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SEC Announces Charges Against Investment Firm and Two Executives Accused of Defrauding Police and Firefighter Pension Funds
Posted by on 05/21/2015 at 3:10 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges against an Atlanta-based investment advisory firm and two executives accused of selling unsuitable investments to pension funds for the city’s police and firefighters, transit workers, and other employees. The […]

SEC Names Rebecca Olsen Deputy Director of Municipal Securities Office
Posted by on 05/20/2015 at 5:45 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Rebecca J. Olsen has been named deputy director in the agency’s Office of Municipal Securities, having served as chief counsel since April 2014.  Ms. Olsen replaces Jessica Kane who was announced as director of the office […]

SEC Names Jessica Kane Director of Municipal Securities Office
Posted by on 05/20/2015 at 5:44 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Jessica Kane has been named the director of the agency’s Office of Municipal Securities, having served as deputy director since April 2014.  Ms. Kane replaces former director John Cross. As deputy director, Ms. Kane oversaw […]

SEC Proposes Rules to Modernize and Enhance Information Reported by Investment Companies and Investment Advisers
Posted by on 05/20/2015 at 5:05 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today proposed rules, forms and amendments to modernize and enhance the reporting and disclosure of information by investment companies and investment advisers.  The new rules would enhance the quality of information available to investors and would allow […]

SEC Charges Brokerage Firm Co-Owners With Defrauding Investors
Posted by on 05/20/2015 at 5:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges against the co-owners of a Manhattan-based brokerage firm. The SEC alleges that as Arjent LLC and its UK-based affiliate Arjent Limited were approaching insolvency, chairman and CEO Robert P. DePalo attempted to keep the firms […]

SEC Charges BHP Billiton With Violating FCPA at Olympic Games
Posted by on 05/20/2015 at 12:30 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged global resources company BHP Billiton with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) when it sponsored the attendance of foreign government officials at the Summer Olympics. BHP Billiton agreed to pay a $25 million penalty to settle […]

SEC Chief of Staff Lona Nallengara to Leave Agency
Posted by on 05/19/2015 at 2:45 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that SEC Chief of Staff Lona Nallengara will be leaving the agency at the end of June. SEC Chair Mary Jo White named Mr. Nallengara as chief of staff in May 2013.  He is the lead advisor to the Chair on all issues involving the SEC, […]

Peter J. Curley, Associate Director in the Division of Trading and Markets, to Leave SEC
Posted by on 05/18/2015 at 3:15 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Peter J. Curley, Associate Director for Clearance and Settlement in the Division of Trading and Markets, is leaving the agency later this month.  Mr. Curley has headed the Office of Clearance and Settlement since October 2011 and […]

SEC Charges Father and Son in $1.1 Million Insider Trading Scheme
Posted by on 05/14/2015 at 7:40 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a father and son in New York with conducting a serial insider trading scheme involving tips of key nonpublic information in coded e-mail messages disguised as discussions about golf. The SEC alleges that Sean R. Stewart, currently a managing […]

SEC Charges Nationwide Life Insurance Company With Pricing Violations
Posted by on 05/14/2015 at 3:30 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged Nationwide Life Insurance Company with routinely violating pricing rules in its daily processing of purchase and redemption orders for variable insurance contracts and underlying mutual funds. Nationwide agreed to settle the charges and pay […]

SEC Names Wesley R. Bricker as Deputy Chief Accountant
Posted by on 05/14/2015 at 2:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the appointment of Wesley R. Bricker as a Deputy Chief Accountant overseeing the accounting group in the agency’s Office of the Chief Accountant. Mr. Bricker has more than 15 years of experience in public accounting.  He joins […]

Deputy Chief Accountant Dan Murdock to Leave SEC
Posted by on 05/14/2015 at 2:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Daniel Murdock, a deputy chief accountant overseeing the accounting group in the agency’s Office of the Chief Accountant, is leaving at the end of May to return to the private sector.  Mr. Murdock started at the SEC in October […]

SEC Announces Fraud Charges Against ITT Educational Services
Posted by on 05/12/2015 at 2:20 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges against ITT Educational Services Inc., its chief executive officer Kevin Modany, and its chief financial officer Daniel Fitzpatrick.   The SEC alleges that the national operator of for-profit colleges and the two […]

SEC Sues Retirement Planners for Making False Claims to Investors
Posted by on 05/11/2015 at 6:25 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a self-described retirement planning firm and its principals with falsely telling customers that interests in life settlements they offered and sold were “guaranteed,” “safe as CDs,” and “federally insured.” […]

SEC and FINRA to Hold National Compliance Outreach Program for Broker-Dealers
Posted by on 05/08/2015 at 5:30 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) today announced the opening of registration for their 2015 National Compliance Outreach Program for Broker-Dealers.  The program is intended to provide an open forum for regulators and industry […]

David Grim Named as Director of the Division of Investment Management
Posted by on 05/08/2015 at 1:30 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that David Grim has been named as Director of the Division of Investment Management.  Mr. Grim has been the division’s acting director since February, following the departure of former director Norm Champ. “David is a […]

SEC Approves Pilot to Assess Tick Size Impact for Smaller Companies
Posted by on 05/06/2015 at 9:15 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today approved a proposal by the national securities exchanges and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) for a two-year pilot program that would widen the minimum quoting and trading increments–or tick sizes–for stocks of some smaller […]

SEC Charges Four Former Officers of Delaware Bank Holding Company With Disclosure Fraud
Posted by on 05/06/2015 at 8:45 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today filed fraud charges against four former officers of Wilmington Trust for intentionally understating past due bank loans during the financial crisis.  The former Delaware-based bank holding company was acquired by M&T Bank in May 2011 and paid […]

SEC Announces Outreach Programs to Help Firms Comply With Regulation Systems Compliance and Integrity
Posted by on 05/05/2015 at 6:25 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced it has opened registration for outreach programs to help firms comply with an SEC rule that aims to protect investors by strengthening the technology underpinning U.S. securities markets. The Commission adopted Regulation Systems Compliance […]

SEC Announces Compliance Outreach Program Seminars for Investment Adviser and Investment Company Senior Officers
Posted by on 04/30/2015 at 3:14 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the schedule for Compliance Outreach Program regional seminars it is sponsoring in six cities later this year.  The seminars are jointly sponsored by the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations, Division of […]