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

SEC Modifies Approach to Form N-PORT Filing Requirements
Posted by on 12/08/2017 at 6:27 PM

In recognition of the importance of sound data security practices and protocols for sensitive, non-public information, the Securities and Exchange Commission today modified its approach to the pending requirement for registered investment companies to file Form N‑PORT electronically while the […]

Daniel Michael Named Chief of Enforcement Division’s Complex Financial Instruments Unit
Posted by on 12/07/2017 at 9:55 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Daniel Michael has been named chief of the Enforcement Division’s Complex Financial Instruments Unit. In his new role, Mr. Michael will lead a specialized unit of attorneys and industry experts who are located in offices across the […]

Broker Charged With Defrauding Investors
Posted by on 12/07/2017 at 9:20 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission charged a registered representative in Pennsylvania with operating a long-running offering and investment advisory fraud. The SEC’s complaint, filed in federal court in Philadelphia, alleges that Paul W. Smith raised approximately $2.35 million from […]

SEC Continues Crackdown on Brokers Defrauding Customers
Posted by on 12/06/2017 at 4:05 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today continued its crackdown on brokers who defraud customers, charging two New York-based brokers with making unsuitable trades that were costly for customers and lucrative for the brokers.  The case follows similar charges of excessive trading by […]

Former Company Insider Earns More Than $4.1 Million for Whistleblower Tip
Posted by on 12/05/2017 at 4:45 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an award of more than $4.1 million to a former company insider who alerted the agency to a widespread, multi-year securities law violation and continued to provide important information and assistance throughout the SEC’s […]

Digital Display Advertising Firm, Executives Charged With Bilking Investors
Posted by on 12/04/2017 at 10:53 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a Seattle-area outdoor digital signage advertising company and two of its senior executives with stealing more than $2 million from retail investors.  According to the SEC’s complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Seattle, Digi […]

Audit Firm Charged With Fraud Relating to Auditing of Penny Stock Companies
Posted by on 12/04/2017 at 9:00 PM

A California-based audit firm is being charged with conducting flawed audits and reviews of financial statements, which are critical sources of information for investors.  The SEC’s Enforcement Division alleges that Anton & Chia LLP and its accountants ignored numerous indications […]

SEC Emergency Action Halts ICO Scam
Posted by on 12/04/2017 at 1:57 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced it obtained an emergency asset freeze to halt a fast-moving Initial Coin Offering (ICO) fraud that raised up to $15 million from thousands of investors since August by falsely promising a 13-fold profit in less than a month. The SEC filed […]

SEC Charges Florida Penny Stock Operators With Defrauding Elderly Investors in Push to Crack Down on Repeat Offenders
Posted by on 11/30/2017 at 7:30 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged two individuals with defrauding elderly investors in a penny stock scheme involving Florida entertainment companies and their “Spongebuddy” product.  The charges are part of the Miami Regional Office’s Recidivist Initiative […]

Division of Corporation Finance Chief Accountant Mark Kronforst to Leave SEC
Posted by on 11/30/2017 at 4:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Mark Kronforst, Chief Accountant of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance, plans to leave the SEC in early January after 13 years of public service with the investor protection agency. Mr. Kronforst has served as Chief […]

More Than $16 Million Awarded to Two Whistleblowers
Posted by on 11/30/2017 at 3:55 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced awards of more than $8 million each to two whistleblowers whose critical information and continuing assistance helped the agency bring the successful underlying enforcement action. With this case, SEC enforcement actions involving […]

SEC Ratifies Appointment of Administrative Law Judges
Posted by on 11/30/2017 at 2:40 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that it has ratified its prior appointment of Chief Administrative Law Judge Brenda Murray and Administrative Law Judges Carol Fox Foelak, Cameron Elliot, James E. Grimes, and Jason S. Patil. On Nov. 29, 2017, the Office of Solicitor […]

SEC Announces Agenda for December 7 Investor Advisory Committee Meeting
Posted by on 11/27/2017 at 5:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the agenda for the December 7 meeting of its Investor Advisory Committee. The meeting will begin 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 […]

Long Island Town and Former Top Official Charged With Defrauding Municipal Investors
Posted by on 11/21/2017 at 6:10 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged Oyster Bay, New York, and its former top elected official with defrauding investors in the town’s municipal securities offerings by hiding the existence and potential financial impact of side deals with a businessman who owned and operated […]

SEC Names Paul G. Cellupica as Deputy Director of the Division of Investment Management
Posted by on 11/20/2017 at 9:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced today that Paul G. Cellupica has been named Deputy Director of the agency's Division of Investment Management. Mr. Cellupica will oversee a number of the division's strategic, rulemaking, and industry engagement initiatives. He will also serve […]

SEC Announces Agenda and Panelists for the 36th Annual Small Business Forum
Posted by on 11/16/2017 at 7:45 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the agenda and panelists for the 36th Annual Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation. The November 30 event will begin at 9 a.m. Central Standard Time (10 a.m. Eastern Standard Time) with opening remarks from the SEC […]

SEC Enforcement Division Issues Report on Priorities and FY 2017 Results
Posted by on 11/15/2017 at 10:00 PM

In its ongoing efforts to protect Main Street investors, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Enforcement Division today issued a report highlighting its priorities for the coming year as well as a review of enforcement actions that took place during FY 2017.  In the report, […]

SEC Announces the Formation and First Members of Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee
Posted by on 11/09/2017 at 10:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the formation and first members of its Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee. The committee, whose initial focus will be on the corporate bond and municipal securities markets, will provide advice to the Commission on the […]

SEC Warns Investors About Paid-to-Click Scams
Posted by on 11/07/2017 at 4:25 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission is warning investors to beware online “paid-to-click” scams that promise an easy payday by merely purchasing a membership or an advertising product up front and then clicking on a certain number of online ads each day. The SEC’s investor […]

SEC Charges Biotech Company, Executives With Accounting Fraud
Posted by on 11/02/2017 at 10:20 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a Maryland-based biotech company and four former top executives with prioritizing revenue growth over lawful accounting and misleading investors in the process. The SEC alleges that Osiris Therapeutics routinely overstated company performance […]