NJ Taps Ex-Merrill Lynch Atty For Top Securities Post

Law360, New York (June 21, 2011, 2:16 PM EDT) -- Abbe R. Tiger, a former Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc. attorney who later represented a trader swept up in the Galleon Group LLC insider trading investigation, has been tapped to lead the New Jersey Bureau of Securities, the agency said Tuesday.

"I am very pleased to return to public service at this time,” Tiger said. "We will be proactive in our regulatory oversight of investment professionals, our examination program and our enforcement of New Jersey’s securities statutes and the bureau’s own rules."

The New Jersey Bureau...
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