Don't Knock SEC's Revolving Door, Experts Say

Law360, New York (February 11, 2013, 8:21 PM EST) -- A new report Monday raises fresh questions over the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s revolving door, but experts say concerns about attorneys who jump between the agency and private firms may be overblown.

The report by the Project On Government Oversight, or POGO, takes aim at the revolving door that shuttles many of the nation’s top securities attorneys between the SEC and private practice. Between 2001 and 2010, more than 400 SEC alumni filed nearly 2,000 disclosure forms saying they planned to represent an employer or...
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