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SEC Approves IEX Proposal to Launch National Exchange, Issues Interpretation on Automated Securities Prices - Staff Issues Guidance on Speed Bumps

06/17/2016

The Securities and Exchange Commission today approved Investors’ Exchange LLC’s (IEX) application to register as a national securities exchange. At the same time, the Commission issued an updated interpretation that will require trading centers to honor automated securities prices that are subject to a small delay or “speed” bump when being accessed. Read more

Software Executive and Three Friends Charged With Insider Trading

06/16/2016

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced insider trading charges against a former software company executive and three close friends who made more than a half-million dollars based on his illegal tip about an upcoming merger. Read more

Hedge Fund Managers and Former Government Official Charged in $32 Million Insider Trading Scheme - Separate Asset Mismarking Scheme Yielded $6 Million in Extra Fees

06/15/2016

Hedge Fund Managers and Former Government Official Charged in $32 Million Insider Trading Scheme - Separate Asset Mismarking Scheme Yielded $6 Million in Extra FeesRead more

SEC: Muni Advisors Acted Deceptively With California School Districts

06/13/2016

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that two California-based municipal advisory firms and their executives have agreed to settle charges that they used deceptive practices when soliciting the business of five California school districts. Read more

Investment Fraud Victims Include Online Daters

06/10/2016

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges and an asset freeze obtained against a Connecticut man accused of misleading people into investing in his company and then taking their money for his personal use. His victims include several women he met through an online dating websiteRead more