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By Securities Docket on July 16, 2018, 9:06 am
With the July 11 announcement by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein of the new Department of Justice (DOJ) Task Force on Market Integrity and Consumer Fraud comes the obvious question: How will this task force affect the ongoing role of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB); the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCen); a preexisting fraud […]
By Securities Docket on May 23, 2014, 1:38 pm
In his keynote address this week at Compliance Week 2014, SEC Enforcement Director Andrew Ceresney offered updates on four recently-created Enforcement task forces that focus on “areas of growing concern.” via SEC’s Ceresney Discusses Work of Enforcement Task Forces in ‘Areas of Growing Concern’ – Compliance Week.
By Securities Docket on February 21, 2014, 8:05 am
On February 11, Margaret McGuire, Vice Chair of the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Financial Reporting and Audit Task Force (Task Force), participated in a DC Bar panel discussion to review the objectives, administration and early initiatives of the Task Force since its formation was announced by the SEC last July. Below is a […]
By Securities Docket on February 13, 2014, 8:01 am
Margaret McGuire, Vice Chair of the SEC’s Financial Reporting and Audit Task Force, recently offered insight into the purpose and goals of the Task Force. Speaking at a D.C. Bar event on February 11, McGuire indicated that the Task Force was established in an effort to ensure that the SEC is doing everything it can […]
By Securities Docket on August 29, 2013, 11:22 am
Neil H. MacBride, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, announced last week that he will be stepping down next month. In June 2010, MacBride made news when his district launched a novel financial fraud Task Force that asserted jurisdiction over most securities fraud because the SEC’s EDGAR database is physically housed in […]
By Securities Docket on July 3, 2013, 7:51 am
The SEC’s Enforcement Division announced three new initiatives yesterday that are intended to reallocate its resources on areas identified as “high-risk” and better use technology in its investigations, including a new Financial Reporting and Audit Task Force. via SEC’s Rolls Out New Financial Reporting and Audit Task Force – Compliance Week
By Securities Docket on June 9, 2010, 11:00 pm
Could Virginia be the next epicenter of fraud enforcement?
By Securities Docket on May 21, 2010, 4:57 pm
SEC, FBI, IRS and others partner with U.S. Attorney for E.D. Va.