Trump issues order to reorganize, streamline federal agencies
President Donald Trump has issued an executive order to reorganize and streamline the executive branch of government.
SEC ups disclosure requirements for advisor social media accounts
Beginning Oct. 1, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission will raise the social-media regulatory stakes for investment advisors.
Prudential, MetLife heads respond to disappointing earnings
MetLife has attributed its poor first-quarter profits to hedge fund investments. Other industry leaders agree the quarter was "challenging."
SEC use of administrative judges dealt setback: business of law
A U.S. District judge ruled the SEC's appointing of in-house judges “is likely unconstitutional.”
Warren says SEC chair White’s tenure ‘extremely disappointing’
White has failed to address conflict-of-interest concerns related to her husband’s work as an attorney, Warren wrote.
SEC said to propose that mutual funds disclose risk of rate rise
Under the proposal, mutual funds would have to submit monthly reports to the SEC, including new information about derivatives holdings.
Broker business seeks wedge against White House bid to pare fees
The White House’s move to tighten DOL-crafted broker rules leaves SEC Chair Mary Jo White in a tough spot.
Credit rater profits spared in SEC rules that police conflicts
The SEC's 3-2 vote came four years after Congress directed the agency to find ways to root out conflicts.
AIG settles lawsuit on financials
The settlement covers eight securities lawsuits that sought class-action status on behalf of numerous investors.
Phoenix Companies settles with SEC on timetables filings
The amended administrative order settles the SEC's administrative proceedings against Phoenix and and PHL Variable.