The SEC enforces the securities laws to protect the more than 65 million American households that have turned to the securities markets to invest in their futures—whether it’s starting a family, sending kids to college, saving for retirement or attaining other financial goals.
Washington D.C., Jan. 30, 2018 — The Securities and Exchange Commission obtained a court order halting an allegedly fraudulent initial coin offering (ICO) that targeted retail investors to fund what it claimed to be the world’s first “decentralized bank.” According to the SEC’s complaint, filed in federal district court in Dallas on Jan. 25 and […]
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Joel R. Levin has been named Director of the Chicago Regional Office. He will join the agency next month. Mr. Levin is a veteran federal prosecutor who has served in various senior leadership positions in the Department of Justice over the last 25 years. Since 2014, he […]
Washington D.C., Dec. 22, 2017 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced publication of staff guidance for publicly traded companies, auditors, and others to help ensure timely public disclosures of the accounting impacts of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the Act). Specifically, the staff of the Office of the Chief Accountant and the […]