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The Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has revealed its examination priorities for the year 2019, on December 20, 2018. Every year OCIE publishes its examination priorities to emphasize its commitment to transparency, and promote it in the examination programs. The OCIE examination priorities are provided to give […]
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Introduction At the beginning of his opening remarks in May of 2017, SEC Commissioner Michael Piwowar expressed that he was happy to be involved in the SEC-NYU dialogue in which he shared his views on the IPO market. Piwowar has a thorough background in economics, politics, and finance – including an employment history in economics, […]
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In our contemporary society, software has been created for every imaginable need, both professionally and personally. There are programs for accountants, financial planners, engineers, architects, and many other careers. Now, there is also a stock option software program for companies that offer stock options to their employees, and the software is more popular than ever. […]
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There are certain basic features and powers that every corporation holds. One corporate power is the right to sell stock in exchange for ownership in the company.  The purchasers of the shares become owners and are also known as shareholders or investors. A shareholder can gain ownership through receiving stock grants, awards, and gifts. The […]
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Many companies and consultants help others comply with eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) formatting. You may not know everything about XBRL, but it’s a good idea to learn from your providers and experts about what to do and when. You will be more prepared and may make fewer mistakes in the future. Complying with XBRL […]
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Investing is an effective way that people can increase their monetary wealth. It allows people to generate a higher income and acquire funds that will help them protect their financial future going into retirement. The income they generate can even be set aside for their children, be distributed after they pass away, or when their […]
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DTC Eligibility is a term used when the securities of a public company become eligible for deposit into the DTC. DTC stands for the Depository Trust Company, which was founded in 1973 and is currently the largest depository in the world. Once securities are DTC eligible, brokers are able to easily process and clear transactions, […]
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A transfer agent is a third party financial institution that is appointed by a corporation, mutual fund or other organization to act as the master securityholder recordkeeping agent and perform any transactions that may affect the securities and/or shareholders for that company. Transfer agents primary tasks include the issuance and cancellation of stock/security certificates, stock […]
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On June 17, 2016 the SEC approved IEX as a national stock exchange. The approval marks the first time since July 2013 that the SEC has sanctioned a new trading exchange. What is IEX? IEX stands for Investors’ Exchange and is a national stock exchange designed to slow down trades used by high-frequency traders in […]
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There are many ways to invest; you can invest your money through owning collectables, owning a home, opening a savings account, or investing in a company. Below are five benefits of investing through equity crowdfunding. Dividend Income If you invest in a company that offers stock dividends, you could have a consistent source of ongoing […]