17 CFR 200.30-14 - Delegation of authority to the General Counsel.

§ 200.30-14 Delegation of authority to the General Counsel.
Pursuant to the provisions of Pub. L. 101-181, 101 Stat. 1254, 101 Stat. 1255, 15 U.S.C. 78d-1, 15 U.S.C. 78d-2, and 5 U.S.C. 552a(d)(2)(B)(ii), the Securities and Exchange Commission hereby delegates, until the Commission orders otherwise, the following functions to the General Counsel of the Commission, to be performed by him or her or under his or her direction by such person or persons as may be designated from time to time by the Chairman of the Commission:
(a) Grant waivers of imputed disqualification requested pursuant to 17 CFR 200.735-8(d).
(b) Determine whether the Commission will submit, after consultation with any Division or Office of the Commission designated by the Commission, and amicus curiae brief in private litigation on issues previously considered and designated by the Commission as appropriate for the exercise of delegated authority. A list of the issues designated by the Commission as subject to this delegated authority and, where determined by the Commission, the position to be taken on each such issue, may be obtained on request addressed to Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, DC 20549.
(c) Determine the appropriate disposition of all Freedom of Information Act and confidential treatment appeals in accordance with §§ 200.80(d)(6), 200.80(e)(4), 200.83(e), 200.83(f), and 200.83(h).
(d) Determine the appropriate disposition of all Privacy Act appeals and related matters in accordance with §§ 200.304 (a) and (c); 200.307 (a) and (b); 200.308(a) (4)-(10); 200.308(b) (1)-(4); and 200.309(e) (1) and (2).
(e) File notices of appearance in bankruptcy reorganization cases under section 1109(a) of the Bankruptcy Code involving debtors, the securities of which are registered or required to be registered under section 12 of the Securities Exchange Act.
(f) Approve non-expert, non-privileged, factual testimony by present or former staff members, and the production of non-privileged documents, when validly subpoenaed; and assert governmental privileges on behalf of the Commission in litigation where the Commission appears as a party or in response to third party subpoenas.
(g)
(1) With respect to proceedings conducted pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, 15 U.S.C. 77a et seq., the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, 15 U.S.C. 78a et seq., the Trust Indenture Act of 1939, 15 U.S.C. 77aaa et seq., the Investment Company Act of 1940, 15 U.S.C. 80a-1 et seq., the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, 15 U.S.C. 80b-1 et seq., the Securities Investor Protection Act of 1970, 15 U.S.C. 78aaa et seq., the provisions of Rule 102(e) of the Commission Rules of Practice, § 201.102(e) of this chapter, and Title I of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, 15 U.S.C. 7211-7219:
(i) To consider an application for review of an interlocutory ruling which an administrative law judge has refused to certify, and to deny such application upon determining that the administrative law judge did not err in refusing to certify the matter.
(ii) To consider an interlocutory ruling which an administrative judge has certified, and to affirm such ruling upon determining that such action is appropriate.
(iii) To issue any order pursuant to an initial decision as to any person who has not filed a petition for review within the time provided, or has withdrawn his appeal, where the Commission has not on its own motion ordered that the initial decision be reviewed.
(iv) Except where the Commission otherwise directs, to issue findings and orders pursuant to offers of settlement which the Commission has determined should be accepted.
(v) To grant petitions for review of initial decisions by a hearing officer.
(vi) To grant motions of staff counsel to discontinue administrative proceedings as to a particular respondent who has died or cannot be found, or because of a mistake in the identity of a respondent named in the order for proceedings.
(vii) To request additional briefs or grant requests for the submission of late or additional briefs, or the acceptance of affidavits or other material for inclusion in the record or in support of motions or petitions addressed to the Commission.
(viii) To issue an order dismissing an application for review upon the request of the applicant that the application be withdrawn.
(ix) To issue an order dismissing an exemptive application upon the request of the applicant that the application be withdrawn.
(x) To determine motions to consolidate proceedings pending before the Commission.
(xi) To determine whether to permit or require that a record of proceedings be supplemented with additional evidence.
(xii) To issue an order setting the effective date of sanctions that were stayed pending appeal to the federal courts, upon issuance of the mandate affirming the Commission's order imposing those sanctions.
(xiii) To issue a briefing schedule order pursuant to Rule 450 of the Commission's Rules of Practice, § 201.450 of this chapter.
(xiv) To determine motions for expedited briefing schedules.
(xv) To issue an order raising, pursuant to the provisions of Rule 411(d) of the Commission's Rules of Practice, § 201.411(d) of this chapter, any matter relating to whether any sanction, and if so what sanction, is in the public interest.
(2) With respect to proceedings conducted pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933 (15 U.S.C. 77a et seq.), the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78a et seq.), the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-1 et seq.), the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 ( 15 U.S.C. 80b-1 et seq.), the Securities Investor Protection Act of 1970 (15 U.S.C. 78aaa et seq.) and the provisions of Rule 102(e) of the Commission's Rules of Practice (§ 201.102(e) of this chapter), to issue findings and orders taking the remedial action described in the order for proceedings where the respondents expressly consent to such action, fail to appear or default in the filing of answers required to be filed; or to grant a request, based upon a showing of good cause, to vacate an order of default, so as to permit presentation of a defense.
(3) With respect to proceedings conducted pursuant to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78a et seq.), to issue an order dismissing an application for review of a denial by a self-regulatory organization of an application by a person subject to statutory disqualification to become associated with a member firm upon receipt of notice from the self-regulatory organization that the firm is no longer a member of the self-regulatory organization.
(4) With respect to proceedings conducted under sections 19(d), (e), and (f) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, 15 U.S.C. 78s(d), (e), and (f), and Title I of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, 15 U.S.C. 7211-7219, to determine that an application for review under any of those sections has been abandoned, under the provisions of Rule 420 or 440 of the Commission's Rules of Practice, § 201.420 or 201.440 of this chapter, or otherwise, and accordingly to issue an order dismissing the application.
(5) With respect to proceedings conducted pursuant to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, 15 U.S.C. 78a et seq., the Investment Company Act of 1940, 15 U.S.C. 80a-1 et seq., the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, 15 U.S.C. 80b-1 et seq., the provisions of Rule 102(e) of the Commission's Rules of Practice, § 201.102(e) of this chapter, and Title I of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, 15 U.S.C. 7211-7219, to determine applications to stay Commission orders pending appeal of those orders to the federal courts and to determine application to vacate such stays.
(6) With respect to review proceedings pursuant to Sections 19 (d), (e), and (f) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78s (d), (e), and (f)), to determine applications for a stay of action taken by a self-regulatory organization pending Commission review of that action and to determine applications to vacate such stays.
(7) In connection with Commission review of actions taken by self-regulatory organizations pursuant to sections 19(d), (e), and (f) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, 15 U.S.C. 78s(d), (e), and (f), or by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board pursuant to Title I of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, 15 U.S.C. 7211-7219, to grant or deny requests for oral argument in accordance with the provisions of Rule 451 of the Commission's Rules of Practice, § 201.451 of this chapter.
(8) In connection with Commission review of actions taken by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board pursuant to Title I of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, 15 U.S.C. 7211-7219, to determine whether to lift the automatic stay of a disciplinary sanction.
(h) Notwithstanding anything in paragraph (g) of this section, the functions described in paragraph (g) of this section are not delegated to the General Counsel with respect to proceedings in which the Chairman or the General Counsel determines that separation of functions requirements or other circumstances would make inappropriate the General Counsel's exercise of such delegated functions. With respect to such proceedings, such functions are delegated to the Executive Assistant to the Chairman pursuant to § 200.30-16 of this chapter.
(i) Notwithstanding anything in paragraph (g) of this section, in any case described in paragraph (g) of this section in which the General Counsel believes it appropriate, he or she may submit the matter to the Commission.
(j) With respect to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78a et seq.):
(1) To administer the provisions of § 240.24c-1 of this chapter; provided that access to nonpublic information as defined in such section shall be provided only with the concurrence of the head of the Commission division or office responsible for such information or the files containing such information.
(2) To administer the provisions of section 24(d) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78x(d)).
(k) To refer matters and information concerning possible professional misconduct to state bar associations and other state professional boards or societies.
(l) File applications in district court under Section 21(e)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78u(e)(1)) to obtain orders commanding persons to comply with Commission orders.
(m)
(1) To designate officers empowered to administer oaths and affirmations, subpoena witnesses, compel their attendance, take evidence, and require the production of any books, papers, correspondence, memoranda, contracts, agreements, or other records in the course of investigations instituted by the Commission pursuant to Section 21 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78u) including for possible violations by attorneys of Rule 102(e) of the Commission Rules of Practice (17 CFR 201.102(e)).
(2) To terminate the authority of officers to administer oaths and affirmations, subpoena witnesses, compel their attendance, take evidence, and require the production of any books, papers, correspondence, memoranda, contracts, agreements, or other records in the course of investigations instituted by the Commission pursuant to Section 21 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78u) including for possible violations by attorneys of Rule 102(e) of the Commission Rules of Practice (17 CFR 201.102(e)).
[47 FR 20288, May 12, 1982]
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Title 17 published on 2014-04-01

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United States Code
USC: Title 5a

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U.S. Code: Title 5 - GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION AND EMPLOYEES
U.S. Code: Title 11 - BANKRUPTCY
U.S. Code: Title 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE

§ 77e - Prohibitions relating to interstate commerce and the mails

§ 77f - Registration of securities

§ 77g - Information required in registration statement

§ 77h - Taking effect of registration statements and amendments thereto

§ 77j - Information required in prospectus

15 U.S. Code § -

§ 77q - Fraudulent interstate transactions

§ 77s - Special powers of Commission

§ 77u - Hearings by Commission

§ 77ggg - Qualification of indentures covering securities not required to be registered

§ 77hhh - Integration of procedure with Securities Act and other Acts

§ 77sss - Rules, regulations, and orders

§ 77uuu - Special powers of the Commission

§ 78a - Short title

§ 78b - Necessity for regulation

§ 78c - Definitions and application

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

§ 78d - Securities and Exchange Commission

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

§ 78e - Transactions on unregistered exchanges

§ 78f - National securities exchanges

§ 78g - Margin requirements

§ 78h - Restrictions on borrowing and lending by members, brokers, and dealers

§ 78i - Manipulation of security prices

§ 78j - Manipulative and deceptive devices

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

§ 78k - Trading by members of exchanges, brokers, and dealers

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § -

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

§ 78m - Periodical and other reports

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

§ 78n - Proxies

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § -

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

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15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

§ 78p - Directors, officers, and principal stockholders

§ 78q - Records and reports

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

§ 78r - Liability for misleading statements

§ 78s - Registration, responsibilities, and oversight of self-regulatory organizations

§ 78t - Liability of controlling persons and persons who aid and abet violations

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

§ 78u - Investigations and actions

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

§ 78v - Hearings by Commission

§ 78w - Rules, regulations, and orders; annual reports

§ 78x - Public availability of information

§ 78y - Court review of orders and rules

§ 78z - Unlawful representations

§ 78aa - Jurisdiction of offenses and suits

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

§ 78bb - Effect on existing law

§ 78cc - Validity of contracts

§ 78dd - Foreign securities exchanges

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

§ 78ee - Transaction fees

§ 78ff - Penalties

§ 78gg - Separability

§ 78hh - Effective date

15 U.S. Code § 32, 33 - Repealed.

§ 78ii - Omitted

§ 78jj - Repealed.

§ 78kk - Authorization of appropriations

15 U.S. Code § -

§ 78mm - General exemptive authority

§ 78nn - Tennessee Valley Authority

15 U.S. Code § -

§ 78pp - Investor Advisory Committee

§ 78d note - Securities and Exchange Commission

§ 78eee - Protection of customers

15 U.S. Code § 79 to 79z–6 - Repealed.

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§ 7202 - Commission rules and enforcement

§ 7211 - Establishment; administrative provisions

§ 7212 - Registration with the Board

§ 7213 - Auditing, quality control, and independence standards and rules

§ 7214 - Inspections of registered public accounting firms

§ 7215 - Investigations and disciplinary proceedings

§ 7216 - Foreign public accounting firms

§ 7217 - Commission oversight of the Board

§ 7218 - Accounting standards

§ 7219 - Funding

§ 7220 - Definitions

U.S. Code: Title 29 - LABOR
U.S. Code: Title 44 - PUBLIC PRINTING AND DOCUMENTS
Statutes at Large
Presidential Documents

Executive Order ... 11222

Executive Order ... 12356

Executive Order ... 12600

Reorganization ... 1950 Plan No. 10

Title 17 published on 2014-04-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 17 CFR 200 after this date.

  • 2014-06-27; vol. 79 # 124 - Friday, June 27, 2014
    1. 79 FR 36443 - Freedom of Information Act Regulations: Fee Schedule, Addition of Appeal Time Frame, and Miscellaneous Administrative Changes
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      SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
      Proposed rule.
      Comments should be received by July 28, 2014.
      17 CFR Part 200