News from the SEC

Coral Capital Partners provides to the visitors to our web site a variety of news feeds on topics of interest in the finance and securities industries.  This page is dedicated to Press Releases by the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC).  Additionally, links to our individual news topics pages are available in the footer table at the bottom of all our pages. Additional information on Coral Capital Partners and the services we provide may be found at the bottom of this page.

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Kenneth A. Johnson has been named the agency's Chief Operating Officer (COO). Mr. Johnson has served as Acting COO since February 2017.

Posted: December 14, 2017, 8:00 pm

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Gary Barnett, Deputy Director in the Division of Trading and Markets, will retire from the agency at the end of the year.

Since January

Posted: December 13, 2017, 10:05 pm

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the appointment of William D. Duhnke III as Chairman and J. Robert Brown, Kathleen M. Hamm, James G. Kaiser, and Duane M. DesParte as Board me

Posted: December 12, 2017, 8:14 pm

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a biopharmaceutical company with committing a series of accounting controls and disclosure violations, including the failure to properly report

Posted: December 12, 2017, 5:30 pm

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a former day trader with making more than $1 million in illegal insider trading profits as part of a ring that allegedly stole confidential info

Posted: December 11, 2017, 6:25 pm

A California-based company selling digital tokens to investors to raise capital for its blockchain-based food review service halted its initial coin offering (ICO) after being contacted by the Secu

Posted: December 11, 2017, 4:00 pm

In recognition of the importance of sound data security practices and protocols for sensitive, non-public information, the Securities and Exchange Commission today modified its approach to the pend

Posted: December 8, 2017, 6:27 pm

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Daniel Michael has been named chief of the Enforcement Division’s Complex Financial Instruments Unit.

In his new role, Mr. Michael will

Posted: December 7, 2017, 9:55 pm

The Securities and Exchange Commission charged a registered representative in Pennsylvania with operating a long-running offering and investment advisory fraud.

The SEC’s complaint, filed in feder

Posted: December 7, 2017, 9:20 pm

The Securities and Exchange Commission today continued its crackdown on brokers who defraud customers, charging two New York-based brokers with making unsuitable trades that were costly for custome

Posted: December 6, 2017, 4:05 pm

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an award of more than $4.1 million to a former company insider who alerted the agency to a widespread, multi-year securities law violation and

Posted: December 5, 2017, 4:45 pm

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a Seattle-area outdoor digital signage advertising company and two of its senior executives with stealing more than $2 million from retail inves

Posted: December 4, 2017, 10:53 pm

A California-based audit firm is being charged with conducting flawed audits and reviews of financial statements, which are critical sources of information for investors. 

The SEC’s Enforcement

Posted: December 4, 2017, 9:00 pm

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced it obtained an emergency asset freeze to halt a fast-moving Initial Coin Offering (ICO) fraud that raised up to $15 million from thousands of

Posted: December 4, 2017, 1:57 pm

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged two individuals with defrauding elderly investors in a penny stock scheme involving Florida entertainment companies and their “Spongebuddy” prod

Posted: November 30, 2017, 7:30 pm

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Mark Kronforst, Chief Accountant of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance, plans to leave the SEC in early January after 13 years of

Posted: November 30, 2017, 4:00 pm

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced awards of more than $8 million each to two whistleblowers whose critical information and continuing assistance helped the agency bring the suc

Posted: November 30, 2017, 3:55 pm

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that it has ratified its prior appointment of Chief Administrative Law Judge Brenda Murray and Administrative Law Judges Carol Fox Foelak, Cam

Posted: November 30, 2017, 2:40 pm

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the agenda for the December 7 meeting of its Investor Advisory Committee. The meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Multipurpose Room at SEC

Posted: November 27, 2017, 5:00 pm

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged Oyster Bay, New York, and its former top elected official with defrauding investors in the town’s municipal securities offerings by hiding the e

Posted: November 21, 2017, 6:10 pm

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