Freedom of Information Act Regulations Changes Proposed

January 23, 2018

The Securities and Exchange Commission is proposing changes to its regulations under the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”). Issued as the proposed rule, Amendments to the Commission’s Freedom of Information Act Regulations, the proposed amendments would reflect required changes according to the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016. The changes would also clarify and revise the language of numerous procedural provisions.

Comments on the proposed FOIA changes are due 30 days after publication in the Federal Register.