SEC's Atkins To Leave At End Of Term

Law360, New York (May 6, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Paul Atkins, one of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's three current commissioners, announced Monday that he will leave the SEC after his term ends in June.

Atkins, who was appointed by President Bush in 2002 and has served two terms, said he plans to remain in office until a successor is appointed and takes office. The SEC did not disclose whether Atkins has a new job lined up.

President Bush plans to nominate Washington University School of Law professor Troy Paredes to fill Atkins' seat,...
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