SEC In Better Shape After Schapiro's Reign, Attys Say

Law360, New York (November 26, 2012, 8:11 PM EST) -- Though her tenure has been marked by controversy, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Schapiro will leave behind a more aggressive and resilient agency than the teetering watchdog she inherited in the wake of the financial crisis, attorneys say.

In a widely expected move, Schapiro announced Monday she would leave the agency Dec. 14 after a four-year term that saw dramatic shifts in SEC enforcement and regulation after the 2008 crisis. The White House said SEC Commissioner Elisse Walter would replace Schapiro as chairman....
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