Familiar Face Returns to SEC as Two Commissioners Plan Exit
A familiar face with deep roots on Wall Street has returned to the Securities and Exchange Commission to help the agency draft its fiduciary rulemaking just as two agency commissioners are planning to exit.
Mercatus’ Peirce Said to Be Leading Candidate for SEC Seat
Hester Peirce, a fellow at George Mason University’s Mercatus Center, is the leading candidate to replace Commissioner Daniel Gallagher, sources say.
SEC’s Gallagher, Aguilar to Depart as Agency Crafts Fiduciary ‘Term Sheet’
Two commissioners are planning to exit as the agency drafts a term sheet on what a fiduciary rule should look like.
Target Date Fund Inflows Not What They Used to Be: Morningstar
Growth of net new assets for target-date funds was just 1% in Q4'14 vs. 3% in Q3'14, according to Ibbotson Associates.
SEC to Mull Accredited Investors, Advisor Succession Plan Rules
At Investor Advisory Committee meeting, Mary Jo White talks of fiduciary rule, advisor exams, succession plans and TDF rules.
SEC Commissioners Rail Against Oppenheimer & Co. Waiver
SEC waiver throws away "valuable enforcement tools" and adopts a policy of "too-big-to-bar," says Rep. Maxine Waters.
The SEC Is Broken
A decades-old law and the origin of new commissioners stymies consensus building and rulemaking at the Securities and Exchange Commission.
SEC Announces 3 Senior-Level Appointments
SEC announced this week a new administrative law judge and two other personnel moves.
Roper Urges SEC Chief to Move on Fiduciary With Split Vote
Chairwoman Mary Jo White “gives every impression” that a uniform fiduciary rulemaking is “a personal priority for her,” says consumer advocate Barbara Roper.
SEC Too Lax on Accountants, Commissioner Says
The growing SEC practice of settling financial reporting cases without fraud charges or suspensions is a "troubling trend," Commissioner Luis Aguilar says.