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  • SEC Announces Enforcement Initiatives to Combat...
    on 09/25/2017 at 10:00 PM

    The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced two new initiatives that will build on its Enforcement Division’s ongoing efforts to address cyber-based threats and protect retail investors. The creation of a Cyber Unit that will focus on targeting cyber-related misconduct and the […]

  • Pharmaceutical Company Paying Penalty for...
    on 09/22/2017 at 4:55 PM

    The Securities and Exchange Commission today filed fraud charges against a Massachusetts-based biopharmaceutical company that exaggerated how many new patients actually filled prescriptions for an expensive drug that was its sole source of revenue. Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, now a subsidiary of […]

  • SEC Announces Agenda for October 12 Investor...
    on 09/22/2017 at 4:00 PM

    The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the agenda for the October 12 meeting of its Investor Advisory Committee.  The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. in the Multipurpose Room at SEC headquarters at 100 F Street, N.E., Washington, D.C., and is open to the public.  The meeting […]

  • SEC Suspends Trading in Company Purporting...
    on 09/22/2017 at 2:30 PM

    The Securities and Exchange Commission today suspended trading in a company amid questions surrounding its statements about sending response teams and equipment to help with Hurricane Harvey disaster recovery efforts in Houston and surrounding areas. The SEC’s trading suspension order says […]

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  • Tune in: TFI@10: The Evolution of Treasury's National Security Role
    on 01/01/1970 at 12:00 AM

    On Monday, June 2, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Center for Strategic and International Studies will co-host a symposium entitled “TFI@10: The Evolution of Treasury’s National Security Role,” marking the 10th anniversary of the Office of Terrorism and Financial […]

  • A Comparison between the College Scorecard and Mobility Report Cards
    on 01/01/1970 at 12:00 AM

    ​ Introduction   In 2015, the Department of Education launched the College Scorecard, a vast database of student outcomes at specific colleges and universities developed from a variety of administrative data sources. The Scorecard provides the most comprehensive and accurate […]

  • The Economic Security of American Households
    on 01/01/1970 at 12:00 AM

    Issue Brief Four: The Distribution and Evolution of the Social Safety Net and Social Insurance Benefits from 1990 to 2014​ Today, the Office of Economic Policy at the Treasury Department released the fourth in a series of briefs exploring the economic security of American […]

  • Secretary Lew Sends Letter to 115th Congress on Puerto Rico
    on 01/01/1970 at 12:00 AM

    January 17, 2017   The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader […]