Analysis

SEC's Belt To Tighten Under New Administration

Law360, New York (February 28, 2017, 9:38 PM EST) -- Current and former Republican commissioners of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission indicated at a recent conference that the agency needs to pull back from its most aggressive rulemaking and enforcement and stick to the basics while an expected tightening of the purse strings under President Donald Trump will further rein in the securities watchdog, experts say.

Talking at the Practising Law Institute's "SEC Speaks" conference Friday and Saturday, Acting SEC Chair Michael Piwowar and former SEC commissioners, including Commissioner Paul Atkins, a financial policy adviser to Trump, indicated the agency will take a hard look at large corporate penalties, aggressive...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!