In Unusual Move, SEC Commissioner Elisse Walter Dissents on SRO Study
Walter is 'quite disappointed' in Study's recommendations.
Municipal Bond Regulation: Time to Repeal the Tower Amendment?
Too bad there’s no expiration date on the 1975 amendment exempting municipal bond issuers from making disclosures to potential investors.
SEC Begins Hearings on State of Municipal Securities Markets
The SEC launched its first in a series of field hearings on Tuesday aimed at exploring disclosure and transparency, credit ratings and internal controls in municipal securities markets.
Five Core Fiduciary Principles Attract SEC and Treasury Interest
Members of the Committee for the Fiduciary Standard were invited to meet with Securities and Exchange Commission officials, a Treasury official and Congressional staff members to discuss the Committee's five core fiduciary principles.
Mary Schapiro Is SEC Chair
Mary Schapiro is now officially the chairwoman of the Securities and Exchange Commission.