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., Sept. 17, 2018 — The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Economic and Risk Analysis and Division of Trading and Markets are partnering with New York University’s Salomon Center for the Study of Financial Institutions to bring together regulators, practitioners, and academics for a half-day symposium on Sept. 21 at the SEC headquarters in […]
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced settled charges against Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. for its failure to perform required gatekeeping functions in the unregistered sales of securities on behalf of a China-based issuer and its affiliates. The SEC’s order found that Merrill Lynch sold almost three million shares of Longtop Financial […]
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. Original Article