Less Is More For Cox

Law360, New York (October 17, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- With tongue only halfway in cheek, the chairman of the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission is urging lawyers to use clear, plain language in disclosure statements, calling on the likes of Clint Eastwood to help prove his point.

SEC chairman Christopher Cox took to the podium on Monday to emphasize the need for more transparency in disclosure statements while delivering the keynote address at the Center for Plain Language Symposium.

“I'll get right to the point, because after all, this is a plain language conference,” he...
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