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SEC Announces Agenda for August 2 Meeting of the Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee
Posted by on 07/28/2016 at 8:25 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission will hold a meeting of the Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee on August 2, beginning at 9:30 a.m. EDT.  The Commission established the advisory committee to provide a formal mechanism through which the Commission can receive advice and […]

SEC Obtains Asset Freeze in Case of Investor Funds Stolen for Shopping Sprees
Posted by on 07/28/2016 at 4:35 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an asset freeze it has obtained against three men who aren’t registered to sell investments and allegedly went on lavish shopping sprees with more than $5 million raised from investors to purportedly develop a resort. In an emergency […]

SEC: State Street Misled Custody Clients About Prices for Foreign Currency Exchange Trades
Posted by on 07/26/2016 at 10:08 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that State Street Bank and Trust Company has agreed to pay $382.4 million in a global settlement for misleading mutual funds and other custody clients by applying hidden markups to foreign currency exchange trades.  As part of its custody […]

LAN Airlines Settles FCPA Charges
Posted by on 07/25/2016 at 3:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that South American-based LAN Airlines has agreed to pay more than $22 million to settle parallel civil and criminal cases related to improper payments it authorized during a dispute between the airline and its union employees in Argentina. An […]

Vincente L. Martinez, Chief of Office of Market Intelligence, to Leave SEC
Posted by on 07/22/2016 at 7:10 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Vincente L. Martinez, Chief of the SEC’s Office of Market Intelligence is planning to leave the agency in early August. Mr. Martinez began working in the SEC’s Enforcement Division in 2003 as a staff attorney and senior […]

Deputy Chief Accountant Brian T. Croteau to Leave SEC
Posted by on 07/22/2016 at 5:25 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Brian T. Croteau, Deputy Chief Accountant, is planning to leave the agency. Since he was appointed Deputy Chief Accountant in 2010, Mr. Croteau has managed the activities of the Office of Chief Accountant’s Professional Practice […]

SEC Halts Ongoing Fraudulent Stock Scheme
Posted by on 07/22/2016 at 3:40 PM

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Accountant Suspended for Failing to Spot Fraud in Company Audit
Posted by on 07/22/2016 at 2:35 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today suspended an accountant for conducting a faulty audit of the financial statements of a public company that was committing fraud, and the firm where he was a partner at the time has been prohibited from accepting new public company clients for one year. […]

Wesley R. Bricker Named Interim Chief Accountant
Posted by on 07/21/2016 at 6:38 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Wesley R. Bricker has been named the Commission’s Interim Chief Accountant responsible for the activities of the Office of the Chief Accountant as James V. Schnurr, current Chief Accountant, recovers from a serious bicycle accident. […]

Kurt Gottschall Named Associate Regional Director in the SEC's Denver Regional Office
Posted by on 07/20/2016 at 6:25 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Kurt L. Gottschall has been named the Associate Regional Director for enforcement in the Denver office. Mr. Gottschall began working as a staff attorney in the Denver office’s Division of Enforcement in 2000, before becoming a […]

SEC Announces Agenda for July 19 Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies
Posted by on 07/14/2016 at 5:15 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the agenda for the July 19 meeting of its Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies.  The Committee will focus on the first year of Regulation A+, recommendations related to the definition of an “accredited investor,” […]

SEC Charges Investment Adviser With Failing to Clearly Disclose Additional Costs to Investors
Posted by on 07/14/2016 at 3:40 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an enforcement action against an investment advisory firm that failed to properly prepare clients for additional transaction costs beyond the “wrap fees” they pay to cover the cost of several services bundled together. In wrap fee […]

SEC Adopts Amendments to Rules of Practice for Administrative Proceedings
Posted by on 07/13/2016 at 5:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today adopted amendments updating its rules of practice governing its administrative proceedings. “The amendments to the Commission’s rules of practice provide parties with additional opportunities to conduct depositions and add flexibility to the […]

SEC Proposes Amendments to Update and Simplify Disclosure Requirements As Part of Overall Disclosure Effectiveness Review
Posted by on 07/13/2016 at 5:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today voted to propose amendments to eliminate redundant, overlapping, outdated, or superseded provisions, in light of subsequent changes to Commission disclosure requirements, U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (U.S. GAAP), International Financial […]

SEC Proposes Rules to Enhance Order Handling Information Available to Investors
Posted by on 07/13/2016 at 5:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today voted to propose rules that for the first time would require broker-dealers to disclose the handling of institutional orders to customers.  The proposed rules also would expand the information included in existing retail order disclosures.  […]

SEC Adopts Additional Rules Related to Security-Based Swap Transaction Reporting
Posted by on 07/13/2016 at 5:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that it has adopted amendments and guidance related to rules regarding the regulatory reporting and public dissemination of security-based swap transactions, known as Regulation SBSR.  The new rules and guidance are designed to increase […]

SEC: Citigroup Provided Incomplete Blue Sheet Data for 15 Years
Posted by on 07/12/2016 at 3:35 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Citigroup Global Markets has agreed to pay a $7 million penalty and admit wrongdoing to settle charges that a computer coding error caused the firm to provide the agency with incomplete “blue sheet” information about trades it […]

SEC Announces New Investor Advisory Committee Members
Posted by on 07/12/2016 at 1:30 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the appointment of three new members to its Investor Advisory Committee, and the reappointment of five members whose terms recently expired.  The Committee was established under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer […]

Sean McKessy, Chief of Whistleblower Office, to Leave SEC
Posted by on 07/08/2016 at 4:05 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Sean McKessy, Chief of the SEC’s Office of the Whistleblower, is planning to leave the agency later this month. Mr. McKessy became the first head of SEC’s whistleblower program in February 2011 and helped establish the […]

Paul Dudek, Chief of Office of International Corporate Finance, to Leave Agency
Posted by on 06/29/2016 at 4:15 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Paul Dudek, Chief of the Office of International Corporate Finance in the Division of Corporation Finance, is leaving the agency at the end of the month.  Mr. Dudek has headed the Office of International Corporate Finance for more […]