Daily Archives: April 29, 2014, 12:39 pm

SEC Chair Mary Jo White Named One of TIME’s ‘100 Most Influential People in the World’ – Compliance Week

Last week, TIME Magazine released its annual list of the “100 most influential people in the world,” headlined by the woman featured on the cover, Beyoncé. Also notably included on this list was SEC Chair Mary Jo White. White was included in the “Pioneers” category and her entry, titled “Wall Street’s top watchdog,” was written by none other than Preet Bharara,…

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Busting Insider Trading: As Pointless as Prohibition – WSJ.com

… The story for today is that we are repeating the errors of Prohibition. We see federal prosecutors making names for themselves by convicting mostly low-level functionaries. We see the so-called corruption of otherwise good folks, including medical researchers and high-tech specialists, with valuable information. Yet with so much wealth at stake, this “corruption” surely goes far beyond what prosecutors…

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