As the U.S. SEC seeks to become a more formidable force in the courtroom, a string of trial defeats has exposed a weak spot: witness testimony.» Read More
SEC chair Mary Jo White is pushing new rules requiring hedge funds to disclose details of private stock deals, a move likely to irk the industry.
A group of investors are asking U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White to ensure investment rights equality for gay couples.
Does it matter if you admit guilt if you're paying the fine? CNBC.com managing editor Allen Wastler ponders the question.
Consumer advocates are concerned that fiduciary standard rules won't be strong enough to protect consumers, while registered advisors fear that complex rules will favor bigger firms.
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.