Appeal by ‘Diva of Distressed’ spotlights SEC in-house court | Reuters

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s controversial use of in-house judges to enforce federal securities laws is about to undergo a major test.

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York on Wednesday will hear arguments over whether to revive a lawsuit by Lynn Tilton, a private equity chief dubbed the “Diva of Distressed,” to block the SEC from pursuing fraud charges in an in-house administrative proceeding instead of federal court.

via Appeal by ‘Diva of Distressed’ spotlights SEC in-house court | Reuters