SEC chief readies ‘woke’ rules and plan to curtail market’s ‘gamification’

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Gary Gensler unveiled an ambitious list of proposed reforms Friday including guidelines for “woke” corporate disclosures and rules to curtail the “gamification” of Wall Street as he embarks on his tenure as Wall Street’s top cop. The SEC’s “Agency Rule List” released today includes ...Read More

SEC plans to go after market manipulation on social media, executive insider trading, Gensler says

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Gary Gensler said Monday that his agency is focused on adopting new rules to guard against company executives using private information to opportunistically sell shares of companies they oversee, while acknowledging that the SEC must come up with new ...Read More

If the SEC doesn’t regulate crypto assets, a new shadow finance industry could emerge

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is dragging its feet in deciding whether it should approve the listing of a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) proposed by VanEck Associates Group. While it is good to be cautious, speed and political decisiveness are equally important. Otherwise we risk ...Read More