Daily Archives: February 18, 2021, 5:45 pm

Manhattan D.A. Recruits Top Prosecutor for Trump Inquiry – The New York Times

As the Manhattan district attorney’s office steps up the criminal investigation of Donald J. Trump, it has reached outside its ranks to enlist a prominent former federal prosecutor to help scrutinize financial dealings at the former president’s company, according to several people with knowledge of the matter. The former prosecutor, Mark F. Pomerantz, has deep experience investigating and defending white-collar…

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Apollo Names Ex-SEC Chairman Jay Clayton as Lead Independent Director – WSJ

Apollo Global Management Inc. has appointed former Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton to the newly created role of lead independent director on its board, the latest step in a sweeping overhaul of corporate governance at the investment firm. Mr. Clayton, who stepped down from his role at the SEC in December, will also return to Sullivan & Cromwell…

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