Daily Archives: June 27, 2013, 8:30 am

SEC Nominees Poised for Clear Sailing – WSJ

President Barack Obama’s nominees for the Securities and Exchange Commission are expected to sail through a Senate confirmation hearing on Thursday thanks in part to a key line on their résumés: Senate aide. Kara Stein and Mike Piwowar, nominated to fill out the remainder of five-year terms as commissioners, are set to testify before the Senate Banking Committee, in which…

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SEC Set to Test Policy for Guilt Admissions — Dow Jones Business News

Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement chiefs have drawn up a hit list of impending cases where officials intend to test their new policy of requiring admissions of wrongdoing when settling civil charges, according to people close to the agency. The handful of likely target cases include a planned enforcement action against a company alleged to have made illicit profits by…

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