The SEC’s regulation of the securities markets facilitates capital formation, which helps entrepreneurs start businesses and companies grow. Last year $4.27 trillion was raised in public and private securities offerings, promoting economic growth and job creation.
Washington D.C., Aug. 31, 2017— The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Dr. Jeffrey H. Harris has been named Director of the agency’s Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA). He replaces former director Mark Flannery who left the agency to return to teaching. DERA was created in September 2009 to integrate financial economics […]
The Securities and Exchange Commission today released the agenda for the July 16 meeting of the Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee. The Commission established the advisory committee to provide a formal mechanism through which the Commission can receive advice and recommendations on fixed income market structure issues. The meeting will be held at the […]
Washington D.C., Aug. 22, 2017— The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged investment adviser Jeremy Drake with defrauding two clients, a high profile professional athlete and the athlete’s wife, by deceiving them about the investment advisory fees they were paying. The SEC alleges that Drake went to elaborate lengths to conceal his fraud, including creating […]