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Securities and Exchange Commission

noun

  1. SEC.


Securities and Exchange Commission

noun

  1. a US federal agency established in 1934 to supervise and regulate issues of and transactions in securities and to prosecute illegal stock manipulations SEC


Securities and Exchange Commission

  1. A federal agency that supervises the exchange of securities so as to protect investors against malpractice, such as insider trading .


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He asked if the CEOs would be in favor of creating a new federal agency, somewhat similar to the Federal Trade Commission or Securities and Exchange Commission, to oversee these considerations.

Many are publicly traded, which creates Securities and Exchange Commission filings.

According to Securities and Exchange Commission filings, American Airlines had 102,700 full-time equivalent employees at the end of 2020, 31,000 fewer than it did at the end of 2019.

Robinhood Markets has agreed to pay $65 million to settle Securities and Exchange Commission allegations that the broker failed to properly inform clients that it sold their stock orders to high-frequency traders and other financial firms.

From Fortune

In April, South Africa took its first steps towards creating cryptocurrency laws by publishing a framework proposal and, more recently, Nigeria laid out plans to regulate cryptocurrencies through its Securities and Exchange Commission.

From Quartz

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