SEC Names New Deputy Chief Accountant

Law360, New York (August 2, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Wednesday it has tapped Dr. Zoe-Vonna Palmrose, an auditing professor at the University of Southern California, to join the agency as its Deputy Chief Accountant for Professional Practice.

"Dr. Palmrose has dedicated her entire career to the service of investors and to the quality of the financial information on which they rely," said Chairman Christopher Cox in a statement. "Her path-breaking work on the deterrence of accounting fraud and the determinants of restatements, including internal controls, and her extensive...
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