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U.S. SEC will publish GameStop post-mortem 'shortly,' Gensler says

Sep 14 2021

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is close to publishing a post-mortem of the GameStop trading saga in which retail investors on the Reddit social media site banded together to push up the video game retailer's shares, SEC Chair Gary Gensler said on Tuesday.

U.S. SEC "close" to publishing report on Gamestop meme saga - SEC Chair

Sep 14 2021

WASHINGTON The head of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) told lawmakers on Tuesday that the agency was "close" to publishing its report on the agency's findings related to the Gamestop meme saga that unfolded earlier this year, adding that it should be out "shortly."

U.S. SEC chief takes broad aim at financial industry in Senate hearing

Sep 14 2021

WASHINGTON, Sept 14 U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler took aim at the gamut of financial sectors, from the treasury and equity markets to digital assets, as he mapped out https://www.banking.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/Gensler%20Testimony%209-14-21.pdf his ambitious agenda before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday.

U.S. SEC chair wants private fund fee disclosures, bond market transparency -testimony

Sep 14 2021

WASHINGTON The chair of the top U.S. securities regulator wants private funds to disclose more information to investors about potential conflicts of interest and the fees they charge, according to congressional testimony published Monday evening.

U.S. markets regulator wants public feedback on firms' digital-engagement practices

Aug 27 2021

WASHINGTON The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Friday asked for public input on so-called digital customer-engagement practices (DEPs) by brokers and advisers amid growing investor concern over practices using predictive analytics, differential marketing and behavioral prompts designed to optimize customer engagement used by financial firms.

Afghan all-girl robotics team members, journalists land in Mexico

Aug 25 2021

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) -Five members of an all-girl Afghan robotics team and more than a hundred media workers have arrived in Mexico, fleeing an uncertain future at home after the recent collapse of the U.S.-backed government and takeover by the Taliban militant group. | Video

Afghan all-girl robotics team members land in Mexico

Aug 24 2021

MEXICO CITY, Aug 24 Five members of an all-girl Afghan robotics team arrived in Mexico on Tuesday evening, fleeing an uncertain future at home after the recent collapse of the U.S.-backed government and takeover by the Taliban militant group.

Exclusive: U.S. SEC to scrutinize firms' digital-engagement practices as investor worries grow

Aug 24 2021

WASHINGTON The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will seek input on whether digital customer engagement innovations used by financial firms should be governed by existing rules or may need new ones, commission chair Gary Gensler told Reuters.

U.S. SEC, federal prosecutors charge former Netflix staffers with insider trading

Aug 18 2021

WASHINGTON The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said on Wednesday it has charged three former engineers at Netflix Inc with trading on nonpublic information around the company's subscriber growth that generated over $3 million in total profit.

Pearson to pay $1 million to settle charges it misled investors, U.S. SEC says

Aug 16 2021

WASHINGTON London-based Pearson PLC will pay $1 million to settle charges it misled investors about a 2018 cyber intrusion involving the theft of millions of student records, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said on Monday.

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