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Additional Charges Announced in Case Involving Pre-Released ADRs
Posted by on 06/22/2017 at 3:10 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced additional charges in an enforcement investigation involving the improper handling of American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) by a Wall Street firm’s securities lending desk. The SEC’s order finds supervisory failures by Anthony […]

Robert Evans III Named Deputy Director in SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance
Posted by on 06/20/2017 at 8:30 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Robert Evans III has been named Deputy Director in the agency’s Division of Corporation Finance. He will join Deputy Director Shelley Parratt as a senior advisor to the division’s director, William H. Hinman.  Most […]

Kelly L. Gibson Named as Associate Regional Director for Enforcement in the SEC’s Philadelphia Office
Posted by on 06/20/2017 at 7:31 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Kelly L. Gibson has been named the Associate Regional Director for Enforcement in the SEC’s Philadelphia Office.  Ms. Gibson succeeds G. Jeffrey Boujoukos, who became Regional Director of the SEC’s Philadelphia office in […]

Kathryn A. Pyszka Named as Associate Regional Director for Enforcement in the SEC’s Chicago Office
Posted by on 06/20/2017 at 7:30 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Kathryn A. Pyszka has been named an Associate Regional Director for Enforcement in the SEC’s Chicago Office.  Ms. Pyszka succeeds Timothy L. Warren, who retired from the SEC in January.  In her new role, Ms. Pyszka will […]

Keith Cassidy Named Associate Director of Technology Controls Program in OCIE
Posted by on 06/15/2017 at 8:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Keith E. Cassidy has been named Associate Director, Technology Controls Program, in the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE).  Mr. Cassidy began his career at the SEC as an Attorney Advisor in the Office of […]

SEC Announces Agenda for June 22 Investor Advisory Committee Meeting
Posted by on 06/14/2017 at 6:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the agenda for the June 22 meeting of its Investor Advisory Committee. The meeting will begin at 10:00 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 will […]

SEC Names Stephanie Avakian and Steven Peikin as Co-Directors of Enforcement
Posted by on 06/08/2017 at 9:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Acting Director of the Division of Enforcement Stephanie Avakian and former federal prosecutor Steven Peikin have been named Co-Directors of the Division of Enforcement. The Division of Enforcement is the agency's largest unit with more […]

SEC Charges Brokerage Firm With Failing to Comply With Anti-Money Laundering Laws
Posted by on 06/05/2017 at 5:21 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a Salt Lake City-based brokerage firm with securities law violations related to its alleged practice of clearing transactions for microcap stocks that were used in manipulative schemes to harm investors. To help detect potential securities law […]

Fee Rate Advisory #3 for Fiscal Year 2017
Posted by on 05/31/2017 at 4:10 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that starting on July 4, 2017, the fee rates applicable to most securities transactions will be set at $23.10 per million dollars.  Consequently, each SRO will continue to pay the Commission a rate of $21.80 per million for covered sales […]

SEC Names Peter Uhlmann Managing Executive in Chairman's Office
Posted by on 05/25/2017 at 2:43 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Peter Uhlmann has been named the managing executive in the Office of Chairman Jay Clayton. Mr. Uhlmann will advise Chairman Clayton in matters relating to agency administration, operations, and management, and will serve as the Chairman's […]

SEC Files Charges in Trading Scheme Involving Confidential Government Information
Posted by on 05/24/2017 at 2:50 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced charges in an alleged insider trading scheme involving tips of nonpublic information about government plans to cut Medicare reimbursement rates, which affected the stock prices of certain publicly traded medical providers or suppliers. The […]

SEC and MSRB to Hold Webinar on Series 50 Exam for Municipal Advisors
Posted by on 05/23/2017 at 6:45 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) today announced a joint educational webinar to assist municipal advisors with understanding their professional qualification requirements. The live webinar, scheduled for Thursday, June 15, 2017, from […]

SEC Charges Fake Filer With Manipulating Fitbit Stock
Posted by on 05/19/2017 at 5:25 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today filed fraud charges against a Virginia-based mechanical engineer accused of scheming to manipulate the price of Fitbit stock by making a phony regulatory filing. According to the SEC’s complaint, Robert W. Murray purchased Fitbit call options just […]

David Peavler, Associate Director of Enforcement in Fort Worth Office, to Leave SEC
Posted by on 05/19/2017 at 3:35 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that David L. Peavler, Associate Director of Enforcement in the Fort Worth Regional Office, is leaving the agency this month after more than 15 years of service. Mr. Peavler joined the SEC staff as a Staff Attorney and went on to serve as a […]

SEC Names Robert B. Stebbins as General Counsel
Posted by on 05/15/2017 at 9:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Robert B. Stebbins has been named General Counsel of the agency. The General Counsel is the chief legal officer of the agency, providing a variety of legal services to the Commission and staff. "Bob is an exceptional attorney and […]

SEC Names Jaime Klima Chief Counsel
Posted by on 05/15/2017 at 8:25 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Jaime Klima has been named Chief Counsel to Chairman Jay Clayton.  As Chief Counsel, Ms. Klima will be senior legal and policy adviser, and will coordinate the rulemaking agenda of the Commission.  She will also serve as the […]

SEC Names Sean Memon Deputy Chief of Staff
Posted by on 05/15/2017 at 8:25 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Sean Memon has been named the agency's deputy chief of staff. "Sean has proven to have extensive knowledge of financial regulation and coordination across our various markets. I commend his willingness to share […]

SEC Charges Former Head Traders at Nomura With Fraud
Posted by on 05/15/2017 at 2:50 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a pair of former head traders who ran the commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) desk at Nomura Securities International Inc. with deliberately lying to customers in order to inflate the profits of the CMBS desk and line their own pockets […]

SEC Names Lucas Moskowitz Chief of Staff
Posted by on 05/11/2017 at 8:26 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Lucas Moskowitz has been named the agency’s chief of staff.  “Lucas’s diverse background in both the public and private sectors has given him valuable experience in all three areas of the SEC’s core mission, […]

Law Firm Partner and Neighbor Charged in $1 Million Insider Trading Scheme
Posted by on 05/11/2017 at 8:15 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a former partner at an international law firm and his neighbor with making more than $1 million in illicit profits by insider trading around corporate announcements. The SEC alleges that Walter C. Little accessed confidential documents on his […]