The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced it is partnering with the National Center for the Middle Market at The Ohio State University Max M. Fisher College of Business to host the SEC’s annual Government-Business Forum on Small Business C...
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced charges against an investment adviser with a history of violating the securities laws for defrauding his close friends and community members.   According to the SEC’s complaint filed Tuesday, from...
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has issued its Stress testing principles, which replace the Principles for sound stress testing practices and supervision published in May 2009.  The 2009 principles were designed to address key weakness...
Today I would like to reflect on the consequences of population ageing for economic policy making. It may sound at odds with the title of my remarks – “Economic policy making under uncertainty” – because demographic developments are to a large extent predictable over the short to medium run. Yet population ageing has pervasive implications…
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that it is providing regulatory relief to publicly traded companies, investment companies, accountants, transfer agents, municipal advisors, and others affected by Hurricane Michael.  The loss of p...
The Securities and Exchange Commission today issued an investigative report cautioning that public companies should consider cyber threats when implementing internal accounting controls. The report is based on the SEC Enforcement Division's investigati...
In a period of rising trade protectionism and higher interest rates abroad, there is renewed urgency to ensure that debt, already on an upward path, does not impede the effectiveness of monetary policy in African countries. While central banks can affe...
Despite the recent slow-down, economic growth in the euro area remains solid and broad-based, as confirmed by the latest data. Real GDP has expanded for 21 consecutive quarters, growing 0.4% quarter-on-quarter during the second quarter of 2018.
The Securities and Exchange Commission today suspended three former BDO USA LLP accountants for their improper professional conduct during an audit of an exchange-listed insurance company. According to the SEC’s order, BDO fell behind schedule while c...
The Securities and Exchange Commission today suspended three former BDO USA LLP accountants for their improper professional conduct during an audit of an exchange-listed insurance company. According to the SEC’s order, BDO fell behind schedule while c...