An agency ethics office has given the chief of the Securities and Exchange Commission the go-ahead to end her recusal from cases involving a major bank that was among her prior clients at a Wall Street law firm.
Mary Jo White received word in a Feb. 6 letter that waiving a part of her standard conflict-of-interest ethics pledge applying to the international bank Credit Suisse “will directly serve the public interest,” according to SEC ethics counsel Shira Pavis Minton.
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