Tag: SEC

Recession Foils Ponzi Schemers' Game

Ravaged by the same fiscal turbulence pounding the nation's legitimate businesses, Ponzi operations have been collapsing at a record clip, The Washington Post reported.

SEC Will Move To Block Reserve Fund Suits

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will ask a federal judge to block some investor lawsuits against the failed Reserve Primary Fund to ensure all shareholders get as much money as possible, the New York Times reported.

SEC Finalizes ARS Settlements with Three Banks

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said it finalized settlements with Bank of America, RBC Capital Markets, and Deutsche Bank over charges that the firms misled investors regarding the liquidity risks associated with auction rate securities (ARS) that they underwrote, marketed, or sold.

Schapiro Asks Staff to Recommend Changes to 12b-1 Fees

Mary Schapiro, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman, told the Senate Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government today that she has asked the SEC staff to prepare a recommendation to change Rule 12b-1.