SEC

SEC chairman notified of hack in August

The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) only learned in August that hackers had last year breached the regulator's database of corporate announcements, according to prepared congressional testimony seen by Reuters on Monday.

Will heads roll at Equifax, SEC over massive breaches?

As lawmakers get ready to grill Equifax CEO Richard Smith and SEC Chair Jay Clayton on Capitol Hill in the coming weeks, many wonder how the respective executives of each organization will be asked to pay for compromising the sensitive information of American individuals and companies.

Trump's SEC Pick Clayton Gets Warren Tongue Lashing

President Donald Trump’s pick to head the Securities and Exchange Commission, white collar lawyer Jay Clayton, faced an aggressive line of questioning from Wall Street watchdog Senator Elizabeth Warren during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Banking Committee Thursday.