SEC Names Picks To Steer New Enforcement Units

Law360, New York (January 13, 2010, 7:33 PM EST) -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday named a host of agency insiders to head up five new units in its Enforcement Division designed to tackle especially complex areas of securities law.

The SEC has called the implementation of the five units — which will oversee asset management, market abuse, structured and new products, foreign corrupt practices, and municipal securities and public pensions — the “most significant reorganization” of the division since it opened in 1972.

"Two great challenges face every enforcement authority policing our...
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