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Government agency overseeing stock exchanges
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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is a large independent agency of the United States federal government that was created following the stock market crash in the 1920s to protect investors and the national banking system. The SEC holds primary responsibility for enforcing the federal securities laws, proposing securities rules, and regulating the securities industry, which is the nation's stock and options exchanges, and other activities and organizations, including the electronic securities markets in the United States.
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College football updates: Focus shifts to SEC, ACC and Big 12 after Big Ten, Pac-12 movesAfter the Big Ten and Pac-12 announced they would not be playing college football this fall, the focus shifts to the SEC, ACC and the Big 12.
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SEC investigating hotels criticized for taking Paycheck loansHotel group run by Dallas entrepreneur Monty Bennett faces securities probe over "related-party transactions."
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SEC announces 10-game football schedule with only conference gamesThe SEC is joining with the Big Ten and Pac-12 in announcing its college football schedule this season will only involve conference opponents.
College football 2020: What we know about the upcoming seasonThe Big Ten and Pac-12 have decided to play football games only within their conferences this fall. Here's the latest on the ACC, SEC and Big 12.
Mississippi State RB Kylin Hill says he won't represent 'this State anymore' if flag not changedKylin Hill, who led the SEC in rushing last year, indicated he would no longer represent the Bulldogs unless the state flag is changed.
Trump to nominate lawyer Crenshaw to fill SEC Democratic commissioner slotThe White House announced on Thursday that President Donald Trump intends to nominate Caroline Crenshaw to fill a Democratic vacancy at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
SEC gives go-ahead for athletes to resume on-campus workouts June 8The SEC on Friday gave schools the go-ahead to bring athletes back to campus and let them work out under safety protocols starting June 8.
U.S. SEC settles with two traders over EDGAR filing system hackThe U.S. securities regulator on Thursday said it had settled with two traders who allegedly made money trading on material nonpublic information stolen through a hack into the agency's EDGAR..
At least two suspected coronavirus cases among SEC's Washington staff - filingThe U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has had two suspected coronavirus cases among staff at its Washington headquarters, an official said in a court document requesting leniency on delivering..
U.S. SEC out for justice over Steven Seagal's cryptocurrency marketingSteven Seagal, the star of action movies including "Above the Law" and "Out for Justice," has agreed to pay $314,000 to resolve charges of "unlawfully touting" a cryptocurrency offering, the U.S...
SEC commissioner, SEC Network condemn ESPN analyst for 'scantily clad girls' gymnastics commentThe SEC and SEC Network issued statements Sunday condemning offensive comments made by college basketball analyst Barry Booker during a telecast.
Nike faces SEC probe over illicit payment claim: BloombergA lawyer for Michael Avenatti told a jury that Nike Inc was being probed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over claims that it made illicit payments to elite youth basketball..
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U.S. SEC chair says agency will not impose 'caps' on whistleblower awardsThe U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission will not introduce "caps" on awards to whistleblowers who come forward with key information on fraud and other violations, the head of the agency told..
Ex-U.S. congressman, son and associate settle insider trading case with SECFormer U.S. Representative Chris Collins of New York, his son and an associate settled insider trading charges with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the agency said in a statement on Monday.
Bankrupt PG&E to take $4.9 billion more charge on wildfire victim claimsPG&E Corp said https://www.sec.gov/ix?doc=/Archives/edgar/data/75488/000095015719001393/form8-k.htm on Monday it would take a pretax charge of $4.9 billion in the current quarter related to the..
U.S. Supreme Court to review SEC's power to recover ill-gotten gainsThe U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a challenge to the ability of the Securities and Exchange Commission to recover ill-gotten profits obtained through misconduct in a case from California..
Elon Musk: "I have no respect for the SEC"The Tesla cofounder got in hot water with the Securities and Exchange Commission this summer and explains to Lesley Stahl how his tweeting has been reined in as a result.
Fiat Chrysler to pay $40 million to settle SEC charges that it misled investorsThe Securities and Exchange Commission said Fiat Chrysler Automobiles misled investors through its sales reporting methods.
Quad/Graphics pays $9.9 million to settle U.S. bribery, sanctions chargesQuad/Graphics Inc, a Wisconsin marketing and printing services company, will pay $9.9 million to settle U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges it conducted bribery schemes in Peru and China..
SEC charges Comscore and its former CEO with fraudSecurities regulators say the data analytics firm deceived shareholders by manipulating its accounting
Seven U.S. states, District of Columbia sue to block SEC rule changeSeven U.S. states and the District of Columbia on Monday sued to block rules adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that would allow brokers to recommend products that benefit them as..
College football's Week 1 winners and losers, starting with Willie Taggart and Florida StateThere were highs and lows from Week 1 including efforts by Boise State, Florida State, Mack Brown, Les Miles, Tennessee and the SEC.
U.S. judge urges VW, SEC to resolve civil Dieselgate suitA federal judge in California on Friday urged the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Volkswagen AG to resolve a civil suit stemming from its Dieselgate emissions scandal.
Walgreens plans to close 200 U.S. stores, according to new SEC filingWalgreens is closing 200 U.S. stores, or less than 3% of its U.S. total, the drugstore chain confirmed Tuesday.
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