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  • SEC to Report on State of Small Business Capital Formation in the U.S.

    Washington D.C.--(Newsfile Corp. - January 17, 2020) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Office of the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation will report on its findings regarding the state of capital formation for small businesses and its latest recommendations to the Commission during a virtual conference call event ...

    2020-01-17 2:28 PM ET
  • SEC Charges Convicted Criminal Who Conducted Fraudulent ICO Using a Fake Identity

    Washington, D.C.--(Newsfile Corp. - January 17, 2020) - The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged convicted criminal Boaz Manor, his business associate, and two businesses, CG Blockchain Inc. and BCT Inc. SEZC, with raising over $30 million from hundreds of investors in a fraudulent initial coin offering (ICO).According to the ...

    2020-01-17 10:40 AM ET
  • Austin Gerig Named as SEC's Chief Data Officer

    Washington, D.C.--(Newsfile Corp. - January 16, 2020) - The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that it has named Austin Gerig as its Chief Data Officer. Dr. Gerig, currently Assistant Director of the Office of Data Science in the Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA), will assume his new ...

    2020-01-16 5:02 PM ET
  • SEC Obtains Emergency Asset Freeze, Charges Businessman With Operating a Ponzi-Like Scheme

    Washington D.C.--(Newsfile Corp. - January 14, 2020) - The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that it filed an emergency enforcement action and obtained a temporary restraining order and asset freeze against Illinois resident Kenneth D. Courtright, III and his ...

    2020-01-14 12:26 PM ET
  • SEC Names Allen Blume as Deputy Chief Financial Officer

    Washington, D.C.--(Newsfile Corp. - January 10, 2020) - The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Allen Blume has been named Deputy Chief Financial Officer in the agency’s Office of Financial Management (OFM). Mr. Blume’s responsibilities include directing and coordinating the SEC’s financial planning, budgeting, accounting, financial reporting, and financial ...

    2020-01-10 11:09 AM ET
  • SEC Names Mark D. Reinhold as Deputy Chief Human Capital Officer in the Office of Human Resources

    Washington D.C.--(Newsfile Corp. - January 10, 2020) - The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Mark D. Reinhold has been named Deputy Director of the agency’s Office of Human Resources (OHR). Mr. Reinhold will help to manage programs and policies in areas such as leadership and employee development, recruitment ...

    2020-01-10 10:30 AM ET
  • Fee Rate Advisory #2 for Fiscal Year 2020

    Washington, D.C.--(Newsfile Corp. - January 9, 2020) - The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that starting on Feb. 18, 2020, the fee rates applicable to most securities transactions will be set at $22.10 per million dollars.Consequently, each SRO will continue to pay the Commission a rate of $20.70 per million ...

    2020-01-09 4:14 PM ET
  • SEC Issues Agenda for Inaugural Meeting of the Asset Management Advisory Committee

    Washington, D.C.--(Newsfile Corp. - January 9, 2020) - The Securities and Exchange Commission today released the agenda for the inaugural meeting of the Asset Management Advisory Committee, which will be held on Jan. 14, 2020, at 9 a.m. ET. The Committee was formed to provide the Commission with diverse perspectives ...

    2020-01-09 4:07 PM ET