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U.S. SEC Democratic Commissioner Jackson to step down next month

16 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON Rob Jackson, a Democratic commissioner at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, said on Thursday he will step down from the agency on Feb. 14 to continue teaching at New York University School of Law, where he is on faculty leave.

UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC Democratic Commissioner Jackson to step down next month

16 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON, Jan 16 Rob Jackson, a Democratic commissioner at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, said on Thursday he will step down from the agency on Feb. 14 to continue teaching at New York University School of Law, where he is on faculty leave.

U.S. SEC Democratic Commissioner Jackson to step down next month

16 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON, Jan 16 Rob Jackson, a Democratic Commissioner at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, said on Thursday he will step down on Feb. 14 to continue teaching at New York University School of Law, where he is currently on faculty leave.

U.S. SEC commissioner backs direct listings to rein in Wall Street fees

14 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. Securities and Exchange Commissioner Rob Jackson told Reuters on Tuesday that he supports so-called direct listings as a way to help bring down the excessive fees companies pay to Wall Street banks in order to go public. | Video

U.S. SEC commissioner backs direct listings to rein in Wall Street fees

14 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. Securities and Exchange Commissioner Robert Jackson told Reuters on Tuesday that he supports so-called direct listings as a way to help bring down the excessive fees companies pay to Wall Street banks in order to go public. | Video

U.S. regulator allows Bank of America to fund housing advisers

11 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON Bank of America Corp can fund agencies that advise struggling home buyers under a relaxed regulatory program unveiled in September, the U.S. consumer watchdog said on Friday.

Republican senator 'disturbed' by McConnell's work with White House on impeachment trial

25 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON Republican U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski said she was "disturbed" by the Senate leader's approach to working with White House counsel on the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, saying there should be distance between the two.

Exclusive: White House expected to nominate SEC lawyer for Democratic commissioner seat - sources

20 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON The White House is expected to nominate Caroline Crenshaw, a Democratic attorney at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, to fill an SEC seat being vacated next year by Democratic Commissioner Robert Jackson, according to three people with direct knowledge of the matter.

SEC proposes allowing more investors access to private companies

19 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday proposed changes to its decades-old definition of a professional investor in order to allow more Americans to buy shares in private companies.

U.S. SEC proposes allowing more investors access to private companies

18 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON, Dec 18 The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday proposed changes to its decades-old definition of a professional investor in order to allow more Americans to buy shares in private companies.

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Trump adds legal heavyweights Starr, Dershowitz to impeachment team

President Donald Trump turned to some legal heavyweights to help defend him in his Senate impeachment trial with the addition on Friday of former independent counsel Ken Starr, who paved the way for former President Bill Clinton's 1998 impeachment, and prominent lawyer Alan Dershowitz.