SEC Charges Consumer Loan Company With FCPA Violations - The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that World Acceptance Corporation, a South Carolina-based consumer loan company, has agreed to pay $21.7 million to resolve charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act...

Lindsay McCord Named Chief Accountant in Division of Corporation Finance - The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Lindsay McCord has been named Chief Accountant in the Division of Corporation Finance. Ms. McCord has served as Acting Chief Accountant in the Division since March 2020, leading its work...

SEC Charges Affiliated Advisers for Misrepresentations About Payment for Order Flow Arrangements - The Securities and Exchange Commission today filed settled charges against affiliated registered investment advisers WBI Investments Inc. and Millington Securities Inc. for making material misrepresentations to clients about compensation...

Enforcement Co-Director Steven Peikin to Depart - The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Division of Enforcement Co-Director Steven Peikin will leave the agency on Aug. 14, 2020. During his more than three years serving alongside Co-Director Stephanie Avakian, Mr....

SEC Provides Transparency to the Process of Nominating Candidates to the Investor Advisory Committee - The Securities and Exchange Commission today published procedures setting forth a staff-led process to nominate candidates for appointment to the Investor Advisory Committee. Candidates for vacancies on the Committee will be identified by a...

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