Federal law enforcement authorities announced late Thursday that they have formed a task force with state and local officials in South Texas designed to tackle fraud schemes targeting victims of Hurricane Harvey. At the same time, SEC Regional Director Shamoil Shipchandler tells The Texas Lawbook that the federal agency is closely watching the impact that Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent flooding is having – and potentially could have – on the corporations and financial advisers that it regulates.
Tens of thousands of Texas homeowners and business owners who have suffered billions of dollars in property damages from Hurricane Harvey may soon discover that a new state law eliminates long-time legal incentives for insurance companies to pay victims quickly and fully for their losses.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday named Jessica Magee, a tough-mind prosecutor, to become the agency’s new associate director of enforcement in its Fort Worth Regional Office. The Texas Lawbook has the details.
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