Who Is Alex Oh? 6 Things To Know About SEC's New Enforcer

By Dean Seal (April 22, 2021, 10:08 PM EDT) -- Gary Gensler's first major action after being confirmed to lead the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for the next five years was to name Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP partner Alex Oh as director of the agency's enforcement division Thursday.

Oh has been a white collar defense attorney for two decades after spending 3½ as an assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York, where she led high-profile accounting and securities fraud prosecutions.

"I'm excited to join the Division of Enforcement's team of deeply talented and committed public servants," Oh said in a statement. "I am committed...

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