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Executive in Residence at American University Named SEC Deputy Chief Economist

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has named Dr. Timothy Timura, CFA, as Deputy Director and Deputy Chief Economist in the agency’s Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA). Dr. Timura joins DERA from the faculty of the Kogod School […]

Credit Rating Agencies Show Improvements

(HedgeCo.Net) Credit rating agencies under Securities and Exchange Commission oversight show improved compliance, increased information technology resources, and continued competition, according to two SEC staff reports released today on nationally recognized statistical rating organizations (NRSROs). “NRSROs are continuing to display […]

Trump Nominates Two New SEC Commissioners

(HedgeCo.Net) Robert J. Jackson Jr. and Hester M. Peirce were sworn into office yesterday as SEC Commissioners by SEC Chairman Jay Clayton. Mr. Jackson and Ms. Peirce were nominated to the SEC by President Donald Trump, and their nominations were […]

SEC Reports on Credit Rating Agencies Show Improvements

(HedgeCo.Net) Credit rating agencies under Securities and Exchange Commission oversight show improved compliance, increased information technology resources, and continued competition, according to two SEC staff reports released today on nationally recognized statistical rating organizations (NRSROs). “NRSROs are continuing to display […]

Robert Jackson and Hester Peirce Sworn In as SEC Commissioners

(HedgeCo.Net) Robert J. Jackson Jr. and Hester M. Peirce were sworn into office Thursday as SEC Commissioners by Chairman Jay Clayton. Mr. Jackson and Ms. Peirce were nominated to the SEC by President Donald Trump, and their nominations were confirmed […]

Company Halts ICO After SEC Raises Registration Concerns

(HedgeCo.Net) A California-based company selling digital tokens to investors to raise capital for its blockchain-based food review service halted its initial coin offering (ICO) after being contacted by the Securities and Exchange Commission, and agreed to an order in which […]

SEC Charges Operators of $1.2 Billion Ponzi Scheme Targeting Main Street Investors

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced charges and an asset freeze against a group of unregistered funds and their owner who allegedly bilked thousands of retail investors, many of them seniors, in a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme. SEC […]

Former Day Trader Allegedly Made $1 Million In Insider Trading Profits

(HedgeCo.Net) A former day trader has been charged with making more than $1 million in illegal insider trading profits as part of a ring that allegedly stole confidential information from investment banks and clients so they could trade in advance […]

Credit rating agencies under Securities and Exchange Commission oversight show improved compliance

(HedgeCo.Net) Credit rating agencies under Securities and Exchange Commission oversight show improved compliance, increased information technology resources, and continued competition, according to two SEC staff reports released today on nationally recognized statistical rating organizations (NRSROs). “NRSROs are continuing to display […]

Top Hedge Fund Industry Trends for 2018

(HedgeCo.Net) Each year, Agecroft Partners predicts the top hedge fund industry trends stemming from our contact with more than two thousand institutional investors and hundreds of hedge fund organizations. The hedge fund industry is dynamic, and participants are best served […]

SEC Charges Operators of $1.2 Billion Ponzi Scheme Targeting Main Street Investors

(HedgeCo.NET) The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced charges and an asset freeze against a group of unregistered funds and their owner who allegedly bilked thousands of retail investors, many of them seniors, in a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme. SEC […]

Broker Charged With Giving Special Access to IPOs for Cash Kickbacks

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a Wall Street stockbroker with illegally accepting more than $1 million in undisclosed kickbacks for giving certain customers preferential access to lucrative IPOs, enabling them to reap major trading profits in the […]

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