US Securities and Exchange Commission

CEO tweeting: lessons from Elon Musk

It's important to establish internal social media governance policies, outlining what can and can't be posted, says Greg Morris, CEO of MICROmega Holdings.

Jun 25, 2018

SEC completes Toshiba accounting probe with no censure

The US Securities and Exchange Commission completes an investigation into Japan's Toshiba accounting practices, without fining the company.

Mar 8, 2018

Bitcoin falls after SEC warning

The digital currency fell to a one-and-a-half-week low after the US Securities and Exchange Commission warned of "potentially unlawful" systems.


Trading firm distances itself from fake crypto-currency

Virtu Financial says it has no connection with VirtCoin, which falsely claims to be affiliated with the global trading firm.


SEC scrutinises overnight blockchain companies

The commission says it's not acceptable for companies without a track record in the sector to dabble in blockchain technology.

Jan 19, 2018

Bitcoin funds raise 'investor protection issues'

The US securities regulator yesterday raised concerns about the safety of Bitcoin-themed investments.

Dec 20, 2017

SEC halts trading in crypto firm after eye-popping rise

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has suspended trading in the shares of Crypto Company until January.


Wall St regulator warns those touting digital coins

Celebrities and other individuals may be breaking US securities law when promoting investments in initial coin offerings.

Oct 4, 2017

All 3bn Yahoo accounts hacked in 2013 breach

Yahoo discloses that all of its accounts were hacked in a 2013 data beach, tripling its earlier estimate of the size of the largest breach in history.

Sep 29, 2017

US regulator 'not equipped to take on Bitcoin'

The US Securities and Exchange Commission is ill-equipped to deal with Bitcoin, says its former chairman Arthur Levitt.


Hack of Wall Street regulator rattles investors, lawmakers

The breach involved the US SEC's EDGAR filing system, which houses market-moving information with millions of filings.


SEC chief says cyber crime risks are substantial

Regulators must do more to help mom-and-pop investors better understand cyber crime risks, says US SEC chairman Jay Clayton.

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