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The SEC's Focus on Cybersecurity: Key considerations for investment advisers

The SEC’s Focus on Cybersecurity: Key considerations for investment advisers
Source: Deloitte

The growing number and complexity of cybersecurity risks facing investment advisers (IAs) has triggered an increased interest in cyber risk management by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

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Business And Economics

Is the SEC being too soft on Affiliated Computer Services?

One of the main jobs of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is to crack down on accounting fraud at public companies, but a commissioner recently questioned if the agency is living up to its mission. 579 more words

Finance

Isn't one Internet enough?

The late linguistics and political columnist William Safire used to write delightfully about retronyms—words or expressions that change because newer versions of the object or concept they describe render the original obsolete. 517 more words

Tech

The Feds Are Going After Angelo Mozilo -- Bank of America braced for $17bn settlement over mortgages case

Countrywide Financial Corp. co-founder Angelo Mozilo hasn’t entirely escaped prosecutors’ wrath for his company’s risky lending. A U.S. government task force wielding an innovative legal strategy plans to bring a civil case against him over the excesses of the subprime-mortgage boom. 975 more words

Trade

SEC: Colorado Woman Defrauded Investors Of $800,000

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is suing a former Colorado Springs woman for allegedly defrauding investors in several states of nearly $800,000 in a smartphone venture. 95 more words

News

Auditors under increased scrutiny as PwC fined US$25M for 'improperly altered' report

Auditors have once again been thrust into the spotlight, with fresh penalties meted out Monday against one firm as such “gatekeepers” come under increased scrutiny in the United States and Canada. 689 more words

FP Street

Spiderwoman Brings Hope to Winklevoss Twins’ Bitcoin ETF

By Christopher Condon

Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss are fighting for approval from regulators for their proposed bitcoin exchange-traded fund. They stand a chance because Spiderwoman is on the case. 1,607 more words

Investment