Securities and Exchange Commission


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Se·cu·ri·ties and Exchange Commission

(sĭ-kyo͝or′ĭ-tēz)
n.
A US government agency that supervises the exchange of securities so as to protect investors against malpractice.

Securities and Exchange Commission

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(Economics) a US federal agency established in 1934 to supervise and regulate issues of and transactions in securities and to prosecute illegal stock manipulations. Abbreviation: SEC
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Noun1.Securities and Exchange Commission - an independent federal agency that oversees the exchange of securities to protect investors
independent agency - an agency of the United States government that is created by an act of Congress and is independent of the executive departments
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-- The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that in fiscal year 2020 the fees that public companies and other issuers pay to register their securities with the Commission will be set at $129.80 per million dollars.
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan in its drive against noncompliant companies, has revoked during the quarter ended on June 30, 2019, licenses of thirteen (13) not for profit companies, issued in pursuance of section 42 of the Companies Act, 2017.
Islamabad -- The Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), Farrukh Sabzwari, has said that SECP is embarking on digital transformation, end-to-end process automation and enabling user environment for all its regulatees.
On May 21, 2019, the company received an official notice of noncompliance from the Exchange stating that the company is not in compliance with the Exchange's continued listing standards under the timely filing criteria outlined in Section 1007 of the Exchange's company Guide because the company failed to timely file its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended March 31, 2019, which was due to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission no later than May 20, 2019.
THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) have moved to make the processes involving listing on the NSE more efficient and cost-effective by streamlining the approval process between the SEC and the NSE.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has scrutinized and investigated initial coin offerings in the past but, in a first, the watchdog has taken enforcement action against a cryptocurrency exchange for possible violation of securities laws.
SEC urges public to stop engaging in FX trading !-- -- Iris Gonzales (The Philippine Star) - November 5, 2018 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) urged the pubic to stop engaging in foreign exchange trading and other similar activities, saying that these are illegal in the Philippines.
ISLAMABAD -- The government has appointed Shaukat Hussain Commissioner, Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) as Chairman of the commission with immediate effect, according to Finance Division notification issued here Saturday.
The Capital Market Authority (CMA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Thailand for exchange of information and mutual cooperation.
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 7, 2017-US Securities and Exchange Commission Extends Ruling Deadline on Chicago Stock Exchange Takeover
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) on Tuesday decided to issue new rules for the effective regulation of the insurance sector in Pakistan, its statement said.
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