Monthly Archives: February 2017

SEC Chief Scales Back Powers of Enforcement Staff – WSJ

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 enforcement division staff the power…

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Mary Jo White to Rejoin Debevoise & Plimpton – The New York Times

Ms. White, who announced plans in November to leave the Securities and Exchange Commission as its chairwoman, will serve as senior chairwoman of the law firm, focusing on counseling boards and representing clients on significant and delicate legal matters, including companies facing crises involving multifaceted government investigations and cases. via Mary Jo White to Rejoin Debevoise & Plimpton – The…

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