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Lucky Washington, D.C., Man Excited After Big Win in Maryland Lottery
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Lucky Washington, D.C., Man Excited After Big Win in Maryland Lottery

Maryland (STL.News)  A happy Washington, D.C., resident is celebrating yet another Maryland Lottery win. After recently landing a $5,000 prize playing Pick 4, he’s celebrating a $50,000 top-prize win on the Strike It Rich scratch-off. The 33-year-old visited Georgia Fuel and Treats located at 9336 Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring and allotted a small percentage of his Pick 4 winnings for buying more tickets.  The lucky winner said he loves playing draw games, especially when the jackpots are high.  He also enjoys trying new scratch-offs. When he saw the $5 Strike It Rich ticket, he decided to give it a shot. “Oh my God,” the lucky winner said to himself after realizing that he won.  He then shared the great news with family and friends. The lucky winner said he has a background in biotec...
Chief Administrative Law Judge Brenda Murray to Retire
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Chief Administrative Law Judge Brenda Murray to Retire

(STL.News) – The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Chief Administrative Law Judge Brenda Murray is retiring after 50 years of federal service, including 25 years as Chief Administrative Law Judge of the SEC. As the Chief Judge of the Office of Administrative Law Judges, Judge Murray has led the office that is responsible for conducting hearings, issuing initial decisions, and adjudicating matters in administrative proceedings.  She presided with impartiality and expertise over Commission cases against those charged with fraud and other violations of securities laws.  During her tenure, the Commission came to rely on her clarity of opinions and thoughtful approach to this important role. “Judge Murray’s independent, fair-minded approach to the role of administrative ...
Robert Burson, Associate Regional Director of Chicago Office, to Retire From the SEC After 29 Years of Service
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Robert Burson, Associate Regional Director of Chicago Office, to Retire From the SEC After 29 Years of Service

(STL.News) – The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Robert Burson, an Associate Regional Director of Enforcement in the Chicago Regional Office, is retiring after 29 years at the agency, all in the Chicago office. Mr. Burson, who is departing at the end of this month, joined the Division of Enforcement staff in Chicago in 1990.  Mr. Burson became a Branch Chief in 1992, Assistant Regional Director in 1994, and Associate Regional Director in the Chicago Regional Office in 1996.  In that capacity, he has co-managed the Chicago Regional Office’s enforcement program for over two decades. “For 29 years, Bob has worked tirelessly to protect Main Street investors and preserve the integrity of our markets,” said Stephanie Avakian, Co-Director of the SEC’s Division of Enforce...
SEC Promotes Teacher Investment Outreach efforts in connection with its Teachers Initiative
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SEC Promotes Teacher Investment Outreach efforts in connection with its Teachers Initiative

(STL.News) – The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced several teacher investment outreach efforts in connection with its Teachers Initiative.  These initiatives include the launch of a podcast series for public school educators, nationwide events for teachers, and the RISE 2.0 of California summit in Los Angeles on Oct. 17.  The outreach efforts advance the Commission’s commitment to protecting America’s educators when they invest in the securities markets by informing educators about the importance of savings and investing, researching investment products and financial professionals before investing, and identifying the red flags of investment fraud. The SEC's San Francisco Regional Office launched SECrets to Investing, a podcast series for public school employees designed ...
SEC Adopts New Rules and Amendments under Title VII of Dodd-Frank
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SEC Adopts New Rules and Amendments under Title VII of Dodd-Frank

Washington D.C., (STL.News) - The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that it took a significant step toward establishing the regulatory regime for security-based swap dealers by adopting a package of rules and rule amendments under Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act).  These actions establish recordkeeping and reporting requirements for security-based swap dealers and major security-based swap participants and amend the recordkeeping and reporting requirements for broker-dealers.  Under these rules, these companies will be required to create and retain fundamental business records to document and track their operations, facilitating the Commission's aonbility to monitor compliance and reducing risk to the market. "I o...