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

SEC Announces Whistleblower Award of More Than a Million Dollars
Posted by on 10/12/2017 at 2:45 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that a whistleblower has earned an award of more than $1 million for providing the SEC with new information and substantial corroborating documentation of a securities law violation by a registered entity that impacted retail […]

Lawyers Charged With Assisting a Microcap Fraud Scheme
Posted by on 10/11/2017 at 7:45 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged two lawyers it alleges helped facilitate a microcap fraud scheme involving undisclosed “blank check” companies secretly bound for reverse mergers. In complaints filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, […]

SEC Files Charges in Snack Company Investment Scam
Posted by on 10/11/2017 at 7:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged three individuals who defrauded investors in a company that falsely claimed to be developing a caffeinated chocolate snack and nearing an acquisition by Monster Energy or Coca-Cola Co. The SEC’s complaint alleges that Lisa Bershan and her […]

SEC Proposes Rules to Implement FAST Act Mandate to Modernize and Simplify Disclosure
Posted by on 10/11/2017 at 4:13 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today voted to propose amendments to modernize and simplify disclosure requirements for public companies, investment advisers, and investment companies and to implement a mandate under the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. The proposed […]

Walter Jospin, Regional Director of the SEC’s Atlanta Office, to Leave the Agency
Posted by on 10/10/2017 at 8:30 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Walter E. Jospin, Regional Director of the agency’s Atlanta office, is leaving the agency.  Mr. Jospin will remain in his position until his successor is selected. “Walter and I met many years ago and I was taken with his […]

Robert Evans III Named Chief of the Office of International Corporate Finance in SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance
Posted by on 10/06/2017 at 8:30 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Robert Evans III has been named Chief of the Office of International Corporate Finance in the agency’s Division of Corporation Finance.  The office spearheads the division’s outreach to non-U.S. issuers that access the […]

Investment Adviser Charged in Multi-Million Dollar Options Trading Scheme
Posted by on 10/05/2017 at 3:10 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a Westchester, New York-based investment adviser with fraud stemming from lies to retail investors about the value of their investments in a Ponzi-like scheme. The SEC alleges that, starting in approximately 2010, Michael Scronic began to raise […]

SEC Charges Penny-Stock Operators in Push to Crack Down on Repeat Offenders
Posted by on 10/03/2017 at 8:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged two individuals with defrauding investors in penny stock companies that claimed to have valuable patents.  One of those charged had been barred from the penny stock business based on his role in another securities scheme and neither he nor […]

World Investor Week Brings Together Securities Regulators on Six Continents to Promote Investor Education and Protection
Posted by on 10/02/2017 at 4:15 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission, along with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), is leading efforts in the U.S. to raise awareness about the importance of investor education and protection as part of a global effort. […]

Chairman Clayton Provides Update on Review of 2016 Cyber Intrusion Involving EDGAR System
Posted by on 10/02/2017 at 3:05 PM

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton today provided an update on the status of the agency’s review and investigation of the 2016 intrusion into the EDGAR system.  In addition to updating previous disclosures, today's announcement also includes additional information on the agency’s efforts to […]

SEC Exposes Two Initial Coin Offerings Purportedly Backed by Real Estate and Diamonds
Posted by on 09/29/2017 at 9:31 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a businessman and two companies with defrauding investors in a pair of so-called initial coin offerings (ICOs) purportedly backed by investments in real estate and diamonds. The SEC alleges that Maksim Zaslavskiy and his companies have been […]

Former Corporate Insider, Middleman Tipper, and Six Traders Charged With Insider Trading
Posted by on 09/29/2017 at 7:35 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a former executive at Life Time Fitness Inc., a middleman tipper, and six traders with insider trading ahead of the announcement that the company would be purchased and taken private. In a complaint filed in U.S. District Court in the Northern […]

Fee Rate Advisory #2 for Fiscal Year 2018
Posted by on 09/29/2017 at 7:00 PM

When fiscal year 2018 starts on Oct. 1, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission will be operating under a short-term continuing resolution, and thus will not have received a regular appropriation for FY 2018.  Accordingly, the fees paid under Section 31 of the Securities Exchange Act […]

Barred Broker Charged in Real Estate Investment Scheme
Posted by on 09/29/2017 at 6:30 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a former broker, his company, and his business partner in an alleged real estate investment scheme utilizing high-pressure sales tactics to pilfer $6 million from retirees and other investors while using the proceeds to fund the broker’s […]

SEC Provides Regulatory Relief and Assistance for Hurricane Victims
Posted by on 09/28/2017 at 9:55 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that it is providing regulatory relief to publicly traded companies, investment companies, accountants, transfer agents, municipal advisors and others affected by Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, and Hurricane Maria.  The loss of […]

SEC Detects Brokers Defrauding Customers
Posted by on 09/28/2017 at 8:20 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged three New York-based brokers with making unsuitable recommendations that resulted in substantial losses to customers and hefty commissions for the brokers.  One of the brokers agreed to pay more than $400,000 to settle the charges. Brokers […]

Andrew Calamari, Regional Director of the SEC’s New York Office, to Leave the Agency After 17 Years of Service
Posted by on 09/28/2017 at 7:15 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Andrew M. Calamari, Director of the agency’s New York Regional Office, is planning to leave the agency in October after 17 years of service. Since late 2012, Mr. Calamari has led a staff of approximately 400 enforcement attorneys, […]

Medical Manufacturer Settles Accounting Fraud Charges
Posted by on 09/28/2017 at 3:45 PM

A Massachusetts-based medical manufacturer has agreed to pay more than $13 million to settle charges that it committed accounting fraud through its subsidiaries to meet revenue targets and made improper payments to foreign officials to increase sales in certain countries. The Securities and […]

Stock Market Analyst Barred for Illegally Cashing In On His Research Reports
Posted by on 09/26/2017 at 8:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a stock market analyst with insider trading prior to the publication of research reports and articles he authored with the false disclaimer that he wasn’t trading in the companies being covered.  He agreed to settle the charges and be […]

SEC Announces Enforcement Initiatives to Combat Cyber-Based Threats and Protect Retail Investors
Posted by on 09/25/2017 at 10:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced two new initiatives that will build on its Enforcement Division’s ongoing efforts to address cyber-based threats and protect retail investors. The creation of a Cyber Unit that will focus on targeting cyber-related misconduct and the […]