Bricker to Step Down as SEC Chief Accountant
Wes Bricker's three-year tenure will end in June, with his deputy Sagar Teotia taking over as acting chief accountant.
SEC Names Gabriel Benincasa as First Chief Risk Officer
The position was created in the wake of the 2016 cyberattack to help identify and mitigate risks.
SEC Proposes Rule to ‘Test the Waters’ Before IPOs
The move is part of a push to make it easier for companies to go public amid a 50% decline in U.S. listings over the past two decades.
Senators Prod Regulators on Fintech Oversight
A bipartisan letter follows attempts by Robinhood to rebrand a cash management service.
SEC Fines, Disgorgement Hit $3.9B in 2018
The agency "continues to be extremely successful in its efforts to deter bad conduct and effectively remedy harm to investors."
More Issuers Will Qualify as a ‘Smaller Reporting Company’
Amendments to the SRC rules will allow about 1,000 additional companies to qualify for scaled-down disclosure requirements.
How to Manage Cyber-Whistleblower Risk
Companies should pay specific attention to risks arising from the increasingly common whistleblower complaints regarding data breaches and cybersecurity.
SEC Chairman Seeks Proxy Inquiry
Jay Clayton seems to want to pay as much attention to corporate prerogatives as he does to shareholder demands.
SEC Endorses Simplification of Disclosure Rules
The commission is seeking to help investors make informed choices "without imposing unnecessary burdens of time and money on issuers."
SEC Eases Compliance with Pay Ratio Rule
Despite new guidance on how to calculate the ratio, questions as to the rule's usefulness persist.
SEC Discloses 2016 Hack of EDGAR System
The commission says cybercriminals obtained access to nonpublic information and may have used it to make illicit trades.