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SEC proposed rules to simplify onboarding of low-risk accounts

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is seeking to simplify the onboarding of accounts to financial intermediaries if they have a deposit not more than P50,000.

SEC adjusts submission schedule of annual reports

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has adjusted the schedule for submission of annual reports following the three-day closure of its main office last week.

SEC flags investment schemes posing as online sellers, cryptocurrency traders

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) warned the public against unlicensed investment companies pretending to be online sellers or cryptocurrency traders.

SEC backs ‘social bonds’ to help fund recovery efforts

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said it is encouraging bond issuers to tap the social bond market to help support economic recovery efforts.

SEC warns against two fraudulent investment operators

THE SECURITIES and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued warnings to the public against investing in groups named E-Work Online Digital Marketing Services (Ework) and Quick Options.

SEC wants more independent directors on exchanges board

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is proposing that independent directors comprise the majority of the board of exchanges and other organized markets, following international best practices.

SEC warns public against Daily Passive investment scheme

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has raised the flag against Daily Passive Btc Ltd, which it said is operating an unlicensed investment scheme.

SEC renews call for debt relief

LENDING companies are again asked to assist borrowers by offering debt relief measures to cope with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

SEC orders companies to improve cybersecurity

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) told companies to enhance cybersecurity safeguards as most business transactions move to digital spaces due to physical distancing protocols.

Lenders ordered to settle fees with SEC

LENDING and financing companies that have annual fees due during the enhanced community quarantine are asked to settle their dues with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) starting next week.

SEC warns against Ethmarket investment

THE SECURITIES and Exchange Commission (SEC) is warning the public against engaging with Ethmarket Llc/Ethmarket Llc Ph (Ethmarket), which it said is offering investment contracts without a license.

SEC to limit physical contact in pandemic

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will be limiting the physical operations of its registration department to select services as the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic persists.

No grace period for loans falling due this month — SEC

FINANCING and lending companies will no longer be required to offer a grace period for loans that fall due this month as strict lockdown measures eased around the country, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said.

SEC flags Financial Breakthrough, One Market Global investor scheme

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has flagged two groups offering investment opportunities to the public without secondary licenses from the commission.

SEC shuts two firms for fraud

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has ordered the shutdown of two investment companies which it found were operating fraudulent schemes.

Boss UP among four investment groups flagged by SEC

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is warning the public against four groups that are offering investment opportunities without authorization from the government.

SEC to open annual report submission via courier next week

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will start accepting filings of annual reports via courier next week as it prohibits in-person submissions while quarantine measures are implemented.

SEC says KAPA fraud case still active

KAPA-COMMUNITY Ministry International (KAPA) is still facing fraud charges for committing one of the country’s biggest investment scam, while a cease-and-desist order against the group remains active, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said Friday.

SEC warns violators of grace period for lenders

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is warning lenders to comply with adjusting payment schedules in consideration of quarantine measures imposed since mid-March.

SEC orders shutdown of outsourcing firm CROWD1

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has ordered the shutdown of CROWD1 Asia Pacific, Inc. for operating a “fraudulent investment scheme.”

SEC warns of more easy money groups, penalties during pandemic

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is warning the public against more groups operating investment schemes without authorization from the government.

SEC flags ‘Bayanihan’ and other unregistered schemes

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) warned the public anew of groups peddling shady investments without authorization from the government.

Five more illegal groups in SEC’s new warning to investors

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) continued to flag groups that are soliciting investments from the public without authorization from the government.

SEC issues stricter rules for financial derivatives

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued new guidelines for financial derivatives to be more specific on rules that guide investment companies and fund managers.

SEC eases rules for company registration

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will now allow companies to register without having their articles of incorporation notarized.

SEC warns investors against more easy money schemes

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has found more groups offering easy money schemes to the public without the government authority to solicit investments.

SEC extends filing deadline for sustainability reports

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is allowing publicly listed companies to submit their sustainability reports for 2019 until June 30.

SEC shuts down four online lenders

Four online lending companies were ordered to shut down by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for illegally operating business.

SEC warns vs illegal investment schemes

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has continued alerting the public of groups that offer investment opportunities without license from the government.

SEC plans easier registration rules for new corporations

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) wants to relax rules for the registration of new domestic corporations by allowing the submission of unnotarized documents.

SEC warns of illicit use of its logo

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) told the public to refrain from engaging with online pages that appropriate its official logo on social media for exploitative reasons.

SEC drafts rules to empower minority investors

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is drafting rules to allow minority investors of listed companies to call for meetings and add items to meeting agendas.

SEC warns about resellers’ schemes

OPERATORS of unauthorized investment schemes posing as resellers have sprung up recently, calling the attention of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to warn the public against investing in these.

SEC flags five more unlicensed groups duping investors

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has found five more illegal investment groups luring the public into investment scams.

Shareholder nod needed in 51% asset sale — SEC

CORPORATIONS planning to sell 51% of assets and properties will now require stockholder approval, based on new rules by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

SEC warns investors of more shady schemes during crisis

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) warned the public anew of more groups peddling fraudulent investments. In a statement on Wednesday, SEC noted five groups,...

SEC gives P2B in gov’t fight vs COVID-19

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is giving P2 billion to the national government as aid in the fight against the coronavirus disease 2019...

SEC warns of more scams amid coronavirus crisis

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is warning the public against investing in groups looking to take advantage of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis.

SEC suspends penalties

THE SECURITIES and Exchange Commission (SEC) is suspending cumulative penalties on companies for the period of the enhanced community quarantine over Luzon.

SEC to firms: use digital platform

THE SECURITIES and Exchange Commission (SEC) is encouraging the public to make use of its digital platform for corporate registration while its physical office is closed due to the Luzon quarantine.

SEC accepts electronic signature, unnotarized corporate filing

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will now accept corporate filings with electronic signatures and are unnotarized sent through e-mail while Luzon is on lockdown.

SEC warns versus ‘Narcfunds’ scheme

THE country’s corporate regulator is warning the public against investing in a group called Narcfunds/Narcsfund, which it said is operating without a license.

SEC tells firms to secure work pass for employees

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is asking capital markets institutions to fix employee requirements to be exempted from the Luzon-wide quarantine.

SEC releases rules on GIS filing during lockdown

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is allowing corporations to submit their general information sheets (GIS) via different methods while Luzon is under quarantine.

SEC temporarily changes filing rules amid lockdown

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is temporarily changing the rules for the filing of structured and current reports for corporations during the government’s lockdown period.