Jay Clayton represented big banks and corporations as a law partner at Sullivan & Cromwell. At the Securities and Exchange Commission, he will be expected to police such companies.
The lawmakers cite a ProPublica report that the Trump White House removed U.S. Attorney Bharara while he was investigating Health Secretary Tom Price.
"You should resign, you should give back the money you took while this scam was going on and you should be criminally investigated by both the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission."
With stupefying arrogance, Clinton tried during Sunday's debate to tie her rival to the Great Recession—an economic crisis that actually was fostered by Bill Clinton, his aides and even one of her own campaign advisers.
The Securities and Exchange Commission just ruled that large publicly held corporations must disclose the ratios of their top executives' pay to the average pay of their workers.
Less than half of the private equity costs incurred by U.S. pension funds are currently being disclosed, a report says.
The phrase "regulatory capture" shrouds a serious problem in vaguely academic jargon, making it seem like unimportant esoterica rather than anything noteworthy.
The latest Securities and Exchange Commission examination of credit rating firms found problems similar to those documented in ProPublica’s investigation of tobacco bonds.
A proposed Securities and Exchange Commission rule would force publicly traded companies to disclose their political spending to their shareholders.
A few weeks ago, a top official at the Securities and Exchange Commission reported on what he called a "remarkable" amount of potentially illegal behavior in the private equity industry -- aka the industry that buys up, changes and sells off smaller companies.