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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. ...

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.

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...

The Financial Industry's Zombie Problem

Reuters | Posted 08.03.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON, June 3 (Reuters) - U.S. regulators are looking at so-called zombie funds where money managers continue to get paid from investors even t...

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.

JPMorgan Being Investigated Over 'Completeness' Of Bank's Financial Reporting

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 07.22.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators are reviewing what JPMorgan Chase told investors about its finances and the risks it took weeks before suffering...

SEC Head: 'All The Regulators Focused On' JPMorgan Loss

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 05.11.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The head of the Securities and Exchange Commission says the agency is focused on a surprise $2 billion trading loss by JPMorgan Chase. ...

'I Don't Feel Any Pressure At All To Go Along With Anybody'

Reuters | Posted 04.25.2012 | Business

* Schapiro says only pressure is to do what is best for U.S. * EU official Barnier said SEC is testing European patience ...

SEC Looks To Make Trading Halts More Frequent

AP | By MARCY GORDON | Posted 11.28.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Federal regulators are considering changing the rules for when a dramatic shift in the stock market's value triggers exchanges to cut of...

Rejected Dodd-Frank Rule Means Less Control For Shareholders

Posted 09.21.2011 | Business

(Sarah N. Lynch) - A U.S. appeals court has rejected a new Securities and Exchange Commission rule intended to make it easier for shareholders to ...

New Rule Compensating Whistleblowers Approve By SEC

Posted 07.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Sarah N. Lynch) - A divided Securities and Exchange Commission approved a new program that would compensate whistleblowers whose tips ...