Entity: Securities and Exchange Commission

Investigations Update: State and Local Officials Involved in Capitol Attack

January 26, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into the events leading up to the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, including the involvement of state attorneys general and local government officials.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Records Concerning Political Appointees Converting to Career Status

January 21, 2021
FOIA records request to multiple agencies seeking SF-50s for political appointees converting to career status, as well as records to identify requests and responses from the Office of Personnel Management regarding passing over preference eligibles.

FOIA to OPM and SEC Regarding Political Appointees Converting to Career Status

January 15, 2021
FOIA request to the Office of Personnel Management and the Securities and Exchange Commission seeking records for political appointees converting to career status, including resumes and SF-50 forms.

Glomar Response from SEC Regarding Federal Probe into Senators Loeffler and Inhofe

September 17, 2020
The Securities and Exchange Commission provided a “Glomar” response to American Oversight, refusing to confirm or deny the existence of email communications of specific, high-ranking officials regarding a now-closed federal probe into Senators Kelly Loeffler and Jim Inhofe.

FOIA to SEC Seeking Calendars for Chairman Jay Clayton

July 27, 2020
FOIA to the Securities and Exchange Commission seeking the calendars of Chairman Jay Clayton.

FOIA to SEC Seeking Communications Relating to Southern District of New York

July 27, 2020
FOIA to the Securities and Exchange Commission seeking communications containing key terms relating to the Southern District of New York.

FOIA to SEC Seeking Communications Between Chairman Jay Clayton and Attorney General Barr

July 27, 2020
FOIA to Securities and Exchange Commission seeking communications between Chairman Jay Clayton and Attorney General William Barr.

Investigations Update: Family Separation, Unmarked Law Enforcement, and Trump’s Campaign Rallies

June 30, 2020
Here’s a look at the investigations our team has been pursuing through public records requests and Freedom of Information Act litigation in the last week.

FOIA to SEC for Emails of High-Ranking Officials Regarding a Federal Probe into Senators Loeffler and Inhofe

June 24, 2020
FOIA request to the Securities and Exchange Commission for the email communications of specific, high-ranking officials regarding a now-closed federal probe into Senators Kelly Loeffler and Jim Inhofe.

No Records Response from SEC Regarding Shadow Banking Regulations

March 24, 2020
No Records Response from Securities and Exchange Commission in response to American Oversight's request for external communications regarding the regulation of nonbank financial entities.