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Mary Schapiro

Ex-SEC Chairman Nabs Risk Management Job

AP/HuffPost | Posted 06.02.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON — Former Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Mary Schapiro has joined Promontory Financial Group. The risk-management, regulat...

GE Nominates Former Regulator To Its Board

Reuters | Posted 05.11.2013 | Business

March 11 (Reuters) - General Electric Co nominated Mary Schapiro, former chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, to its board. ...

Eleazar David Melendez

Genius Wall Street Plan To Monitor Itself Has Reform Advocates Miffed | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 02.27.2013 | Business

Ever since the so-called Flash Crash nearly three years ago, when stock markets plunged almost nine percent for mysterious reasons, American regulator...

POGO Sticks It to the SEC

Bill Moyers | Posted 04.21.2013 | Politics
Bill Moyers

Join us for our latest episode of "As the Door Revolves," in which the door spins even faster between the SEC and big business. It's called "regulatory capture" -- the takeover of government agencies by the very corporations they're supposed to keep an eye on.

Zach Carter

Former Government Regulators Help Keep Banks Too Big To Fail | Zach Carter | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The steady flow of officials from the Securities and Exchange Commission into top corporate jobs feeds a regulatory culture of weak law ...

JOBS Act Rule Poses Early Test of SEC Chairman Walter's Leadership

Barbara Roper | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics
Barbara Roper

She now has an opportunity to show that she also has the strength of character to lead this often-fractious agency in these difficult and challenging times. Nothing less than the safety and integrity of our capital markets depend on the choices she makes.

The SEC: No Longer Just Surfing Porn All Day

Mark Gongloff | Posted 01.26.2013 | Business
Mark Gongloff

Mary Schapiro's legacy as head of the Securities and Exchange Commission will be that the agency did not become entirely useless on her watch -- although that is maybe the best you can say about it.

Head Of SEC To Step Down

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 11.26.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Mary Schapiro will step down as chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission next month after a tumultuous tenure in which she hel...

'Kill Switches' Not 'The Big Red Easy Button'

Reuters | Posted 12.03.2012 | Business

* SEC convenes roundtable following Knight error * Executives broadly support concept of kill switches By Sarah N. Lynch...

Oversight: Why Congress Needs to Back the Securities and Exchange Commission

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 11.17.2012 | Business
Sanjay Sanghoee

For the SEC to do its job properly, it needs adequate resources, and for that it needs the support of Congress. To understand why the budgetary issue is so important, and why the SEC deserves more funding, let's look at the trajectory of the Commission since the Madoff scandal.

Regulators Mull 'Next Steps' After Reform Fail

Reuters | Posted 10.23.2012 | Business

* Treasury says consulting with regulators on next steps * Fund industry lobbied intensely against SEC plan * Upcoming e...

Warning Issued On Crowdfunding

Reuters | Beth Pinsker Gladstone | Posted 08.22.2012 | Small Business

State securities regulators have put the relatively new investment phenomenon of crowdfunding at the top of their annual investment scams list, highli...

New Bill Aims To Make Penalties For Wall Street Crimes 'Mean Something'

Reuters | Posted 09.21.2012 | Business

By Sarah N. Lynch and Alexandra Alper WASHINGTON, July 22 (Reuters) - U.S. Senators are planning to introduce a bipartisan bill on Mon...

Man, Son, Daughter Allegedly Spent Investor Money On Cars, Jewelry, Vitamins

AP | Posted 09.17.2012 | Business

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission says an Ohio man, his son and his daughter pocketed millions they raised from investors...

D.M. Levine

Lost Faith | D.M. Levine | Posted 06.28.2012 | Business

Americans are losing faith in the stock market, Securities and Exchange Commission chair Mary Schapiro told Congress on Thursday. Investors have a...

Dimon: 'We Disclosed What We Knew When We Knew It'

Reuters | Posted 08.19.2012 | Business

* Dimon says bank disclosed what it knew when it knew it * SEC is investigating whether JPMorgan misled investors * SEC'...

SEC Investigating Whether JPMorgan Misled Investors

Reuters | Posted 08.19.2012 | Business

* SEC eyes CEO's "tempest in teapot" remark * CEO's remark said to be key context for disclosures WASHINGTON, June 19 (R...

The SEC's Best Plan Of Attack Against JPMorgan

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2012 | Business

(Repeats story that ran earlier with no changes to text) * Altered risk model likely to be a focus for regulator * Undis...

Dream Team of Bank Regulators Is Forgetting an Important Player

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 08.11.2012 | Business
Sanjay Sanghoee

Just recently, Washington announced the creation of a "dream team" of financial regulators, called the Systemic Risk Council. Great idea, but here's a question: Why was the current chairwoman of the SEC, Mary Schapiro, not included?

Wall Street Reform: Taking a Knife to a Gunfight

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 07.24.2012 | Business
Sanjay Sanghoee

If Congress is truly serious about banking reform, it needs more than just well-intentioned laws: it also needs the right people to enforce those laws, it needs to give those people the resources they require to do their job properly, and it needs to pay them decently.

Ex-Wall St. Trader Imprisoned For Threatening To 'Kill' Top Regulator

Posted 04.10.2012 | Business

You might think that being a top financial regulator is a dry job, or that it’s never dangerous. You might then be wrong. Vincent McCrudden,...

Paul Blumenthal

SEC Pushed To Demand Corporations Reveal Political Spending | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A coalition of reform groups gathered Monday morning to urge the Securities and Exchange Commission to require publicly traded companies...

Startup Bill Derailed In Wake Of SEC Warnings

Reuters | Posted 05.16.2012 | Small Business

(By David Lawder and Sarah N. Lynch - Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democrats rebranded a bill aimed at job growth as a threat to investor protections on Thu...

SEC Chairman: 'I Find It Hard To Remain On The Sidelines' In Battle With Industry Players

Reuters | Posted 05.15.2012 | Business

* Says money market funds still at risk for runs * Schapiro says 2010 reforms not enough * Faces resistance from industr...

New Jobs Bill Great Except For The Financial Fraud Thing

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 03.15.2012 | Business

Congress might soon pass a bill aimed at creating jobs. But there's a catch. Regulators say the bill -- known as the Jumpstart Our Business Startup...