his position as a finance professor at the University of Florida’s […]

United Settles Charges in Case of Flight Route to Benefit Public Official
Posted by on 12/02/2016 at 5:35 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that the parent company of United Airlines has agreed to pay $2.4 million to settle charges in a case where shareholders wound up footing the bill so a public official could get more convenient flights. According to the SEC’s order […]

PIMCO Settles Charges of Misleading Investors About ETF Performance
Posted by on 12/01/2016 at 9:10 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that investment management firm Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO) agreed to retain an independent compliance consultant and pay nearly $20 million to settle charges that it misled investors about the performance of one its first […]

SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies to Hold Conference Call Meeting on December 7
Posted by on 12/01/2016 at 8:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that its Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies will hold a public meeting by telephone conference on December 7. The advisory committee plans to consider recommendations regarding corporate board diversity and continue its […]

SEC Charges Asset Management Fund and Manager
Posted by on 12/01/2016 at 4:45 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges and an asset freeze against Miami Beach-based asset management company Onix Capital LLC and owner Alberto Chang-Rajii, a Chilean national who fled the U.S. earlier this year. The SEC alleges that Chang and Onix Capital defrauded […]

SEC Votes to Renew Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee
Posted by on 11/29/2016 at 2:45 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that the Commission voted to renew the Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee’s charter until August 2017 with the current membership.  The committee’s charter was originally scheduled to expire in February 2017. The […]

SEC Announces Agenda for Nov. 29 Meeting of the Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee
Posted by on 11/23/2016 at 7:45 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the agenda for its Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee meeting on Nov. 29, beginning at 9:30 a.m. ET.  The Commission established the advisory committee to provide a formal mechanism through which the Commission can receive advice […]

SEC Names Wesley R. Bricker as Chief Accountant
Posted by on 11/22/2016 at 3:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Wesley R. Bricker will become the Chief Accountant and succeeds James Schnurr who plans to retire from the agency. Mr. Bricker has served as Deputy Chief Accountant for the accounting group since 2015 and Interim Chief Accountant since […]

Chief Accountant James Schnurr to Leave SEC
Posted by on 11/22/2016 at 2:55 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Chief Accountant James Schnurr intends to retire from the agency. Mr. Schnurr began his tenure as the SEC’s chief accountant in October 2014. During his tenure, Mr. Schnurr was committed to establishing and enforcing accounting […]

Trading and Markets Director Stephen Luparello to Leave SEC
Posted by on 11/21/2016 at 9:47 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Stephen Luparello, Director of the Division of Trading and Markets, will leave the agency by the first of the year.  He was named director of the office in February 2014. Mr. Luparello played a key role in enhancing the transparency […]

Chief Litigation Counsel Matthew C. Solomon to Leave SEC
Posted by on 11/21/2016 at 9:20 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Matthew C. Solomon, the Chief Litigation Counsel for the SEC’s Enforcement Division, will leave the agency early next month. Mr. Solomon has led the Enforcement Division’s litigation program since September 2013, managing […]

SEC Announces Agenda for December 8 Investor Advisory Committee Meeting
Posted by on 11/21/2016 at 5:59 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the agenda for the December 8 meeting of its Investor Advisory Commitee. The meeting will commence at 9:30 a.m. in the Multipurpose Room at SEC headquarters at 100 F Street, N.E., Washington, D.C. and is open to the public. The meeting […]

SEC Charges Renewable Energy Company, CEO, and Others With Defrauding Investors
Posted by on 11/17/2016 at 9:25 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today filed fraud charges against four individuals and others who allegedly profited by defrauding investors in a cash-strapped California-based renewable energy company. Patrick Carter, the founder and CEO of 808 Renewable Energy Corp. was charged along with […]

JPMorgan Chase Paying $264 Million to Settle FCPA Charges
Posted by on 11/17/2016 at 3:30 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that JPMorgan Chase & Co. has agreed to pay more than $130 million to settle SEC charges that it won business from clients and corruptly influenced government officials in the Asia-Pacific region by giving jobs and internships to their […]

SEC Approves Plan to Create Consolidated Audit Trail
Posted by on 11/15/2016 at 9:25 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today voted to approve a national market system (NMS) plan to create a single, comprehensive database known as the consolidated audit trail (CAT) that will enable regulators to more efficiently and thoroughly track all trading activity in the U.S. equity and […]

SEC Announces Agenda and Panelists for the 35th Annual Small Business Forum
Posted by on 11/15/2016 at 6:30 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the agenda and panelists for the 35th Annual Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation. The November 17 event will begin at 9 a.m. and include a morning panel discussion that will explore how capital formation options are […]