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., Feb. 27, 2018 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the agenda for the March 8 meeting of its Investor Advisory Committee. The meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Multipurpose Room at SEC headquarters at 100 F Street, NE, Washington, D.C. and is open to the public. The meeting will […]
Washington D.C., Sept. 28, 2018 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged Stryker Corp. with violating the books and records and internal accounting controls provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the second time the SEC has brought an FCPA action against the Michigan-based medical device company. Stryker agreed to settle the charges […]
SEC Proposes to Align Margin Requirements for Security Futures With Requirements for Similar Financial Products
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced today that it has proposed to align the minimum margin required on security futures with other similar financial products. The proposal—which, if the CFTC votes in favor of, would be a joint CFTC-SEC proposal—would set the minimum margin requirement for security futures at 15 percent of the current market […]