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SEC unveils Spring regulatory agenda June 18, 2021 The regulator’s short-term plans reflect its legislative ambitions since entering office The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed its Spring 2021 regulatory agenda, outlining short- and long-term regulatory actions that administrative agencies plan to take. The outline, released on June 11, covers the commission’s expected work […]

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The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has begun the process of reversing rule changes brought in under the Trump administration.

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SEC forms climate and ESG taskforce

The move to shift the setting of proxy fees by the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to broker-dealer regulatory body Financial Industry Authority (FINRA) is continuing to develop as an SEC consultation period ended last week (14 April).

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Hester Pierce, SEC Commissioner

The financial services sector needs to “rethink our prescriptive approach” to environmental and societal problems, according to a leading US regulator.

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SEC chairman Jay Clayton

SEC’s Clayton attacks lack of global commitment to combatting corruption The chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has launched a blistering attack on his foreign counterparts for failing to tackle offshore corruption. During his speech at the Economic Club of New York on Monday (9 September), Jay Clayton warned there was a […]

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