Securities and Exchange Commission


Mary Schapiro: The woman who 'saved the SEC'

Nov 26, 2012
Mary Schapiro, chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission, announced that she will leave her position. Schapiro took her post at the SEC just after the financial crisis and is credited with helping to craft reforms to prevent future economic disasters.
Posted In: Securities and Exchange Commission, Mary Schapiro, financial reform

Former SEC employment doesn't affect lawyers' work in private sector

Aug 6, 2012
A team of researchers has a new paper out today that looks at this effect on lawyers at the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Posted In: Securities and Exchange Commission, lawyers

Report: Mitt Romney stayed at Bain longer than he's claimed

Jul 12, 2012
The Boston Globe is reporting this morning that government documents show GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney remained CEO and chairman of the private equity firm Bain Capital for three years after he has said he left Bain.
Posted In: Mitt Romney, Bain Capital, Boston Globe, Securities and Exchange Commission

Chipotle under investigation for immigration law violations

May 23, 2012
Shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill dropped about 2 percent yesterday, after the company announced that federal prosecutors are investigating the company's compliance with immigration laws in its hiring practices.
Posted In: Chipotle, Securities and Exchange Commission

New SEC settlement tests regulator's mettle

Feb 14, 2012
SEC settles fraud case with former Bear Stearns hedge fund managers. Despite public pressure, the SEC fails to wrest admissions of guilt.
Posted In: Bear Stearns, SEC, Securities and Exchange Commission