SEC Makeover Continues As Corporate Finance Head Bows Out

Law360, New York (December 4, 2012, 3:23 PM EST) -- Meredith Cross will step down as the director of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's corporate finance unit at the end of the year, the agency announced Tuesday, marking the second high-profile leadership shake-up at the SEC in as many weeks.

Cross, who has led the SEC’s Division of Corporate Finance since June 2009, oversaw the unit’s implementation of the sweeping Dodd-Frank Act and the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, an effort to loosen securities laws for small businesses. Cross also helped review prominent initial public...
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