1,307Nov 15, 2012
BP Oil Spill Settlement
Justice Department and other law enforcement officials held a press conference in New Orleans regarding new criminal charges and a settlement in the BP oil spill. Attorney General Holder ...
413Jun 1, 2012
Newsmakers with Robert Khuzami
Robert Khuzami talked about Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) oversight action of Wall Street firms, including its efforts to prevent another financial crisis, prosecute insider trading, and ...
90Feb 24, 2012
Implementation of the 2010 Financial Regulations Law
Mary Schapiro gave an update on the Securities and Exchange Commission 's implementation of the 2010 financial regulations law. She said that following the 2008 financial crisis and the passage ...
228Jan 27, 2012
Investigation of Housing Market Collapse
Attorney General Eric Holder announced a joint federal and state initiative to investigate mortgage-backed securities that triggered the housing market collapse. He said the probe will bring ...
517Dec 6, 2011
Congressional Insider Trading
The House Financial Services Committee held a hearing on allegations that some members of Congress have enriched themselves through legal stock trades based on non-public information. Witnesses ...
1,913Nov 16, 2011
Changes at the Securities and Exchange Commission
Securities and Exchange Commission division directors testified on organizational and management reforms at their agency. Topics included the need for more resources and staff for the ...
302Dec 6, 2010
Investment Fraud Operation
Attorney General Eric Holder, the Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement director, and other officials from the Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force announced the results of a three and ...
489Oct 25, 2010
Global Financial Reform
Georgetown Business School and PricewaterhouseCoopers held a conference on the implementation of the new financial regulation law. Scholars, analysts and regulators all discussed different ...
1,654Sep 22, 2010
R. Allen Stanford Alleged Ponzi Scheme Investigation
The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee held an oversight hearing on the Securities and Exchange Commission Inspector General’s report titled “Investigation of the ...
146Jan 13, 2010
Securities and Exchange Commission Enforcement
Robert Khuzami announced a series of new measures to strengthen Security Exchange Commission investigative and regulatory efforts. He also introduced several unit chiefs who would oversee the ...
1,989Dec 11, 2009
Bank of America and Merrill Lynch Merger
The House Oversight Committee looked at Bank of America’s merger with Merrill Lynch -- a deal struck during the height of the financial crisis in September 2008 - and the role of federal ...
231Nov 17, 2009
Financial Fraud Efforts
Attorney General Eric Holder announced new plans to fight the increase in mortgage, health care, white collar, public, and other financial frauds. Other governmental agencies participating int ...
116Nov 12, 2009
Robert Khuzami on Financial Fraud
Robert Khuzami talked about the Securities and Exchange Commission efforts to stop fraud in the marketplace at a conference hosted by Bloomberg News. He also responded to questions from the ...
1,031Sep 10, 2009
Securities Exchange Commission and Madoff Ponzi Scheme
Witnesses testified about the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) failure to identify the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme and how to improve SEC performance. Mr. Kotz spoke about ...
479May 7, 2009
SEC Enforcement Oversight
The Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investment held a hearing on SEC enforcement activities.