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By Securities Docket on February 16, 2017, 5:38 pm
Serving as acting chairman of a federal agency is the Washington equivalent of being all dressed up with nowhere to go. The temporary position doesn’t entail much aside from keeping the seat warm until the new boss arrives. But that’s not how the acting chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Michael Piwowar, sees […]
By Securities Docket on February 16, 2017, 10:05 am
Mr. Piwowar’s goal wasn’t necessarily to reduce the number of enforcement cases pursued by the SEC, these people said, but was aimed at bringing consistency to a process he felt could be driven by differing standards and wasn’t subject to ample commission oversight. Specifically, Mr. Piwowar revoked authority that had given a broader group of […]