17 CFR 200.735-2 - Policy.

§ 200.735-2 Policy.
(a) The Securities and Exchange Commission has been entrusted by Congress with the protection of the public interest in a highly significant area of our national economy. In view of the effect which Commission action frequently has on the general public, it is important that members, employees and special Government employees maintain unusually high standards of honesty, integrity, impartiality and conduct. They must be constantly aware of the need to avoid situations which might result either in actual or apparent misconduct or conflicts of interest and to conduct themselves in their official relationships in a manner which commands the respect and confidence of their fellow citizens.
(b) For these reasons, members, employees, and special Government employees should at all times abide by the standards of ethical conduct for employees of the executive branch (codified in 5 CFR part 2635); the supplemental standards of ethical conduct for members and employees of the Securities and Exchange Commission (codified in 5 CFR part 4401); the standards of conduct set forth in this subpart; the Canons of ethics for members of the Securities and Exchange Commission (codified in subpart C of this part 200); and, in the case of a person practicing a profession as defined in 5 CFR 2636.305(b)(1), the applicable professional ethical standards.
[45 FR 36064, May 29, 1980, as amended at 75 FR 42276, July 20, 2010]
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§ 200.735-2 Policy.

(a) The Securities and Exchange Commission has been entrusted by Congress with the protection of the public interest in a highly significant area of our national economy. In view of the effect which Commission action frequently has on the general public, it is important that members, employees and special Government employees maintain unusually high standards of honesty, integrity, impartiality and conduct. They must be constantly aware of the need to avoid situations which might result either in actual or apparent misconduct or conflicts of interest and to conduct themselves in their official relationships in a manner which commands the respect and confidence of their fellow citizens.

(b) For these reasons, members, employees, and special Government employees should at all times abide by the standards of ethical conduct for employees of the executive branch (codified in 5 CFR part 2635); the supplemental standards of ethical conduct for members and employees of the Securities and Exchange Commission (codified in 5 CFR part 4401); the standards of conduct set forth in this subpart; the Canons of ethics for members of the Securities and Exchange Commission (codified in subpart C of this part 200); and, in the case of a person practicing a profession as defined in 5 CFR 2636.305(b)(1), the applicable professional ethical standards.

[45 FR 36064, May 29, 1980, as amended at 75 FR 42276, July 20, 2010]

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 5 - APPENDIX
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

§ 77o - Liability of controlling persons

§ 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

§ 78c-1

§ 78c-2

§ 78c-3

§ 78c-4

§ 78c-5

§ 78d - Securities and Exchange Commission

§ 78d-1

§ 78d-2

§ 78d-3

§ 78d-4

§ 78d-5

§ 78d-6

§ 78d-7

§ 78d-8

§ 78d-9

§ 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

§ 78j-1

§ 78j-2

§ 78j-3

§ 78j-4

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

§ 78k-1

§ 78l - Registration requirements for securities

§ 78l-1

§ 78m - Periodical and other reports

§ 78m-1

§ 78m-2

§ 78n - Proxies

§ 78n-1

§ 78n-2

§ 78o - Registration and regulation of brokers and dealers

§ 78o-1

§ 78o-2

§ 78o-3

§ 78o-4

§ 78o-4a

§ 78o-5

§ 78o-6

§ 78o-7

§ 78o-8

§ 78o-9

§ 78o-10

§ 78o-11

§ 78p - Directors, officers, and principal stockholders

§ 78q - Records and reports

§ 78q-1

§ 78q-2

§ 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

§ 78t-1

§ 78u - Investigations and actions

§ 78u-1

§ 78u-2

§ 78u-3

§ 78u-4

§ 78u-5

§ 78u-6

§ 78u-7

§ 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

§ 78aa-1

§ 78bb - Effect on existing law

§ 78cc - Validity of contracts

§ 78dd - Foreign securities exchanges

§ 78dd-1

§ 78dd-2

§ 78dd-3

§ 78ee - Transaction fees

§ 78ff - Penalties

§ 78gg - Separability

§ 78hh - Effective date

§ 78hh-1

§ 78ii - Omitted

§ 78jj - Repealed. Pub. L. 100–181, title III, § 330, Dec. 4, 1987, 101 Stat. 1259

§ 78kk - Authorization of appropriations

§ 78ll - Requirements for the EDGAR system

§ 78mm - General exemptive authority

§ 78nn - Tennessee Valley Authority

§ 78oo - Federal National Mortgage Association, Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, Federal Home Loan Banks

§ 78pp - Investor Advisory Committee

§ 78d note - Securities and Exchange Commission

§ 78eee - Protection of customers

§ 80a-8

§ 80a-20

§ 80a-24

§ 80a-29

§ 80a-37

§ 80a-41

§ 80a-44

§ 80b-3

§ 80b-4

§ 80b-5

§ 80b-9

§ 80b-10

§ 80b-11

§ 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 2015-04-01

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

  • 2015-11-16; vol. 80 # 220 - Monday, November 16, 2015
    1. 80 FR 71388 - Crowdfunding
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      SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
      Final rule.
      The final rules and forms are effective May 16, 2016, except that instruction 3 adding part 227 and instruction 15 amending Form ID are effective January 29, 2016.
      17 CFR Parts 200, 227, 232, 239, 240, 249, 269, and 274