SEC Commissioner Mark T. Uyeda warned that rapid change to securities regulations can have wide-spread consequences and that the benefits of globalizing capital markets can only be achieved through "responsible regulation."
In a Report to the House Financial Services Committee, GAO found that poor liquidity and risk management practices were factors contributing to the failure of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank. GAO said that regulators identified these risks, but failed to sufficiently address them.
SEC Chair Gary Gensler testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services in support of a 2024 budget request of $2.436 billion for the agency.
In testimony before the Senate Banking Committee, SEC Chair Gary Gensler outlined the agency's responses to current forces changing the face of finance from new "[f]inancial technologies and business models, from predictive data analytics to crypto."
The SEC added 20 new positions to the Division of Enforcements Crypto Assets and Cyber Unit. The Unit combats fraud and other abuses in crypto markets.