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SEC Awards $20 Million to Whistleblower

Nov. 28, 2022 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an award of $20 million to a whistleblower who provided new and critical information that led to the success of an enforcement action. In determining the appropriate award amount, the SEC considered that the whistleblower provided significant information and […]

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SEC Publishes FY22-26 Strategic Plan

Nov. 23, 2022 —The Securities and Exchange Commission today released its Strategic Plan for fiscal years 2022 to 2026, outlining agency objectives to fight against fraud, maintain a robust and relevant regulatory framework, and sustain a skilled and diverse workforce to serve America’s investors and capital-raising entrepreneurs alike. “Our capital […]

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SEC Adopts Rules to Enhance Proxy Voting Disclosure by Registered Investment Funds and Require Disclosure of “Say-on-Pay” Votes for Institutional Investment Managers

The Securities and Exchange Commission today adopted amendments to Form N-PX to enhance the information mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, and certain other registered funds report about their proxy votes. The amendments will make these funds’ proxy… Read the Full Press Release Have a securities law question? Call New York Securities […]

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SEC Proposes Enhancements to Open-End Fund Liquidity Framework

The Securities and Exchange Commission today voted to propose amendments to better prepare open-end funds for stressed conditions and to mitigate dilution of shareholders’ interests. The rule and form amendments would enhance how funds manage their… Read the Full Press Release Have a securities law question? Call New York Securities […]

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December 7 Deadline to Comment on New Expungement Proposal

With only 4% of customer complaints being expunged, FINRA is bowing to pressure, presumably from the customer attorneys’ bar, to again make it more difficult to remove false claims from a broker’s public record. FINRA’s recent proposed amendment seeks to make expungement an even more extraordinary remedy by preventing anyone […]