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

Robert Jackson and Hester Peirce Sworn In as SEC Commissioners
Posted by on 01/11/2018 at 9:30 PM

Robert J. Jackson Jr. and Hester M. Peirce were sworn into office as SEC Commissioners this morning by SEC Chairman Jay Clayton. Mr. Jackson and Ms. Peirce were nominated to the SEC by President Donald Trump, and their nominations were confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Dec. 21.  Both new […]

Dr. Timothy Timura Named Deputy Chief Economist
Posted by on 01/11/2018 at 4:40 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission has named Dr. Timothy Timura, CFA, as Deputy Director and Deputy Chief Economist in the agency’s Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA). Dr. Timura joins DERA from the faculty of the Kogod School of Business at American University, where he has […]

SEC and NYU to Host Jan. 19 Forum on Relationship Between Companies and Shareholders
Posted by on 01/11/2018 at 3:10 PM

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Economic and Risk Analysis is partnering with New York University’s Salomon Center for the Study of Financial Institutions to bring together regulators, practitioners, and academics for a half-day symposium January 19 at NYU. […]

SEC Names Richard Best As Regional Director of Atlanta Office
Posted by on 01/10/2018 at 8:05 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today named Richard R. Best as Regional Director of its Atlanta office. Mr. Best will succeed Walter Jospin, who is leaving the agency at the end of this month.  For the past two-and-a-half years, Mr. Best has served as Director of the SEC’s Salt […]

SEC Issues Agenda for Inaugural Meeting of the Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee
Posted by on 01/08/2018 at 8:55 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today released the agenda for the inaugural meeting of the Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee, which will be held on January 11, 2018 beginning at 9:30 a.m. ET.  The Commission established the advisory committee to provide a formal mechanism […]

Annual Staff Reports on Credit Rating Agencies Show Improvements
Posted by on 12/29/2017 at 7:43 PM

Credit rating agencies under Securities and Exchange Commission oversight show improved compliance, increased information technology resources, and continued competition, according to two SEC staff reports released today on nationally recognized statistical rating organizations (NRSROs). "NRSROs […]

Commission Staff Provides Regulatory Guidance for Accounting Impacts of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
Posted by on 12/22/2017 at 10:09 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced publication of staff guidance for publicly traded companies, auditors, and others to help ensure timely public disclosures of the accounting impacts of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the Act).  Specifically, the staff of the Office of the […]

Gerald Hodgkins, Associate Director of the SEC's Enforcement Division, to Leave the Agency After 20 Years of Service
Posted by on 12/21/2017 at 7:56 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Gerald W. Hodgkins, an Associate Director of the Division of Enforcement, will leave the agency at the end of this year for private practice. During his tenure of two decades at the SEC, Mr. Hodgkins has overseen more than 100 enforcement […]

SEC Charges Operators of $1.2 Billion Ponzi Scheme Targeting Main Street Investors
Posted by on 12/21/2017 at 5:10 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced charges and an asset freeze against a group of unregistered funds and their owner who allegedly bilked thousands of retail investors, many of them seniors, in a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme. SEC […]

Broker Charged With Giving Special Access to IPOs for Cash Kickbacks
Posted by on 12/19/2017 at 8:55 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a Wall Street stockbroker with illegally accepting more than $1 million in undisclosed kickbacks for giving certain customers preferential access to lucrative IPOs, enabling them to reap major trading profits in the secondary markets. The SEC […]

Marc P. Berger Named Director of New York Regional Office
Posted by on 12/18/2017 at 6:45 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Marc P. Berger has been named Director of the New York Regional Office.  He will join the agency in January 2018. Mr. Berger is presently global co-head of Ropes & Gray LLP’s Securities and Futures Enforcement […]

SEC Names Kenneth A. Johnson as Chief Operating Officer
Posted by on 12/14/2017 at 8:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Kenneth A. Johnson has been named the agency's Chief Operating Officer (COO). Mr. Johnson has served as Acting COO since February 2017. In his role as COO, Mr. Johnson oversees the SEC's operational and administrative functions, […]

Division of Trading and Markets Deputy Director Gary Barnett to Retire
Posted by on 12/13/2017 at 10:05 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Gary Barnett, Deputy Director in the Division of Trading and Markets, will retire from the agency at the end of the year. Since January 2015, Mr. Barnett has overseen the division’s Office of Broker-Dealer Finances, Office of […]

SEC Appoints New Chairman and Board Members to PCAOB
Posted by on 12/12/2017 at 8:14 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the appointment of William D. Duhnke III as Chairman and J. Robert Brown, Kathleen M. Hamm, James G. Kaiser, and Duane M. DesParte as Board members of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 […]

SEC Charges Biopharmaceutical Company With Failing to Properly Disclose Perks for Executives
Posted by on 12/12/2017 at 5:30 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a biopharmaceutical company with committing a series of accounting controls and disclosure violations, including the failure to properly report as compensation millions of dollars in perks provided to its then-CEO and then-CFO. According to […]

Stock Trader Charged in Insider Trading Ring
Posted by on 12/11/2017 at 6:25 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a former day trader with making more than $1 million in illegal insider trading profits as part of a ring that allegedly stole confidential information from investment banks and clients so they could trade in advance of secondary stock […]

Company Halts ICO After SEC Raises Registration Concerns
Posted by on 12/11/2017 at 4:00 PM

A California-based company selling digital tokens to investors to raise capital for its blockchain-based food review service halted its initial coin offering (ICO) after being contacted by the Securities and Exchange Commission, and agreed to an order in which the Commission found that its conduct […]

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 […]