SEC Enforcement Finally Fills Chief Accountant Job

Law360, New York (March 25, 2010, 5:47 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has named Howard A. Scheck as the chief accountant for its enforcement division, filling a spot that's been vacant for more than a year and trying to reassure investors that enforcing accounting fraud is still high on the agency's to-do list.

Scheck, who previously worked at the SEC for 10 years, is expected to start in his new position in mid-April, the SEC said Thursday.

“Financial statement and accounting fraud are high enforcement priorities for the SEC, and Howard is...
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