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U.S. SEC chair says agency will not impose 'caps' on whistleblower awards

11 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission will not introduce "caps" on awards to whistleblowers who come forward with key information on fraud and other violations, the head of the agency told lawmakers on Tuesday.

U.S. SEC chair says agency will not impose 'caps' on whistleblower awards

10 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON, Dec 10 The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission will not introduce "caps" on awards to whistleblowers who come forward with key information on fraud and other violations, the head of the agency told lawmakers on Tuesday.

U.S. consumer watchdog proposes exemptions for banks, credit unions on remittances

04 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. consumer watchdog on Tuesday proposed making permanent an exemption that allows certain banks and credit unions to estimate the international remittance fees they charge consumers in instances when it may be too expensive for the firms to provide exact figures.

U.S. securities regulator proposes new rules on use of derivatives in exchange traded funds

26 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. securities regulator on Monday proposed new regulations for the use of derivatives by investment funds to introduce some safeguards for more risky products and increase competition.

Big banks would get climate stress tests under proposed U.S. law

21 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Democratic Senator Brian Schatz of Hawaii on Wednesday introduced a bill that would direct the Federal Reserve to subject large banks to so-called "stress tests" measuring their resilience to climate-related financial risks.

Exclusive: U.S. regulator rethinking changes to whistleblower programme after backlash - sources

16 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The U.S. securities regulator is rethinking a proposal that could weaken a landmark whistleblower programme after a pushback from whistleblower lawyers and advocates, people with knowledge of the deliberations told Reuters.

EXCLUSIVE-U.S. regulator rethinking changes to whistleblower program after backlash -sources

16 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, Nov 15 The U.S. securities regulator is rethinking a proposal that could weaken a landmark whistleblower program after a pushback from whistleblower lawyers and advocates, people with knowledge of the deliberations told Reuters.

Factbox: How the SEC is making life easier for corporate America

07 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON Under the Trump administration, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has taken more than two dozen measures - including trimming rules - that make life easier for corporate America, according to a Reuters analysis of SEC announcements and interviews with more than a dozen lawyers, academics and advocacy groups.

Investors left exposed as Trump's SEC gives America Inc a helping hand

07 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON The United States' top market cop is slowly taking the shackles off corporations.

Factbox: How the SEC is making life easier for corporate America

07 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON Under the Trump administration, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has taken more than two dozen measures - including trimming rules - that make life easier for corporate America, according to a Reuters analysis of SEC announcements and interviews with more than a dozen lawyers, academics and advocacy groups.

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