SEC Inspector General To Step Down

Law360, New York (January 17, 2012, 5:58 PM EST) -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced Tuesday that Inspector General H. David Kotz would leave his post at the end of January, ending a tumultuous four-year term as the internal watchdog for the agency.

Kotz, who took his position with the SEC in December 2007, was a central figure in several major scandals at the frequently embattled agency, ranging from accusations that the SEC blew off tips that could have led to the fall of Bernard L. Madoff to the revelation that SEC staffers had...
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