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Elisse Walter Designated the New SEC Chairman

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The White House announced today that Elisse Walter will serve as SEC Chairman when Chairman Schapiro departs next month.  The concurrent appointment of a successor to Chairman Schapiro from among the Commissioners could bode well for keeping the broad range of initiatives that the SEC has been pursuing on track, including the rulemaking required under… Continue Reading

SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro to Step Down

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The SEC announced today that Mary Schapiro will step down from her position as SEC Chairman next month, after nearly four years in office.  Chairman Schapiro has been deeply involved in the agency’s response to capital-raising concerns of issuers and the agency’s response to the JOBS Act, directing the SEC’s staff to look closely at… Continue Reading