Jessica Wachter was appointed the SEC's chief economist and director of the division of economic and risk analysis.
Institutional investors are warming to the idea of investing in digital assets.
Two public pension funds in Virginia were the first asset owners to commit to a fund that invests primarily in blockchain technology firms.
Lawmakers and regulators called for legislation to provide a replacement framework for outstanding financial contracts tied to LIBOR.
The Federal Reserve is launching a committee to identify, assess and address climate-related financial stability risks.
Three key Republican senators want the Labor Department to reverse course on its decision to not enforce two Trump-era rules.
The DOL's non-enforcement policy for two Trump-era rules is welcome news for fiduciaries, but an ESG-investing boom isn't expected just yet.
The Department of Labor will not enforce two high-profile rules promulgated during the Trump administration.
LIBOR is going away and the transition to new rates has plenty of hurdles.
Two key Republican House members have reintroduced a bill that would prohibit states from imposing taxes on financial transactions.
The SEC's exam priorities in 2021 will focus on climate-related risks and conflicts of interests for brokers and investment advisers.
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee approved the nomination of Marty Walsh as labor secretary in a 18-4 vote.
The South Carolina Retirement System Investment Commission revamped its portfolio by taking a more passive approach.
President Joe Biden withdrew nominations for three Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board nominees made by predecessor Donald Trump.
SEC Commissioner Hester M. Peirce is optimistic the agency will provide clarity on cryptocurrency assets with Gary Gensler at the helm.
The Department of Labor appointed five new members to its ERISA Advisory Council.
Hopes are high for Congress to pass another retirement security package in 2021.