Staff at the U.S. securities regulator were working from home on Tuesday after an employee at its Washington, D.C., headquarters was treated for coronavirus symptoms, the Securities and Exchange Commission said.
The markets regulator also canceled Wednesday’s scheduled public meeting of the agency’s commissioners, after saying earlier on Tuesday that it would go ahead with it while urging attendees to watch it online.
Also on Tuesday, the Practising Law Institute said it and SEC staff had decided to cancel the Washington enforcement conference “The SEC Speaks 2020” at which multiple senior SEC staff were due to speak.
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