Bogus Fees Found at 200 Private Equity Firms: Source
A majority of private-equity firms inflate fees and expenses charged to companies in which they hold stakes, according to an internal SEC review.
Will SEC Spend 5 More Years Mulling Fiduciary Rule?
The SEC said Monday that it would “continue to analyze” over the next five years whether to write a fiduciary rule for brokers.
Lawmakers: SEC Failed to Analyze Volcker Rule, Broke Federal Law
A congressional hearing on Wednesday focused on the unintended consequences of the Volcker Rule.
More Advisor Exams? Not Under This SEC Budget, Advocates Say
CFP Board, CFA and others say the SEC's pledge to examine more advisors will be tough to fulfill with only a $29 million increase.
Pension Advocates Blast Budget’s Premium Hike
“It is simply unacceptable that members of Congress of both parties...view pension plans as a piggy bank," American Benefits Council president says.
SEC, CFTC Enforcement: Knight Capital Fined $12M in Market Access Debacle
The CFTC got an acknowledgment from JPMorgan of fault in the London Whale case, while the SEC won one high-profile case and lost another.
Federal Agencies, Servicemembers Brace for Possible Shutdown
A First Command poll finds a majority of military members, who could face late paychecks, doubt lawmakers can avert a government shutdown.
SEC’s White Sets Sept. 12 Meeting With Exchanges on Nasdaq Glitch
The meeting will address the price processing system that failed, along with other critical market systems.
Nasdaq Halts Stock Trading Due to Unprecedented Technical Problems
The disruption sent brokers scurrying to figure out what went wrong and raised new questions about the pitfalls of computer-driven stock trading.
Sen. Franken Urges SEC to Ban ‘Unfair’ Arbitration Agreements
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., told SEC Chairwoman Mary Jo White in a Tuesday letter to act now to prevent Wall Street brokerage firms from forcing investors into “unfair” arbitration agreements.