Highlights From The SEC Speaks Conference

Law360, New York (March 7, 2013, 12:06 PM EST) -- The annual “SEC Speaks” conference, in which U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission representatives review the agency’s efforts over the past year and preview the year to come, was held Feb. 22-23, 2013. A back-to-basics “investor protection” theme emerged from this year’s conference, as the SEC reposts in the wake of Chairman Mary Schapiro and Enforcement Director Robert Khuzami departing.

The SEC announced enforcement initiatives to police a wide range of investment vehicles, from exchange traded products to “crowdfunding.” It also took aim at emerging sources of...
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