A New Approach For The SEC

Law360, New York (June 16, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The United States Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") is hard at work remaking and re-energizing both its image and law enforcement role.

It is also trying to ensure its survival as the premier agency overseeing the financial markets. It has assembled a new team at the helm, including a former federal prosecutor as head of the Enforcement Division and a new SEC Chairman, Mary Schapiro, who has committed herself to revitalizing the agency and has the Washington regulatory background to succeed.

The SEC had long taken...
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