Monday, 27 April 2015
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Apr 8 2011 | 8:53am ET
SEC Chair Mary Schapiro says the congressional impasse over federal spending will hamper the implementation of Dodd-Frank Act rules like those governing hedge fund registration and derivatives.
Speaking at the Society of American Business Editors and Writers in Dallas on Friday, Schapiro said her commission is “stretched incredibly thin.”
“We can get the rules written, but what we’re not going to be able to do is operationalize them,” she said.
The battle between Republicans and Democrats affects funding for both the SEC and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. If the two sides fail to reach an agreement by tonight, the SEC would be shut down.
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…