Monday, June 22, 2015

SEC Interprets Terms In Securities Laws To Include Same-Sex Marriages

The Securities and Exchange Commission on June 19 issued Release No. 33-9850 (full text) formally interpreting the terms "spouse" and "marriage" in the federal securities laws and rules to include same-sex spouses and same-sex marriages where the couple is lawfully married under state law, regardless of their domicile.