SEC Recalls Ex-Counsel To Lead Corp. Finance Unit

Law360, New York (April 14, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- WilmerHale LLP partner Meredith B. Cross will be returning to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to serve as director of the Division of Corporation Finance, the regulator announced Tuesday.

Cross is “a sensible problem solver and a brilliant mind on corporate securities law,” SEC Chairman Mary L. Schapiro said in a statement, adding that Cross' years of experience serving as counsel both within the agency and in private practice makes her an ideal candidate to lead the division as it comes under increasing scrutiny for...
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