The SEC announced today that James A. Clarkson has been appointed Acting Regional Director of the SEC’s New York Regional Office. In that role, Mr. Clarkson is responsible for the investigation and prosecution of enforcement actions and the performance of compliance inspections in the region.
The SEC stated that Mr. Clarkson currently serves as the Director of Regional Office Operations in the Division of Enforcement at the SEC’s Washington, D.C., headquarters. He will continue in that position and split his time between Washington and New York until a permanent Regional Director is appointed. Mr. Clarkson has worked at the SEC for more than 30 years.