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  • Former SEC Lawyer Denies Conflict in Madoff Case Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011 | 5:18 PM ET
    Bernie Madoff

    In testimony obtained by CNBC, a former attorney for the SEC denied that he had a conflict in his handling of the Bernard Madoff case, despite allegations by the agency's Inspector General that have been referred to the Justice Department for possible criminal prosecution.

  • The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission seal hangs on the facade of its building in Washington, DC.

    Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Schapiro told CNBC Wednesday the regulatory agency still has a "full pipeline" of civil actions resulting from 2008's financial crisis in which Lehman Brothers went bankrupt.

  • SEC's Dodd-Frank Checklist Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 8:30 AM ET
    SEC's Dodd-Frank Checklist

    Discussing the issues and provisions in Dodd-Frank that need to be addressed, with Mary Schapiro, Securities and Exchange Commission chairman.

  • SEC Wasting Millions on Office Space: Report Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 6:47 PM ET
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission seal hangs on the facade of its building in Washington, DC.

    At a time when the Securities and Exchange Commission is scrambling for resources, a new report by the agency's internal watchdog says the SEC has wasted millions of dollars in a "deeply flawed" system for leasing office space.

  • House Oversight Panel Meets on Lifting '499 Cap' Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 3:29 PM ET

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee wants to change current private trading rules to help more companies go public and bring more capital to those companies, said Rep. Daniel Issa, its chairman.

  • Five Things to Watch: Retailers, Portugal and More Wednesday, 6 Apr 2011 | 7:21 PM ET

    Tee time at Augusta, tea time for Boehner, and wait-and-see time for Portugal. Here's what we're watching—and you should, as well.

  • Five Things We're Watching: March 10, 2011 Wednesday, 9 Mar 2011 | 7:00 PM ET
    Mary L. Shapiro

    SEC conflicts, economic data across continents and iPad fever. Here's some of what we’re watching — and therefore you should as well.

  • SEC Chairwoman Under Fire Over Ethics Issues Wednesday, 9 Mar 2011 | 8:02 AM ET
    Mary L. Shapiro

    Mary Schapiro is facing Congressional questioning about a former general counsel who weighed in on the Bernard L. Madoff case even though he had a financial interest in it, the New York Times reports.