SEC ETF Overview

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is an agency of the U.S. federal government. It enforces the federal securities laws as well as regulates the securities industry (e.g., stock and option exchanges) in the U.S., including the creation, responsibilities and limitations of exchange-traded funds.

ETF.com Live Chat!

Live Chat: Understanding ETF.com's Stock Finder

Dave Nadig answers readers' ETF questions in real time. Here's the transcript.

ETF.com Live Chat!

Live Chat: Vanguard's Game Changer

Dave Nadig answers readers' ETF questions in real time. Here's the transcript.

Podcasts

ETF Prime Podcast: SEC Rule's Impact

Dave Nadig discusses the implications of the SEC's latest ETF rule proposal, plus a chat with Salt Financial's CIO and insights on two newly launched ETFs.  

ETF.com Analysis

New ETF Rule’s Hidden Costs

SEC proposed making it easier to launch an ETF, but there are some new hurdles.

ETF.com Live Chat!

Live Chat: Dissecting The SEC Meeting

Dave Nadig answers readers' ETF questions in real time. Here's the transcript.

Features and News

SEC Backs Major ETF Rule Change

The so-called ETF Rule would reduce the time and cost necessary for new issuers to launch most—but not all—ETFs. 

Features and News

SEC Considering Major ETF Rule Change

The so-called ETF Rule has been a topic of discussion for the past 10 years or so.

ETF.com Analysis

Blockchain ETFs By Any Other Name

SEC’s aversion to using ‘blockchain’ on blockchain ETFs isn’t helping investors.

Features and News

Ethereum Founder ‘Unconcerned’ About SEC

Commodity or security? Neither, says Ethereum co-founder Joe Lubin.