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Mary Schapiro

  • GE's move, disclosed in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday, comes at a time when regulators at the SEC are starting to more closely scrutinize proxy reforms in general. Several years ago, the SEC under then-chair Mary Schapiro adopted rules requiring public companies to let shareholders nominate directors to corporate...

  • Schapiro: Confident agency will pursue violations   Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 3:27 PM ET
    Schapiro: Confidnent agency will pursue violations

    Former SEC Chair Mary Schapiro shares her opinion on her successor Mary Jo White's "tough cop" image, as well as her confidence in the agency.

  • Schapiro: More & better quality capital in system   Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 3:27 PM ET
    Schapiro: More & better quality capital in system

    Former SEC Chair Mary Schapiro discusses whether capital markets are more transparent today than they were 5 years ago, derivatives regulation and Mark Cuban's take on the SEC.

  • Powerful 'Wall St. Shadow Regulators' Under Scrutiny Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 9:00 AM ET
    Eugene A. Ludwig, center, founded Promontory Financial after serving as President Bill Clinton’s comptroller of the currency.

    The Senate Banking Committee is set to hold a hearing on Thursday to examine whether regulators inappropriately "outsource" oversight to consultants that are paid billions of dollars by the banks. The NY Times reports.

  • Obama Picks Mary Jo White to Lead SEC Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 2:45 PM ET
    President Obama with Mary Jo White and Richard Cordray.

    President Obama nominated Mary Jo White to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission, tapping an attorney with broad experience in prosecuting white-collar crimes to lead an agency that has a central role in implementing Wall Street reform.

  • SEC Enforcement Chief Khuzami Departs Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 3:37 PM ET

    Robert Khuzami, the enforcement director at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission who worked to rebuild the SEC's tarnished image after the Madoff scandal and the financial crisis, is departing the agency, the SEC announced on Wednesday.

  • Congress Goes Back to Work   Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 2:04 PM ET
    Congress Goes Back to Work

    SEC head Mary Schapiro is stepping down, and CNBC's Eamon Javers has word on her "desinated" successor. And John Harwood reports on movement toward avoiding the fiscal cliff as Congress returns to work following the Thanksgiving holiday.

  • SEC Chair Schapiro Leaving   Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 1:02 PM ET
    SEC Chair Schapiro Leaving

    SEC head Mary Schapiro is stepping down, and Commission Member Elisse Walter has been designated as her replacement, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers. Jeff Kilburg, Killir Kapital Management, weighs in.

  • Nov 2- The health of the U.S. economy has been central to the campaign for the White House, with both President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney seeking to convince voters they have a plan to usher in faster growth and job creation.

  • *Bair renews backing for ideas like ending $1 per share. *Fund firms seek compromise for oversight of $2.5 trillion industry.

  • *Geithner wants FSOC to step in after SEC failed to act.

  • *Citi fired top Internet analyst and junior analyst. BOSTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 26- Citigroup fired its top Internet analyst, Mark Mahaney, and paid a $2 million fine to a Massachusetts regulator to settle charges that the bank improperly disclosed research on Facebook IPO and information on other tech companies.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 25- Two influential U.S. senators on Thursday urged regulators to resolve any differences and finish writing a controversial ban on proprietary trading known as the Volcker rule.

  • SEC proposes capital rules for derivatives traders Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012 | 12:04 AM ET

    The financial overhaul law passed in 2010 called for new oversight of derivatives, the complex investments blamed for hastening the financial crisis, and required the SEC to write the rules.

  • TEXT-Fitch on U.S. prime money market funds Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 12:09 AM ET

    Oct 11- U.S. prime money market funds continued to increase their investments in Canadian and Japanese entities during the third quarter of 2012, according to a new report by Fitch Ratings. In August 2012, Fitch-rated prime MMFs allocated 6.4% of their assets to ABCP and are expected to continue the declining trend.

  • *SEC action is' first-best' option; FSOC is' second-best'. *Fed official still hopes SEC will adopt money market rules. Fed Governor Daniel Tarullo said it was unfortunate that the SEC, the primary regulator of the $2.6 trillion industry, has so far failed to advance new rules for the market, which since the financial crisis has been viewed as posing a systemic risk.

  • *SEC action is' first-best' option; FSOC is' second-best'. *Fed official still hopes SEC will adopt money market rules. Fed Governor Daniel Tarullo said it was unfortunate that the SEC, the primary regulator of the $2.6 trillion industry, has so far failed to advance new rules for the market, which since the financial crisis has been viewed as posing a systemic risk.

  • Fed Governor Daniel Tarullo said it was unfortunate that the SEC, the primary regulator of the$ 2.6 trillion i ndustry, has so far failed to advance new rules for the market that since the financial crisis has been seen as posing a systemic risk.

  • Better SEC reforms money markets than FSOC-Fed's Tarullo Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 4:40 PM ET

    Fed Governor Daniel Tarullo said it was unfortunate that the SEC, the primary regulator of the funds, has so far failed to advance new rules for the market that since the financial crisis has been seen as posing a systemic risk.

  • *SEC convenes roundtable following Knight error. The SEC convened the roundtable following a major glitch at Knight Capital on Aug. 1 that led to a $440 million trading loss that nearly bankrupted the firm. The SEC has also launched a broad review into technology issues at major brokerage firms.