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SEC rethinks sweetheart settlements

Jun 19, 2013
Many times when companies settle with the Securities and Exchange Commission, they don't have to admit they did anything wrong. That practice may be changing.
Posted In: Securities and Exchange Commission, Mary Jo White, settlement

The SEC attempts to fix conflicts of interest in bond-rating

May 13, 2013
The SEC meets with experts Tuesday about the alleged conflicts of interest in the bond-rating industry, after delaying new rules to deal with the issue.
Posted In: bonds, SEC, Securities and Exchange Commission

The SEC gives social media a thumbs up

Apr 3, 2013
In a move that could change the way companies communicate with their investors, the Securities and Exchange Commission has ruled that company executives can use sites like Twitter and Facebook to release market moving news.
Posted In: Securities and Exchange Commission, social media, netflix

Mary Jo White and the cost of recusal at the SEC

Mar 12, 2013
With the Senate Banking Committee taking up the Mary Jo White nomination to head the SEC, at issue are possible conflicts White might have as a former attorney who defended financial institutions and executives against government prosecution.
Posted In: Securities and Exchange Commission, Mary Jo White

Obama taps former prosecutor as Wall Street cop

Jan 24, 2013
Mary Jo White battled mobsters and terrorists as U.S. Attorney. Now, she’ll face hedge fund titans and high-speed traders to revive the SEC.
Posted In: CFPB, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Richard Cordray, Mary Jo White, SEC, Securities and Exchange Commission

Obama to nominate Mary Jo White as next SEC chair

Jan 24, 2013
The former U.S. Attorney brings her background in white collar law and mob prosecutions to the role of Wall Street's top cop.
Posted In: Securities and Exchange Commission, Mary Jo White

Watchdog of Wall Street, SEC's Mary Schapiro, looks back

Dec 10, 2012
SEC chairman Mary Schapiro will officially step down from her post on Friday.
Posted In: Securities and Exchange Commission, Mary Schapiro, SEC

SEC charges big accounting firms over audits in China

Dec 4, 2012
SEC investigates potential accounting fraud against U.S. investors involving Chinese firms publicly traded in U.S.
Posted In: China, Securities and Exchange Commission

SEC departure leaves a tougher reform path

Nov 27, 2012
Mary Schapiro’s departure from the Securities and Exchange Commission leaves the board politically split – with thorny market issues to resolve.
Posted In: SEC, Securities and Exchange Commission, Mary Schapiro, financial reform

SEC: Watchdog or lapdog?

Nov 26, 2012
With Mary Schapiro stepping down as chairwoman, how effective is the SEC in policing securities markets?
Posted In: Securities and Exchange Commission, Mary Schapiro

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