SEC Considers Shortening 10-Day Window for Investors to Disclose Large Stakes in Companies [Video]

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WASHINGTON—The Securities and Exchange Commission is considering speeding up the deadline for investors to alert the market when they amass an ownership stake of more than 5% of a company’s stock.

SEC Chairman Gary Gensler on Wednesday said he has asked staff to consider updating those rules, which have been a point of contention for years between activist investors and public companies.

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