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.
As part of National Financial Capability Month, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy (OIEA) is encouraging investors to go to Investor.gov to learn about the importance of saving and investing early, and to check out their investment professional before investing. Investor.gov also provides investors with free financial planning tools such as […]
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Paul A. Leder, Director of the Office of International Affairs (OIA), will leave the agency in June. Mr. Leder rejoined the agency as OIA Director in February 2014. OIA advises the Commission on cross-border enforcement and regulatory matters and coordinates the SEC’s involvement with regulatory authorities outside the […]
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Eric R. Werner has been named the Associate Regional Director for Enforcement in the SEC’s Fort Worth Regional Office. He succeeds Jessica B. Magee, who left the agency in February. Mr. Werner joined the SEC in 1995 as an Investigative Staff Attorney in the Enforcement Division in […]