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Securities And Exchange Commission

SEC official Elisse Walter chosen to lead agency

WASHINGTON | President Barack Obama has chosen Elisse Walter, one of five members of the Securities and Exchange Commission, to head the agency. Chairman Mary Schapiro will leave next month after a tumultuous tenure in which she helped lead the government's regulatory response to the financi…

November 27, 2012 12:00 am

Secretary of State urges wariness on business 'crowd funding'

INDIANAPOLIS | Investors should be skeptical of offers to participate in "crowd funding" new businesses until federal rules take effect in 2013 and must then watch out for scams, Indiana's investment regulator warned Wednesday.

May 30, 2012 11:18 am Related

Rules shift oversight of mid-sized investment firms to state

INDIANAPOLIS | Investment advisers who manage less than $100 million in assets soon will be regulated by Indiana's Securities Division instead of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

September 30, 2011 12:00 am

Specialty vehicle maker closing 2 Ill. plants

Oshkosh Specialty Vehicles Inc. is laying off 92 workers as a result of its decision to close facilities in Harvey and Calumet City in early December.

November 20, 2010 12:00 am

GOP ramps up attacks on SEC over porn surfing

WASHINGTON | Republicans are stepping up their criticism of the Securities and Exchange Commission following reports that senior agency staffers spent hours surfing pornographic websites on government-issued computers while they were supposed to be policing the nation's financial system.

April 23, 2010 6:52 am
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