Sylvia M. Scott, a partner at the law firm Freeman, Freeman & Smiley, LLP, specializes in securities regulation and litigation. As head of the firm’s Securities Practice Group, Sylvia M. Scott has had opportunities to present cases before numerous regulatory agencies, including the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
The SEC’s main responsibilities consist of interpreting securities laws, creating new relevant regulations, and coordinating U.S. securities regulation with both national and international authorities. The SEC also oversees markets to ensure that they are fair, organized, and efficient.
The SEC also monitors securities exchanges, securities brokers and dealers, registered investment advisers, and mutual funds.