from Breakingviews:

Obama’s got 99 problems and the SEC isn’t one

November 26, 2012

By Daniel Indiviglio and Agnes T. Crane
The authors are Reuters Breakingviews columnists. The opinions expressed are their own.

from The Great Debate:

Can the SEC ever improve?

September 7, 2012

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s case against Citigroup’s Brian Stoker, a director in the bank’s Global Markets group, seemed clear-cut. Stoker structured and marketed an investment portfolio consisting of credit default swaps. The agency accused him of misrepresenting deal terms and defrauding investors for not disclosing the bank’s bet against the portfolio while pitching the investment vehicle to customers. But when it came to trial earlier this summer, the government could not prove that Stoker knew or should have known that the pitches were misleading, and the jury didn’t convict.

from Summit Notebook:

So how plugged in is the SEC chair? (technologically speaking)

March 1, 2011

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Schapiro says her agency has its work cut out to compete with the massive amounts of money that private firms, policed by the SEC, pour into the latest technology.

from Summit Notebook:

Against high Hill drama, SEC chief mum on Goldman

April 27, 2010

First of all, Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Schapiro would not talk about Goldman Sachs.

from Summit Notebook:

Reuters set to spotlight financial regulation in DC

April 23, 2010

FINANCIAL-REGULATION/OBAMA
The fight over new rules that will dramatically change Wall Street and financial markets is approaching the finish line in Washington, with both lawmakers and the financial industry making last-ditch efforts to put their stamp on the reform effort. Reuters will be hearing from the key players in the debate on April 26-29 during the 2010 Global Financial Regulation Summit.

from Summit Notebook:

Reuters set to spotlight financial regulation in DC

April 23, 2010

FINANCIAL-REGULATION/OBAMA
The fight over new rules that will dramatically change Wall Street and financial markets is approaching the finish line in Washington, with both lawmakers and the financial industry making last-ditch efforts to put their stamp on the reform effort. Reuters will be hearing from the key players in the debate on April 26-29 during the 2010 Reuters Global Financial Regulation Summit.

from The Great Debate:

Investor confidence not too helpful

February 25, 2010

Once again someone in charge -- Mary Schapiro of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission this time --  is going on about how they are making changes in order to "preserve investor confidence."

from Financial Regulatory Forum:

Top regulators to face U.S. financial crisis panel

By Reuters Staff
January 14, 2010

By Kevin Drawbaugh

WASHINGTON, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Senior U.S. regulators, including outspoken Federal Deposit Insurance Corp Chairman Sheila Bair, will tell their side of the story on Thursday to a commission examining the origins of the 2008 financial crisis.

from Financial Regulatory Forum:

US SEC proposes “effective” ban on naked access

By Reuters Staff
January 13, 2010

By Rachelle Younglai and Jonathan Spicer

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, Jan 13 (Reuters) - U.S. securities regulators proposed rules on Wednesday that would require more supervision of unlicensed high-frequency traders who gain unfettered, or "naked," access to public markets.

from Financial Regulatory Forum:

US SEC mulls plans to safeguard naked market access

By Reuters Staff
January 12, 2010

By Rachelle Younglai

WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (Reuters) - U.S. securities regulators are mulling a proposal that would require more supervision of unlicensed traders who gain unfettered access to public markets, two people familiar with the plan said on Tuesday.