File Disposal Still an Issue for S.E.C.

More than a year after a whistle-blower said that the Securities and Exchange Commission was illegally destroying records of preliminary investigations, the commission has yet to agree with government archivists on which records to keep and which to discard…. The S.E.C. “did not have authority to dispose of” the records, said the statement issued Thursday. The archives is continuing “to work with the S.E.C. to prevent future unauthorized destruction” of investigation files.

Read more: File Disposal Still an Issue for S.E.C. — New York Times