Davis Polk Partner To Counsel SEC Investment Management Unit

Law360, New York (December 13, 2012, 6:05 PM EST) -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Thursday that it has tapped Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP partner Danforth Townley to provide counsel in its division of investment management, the unit that oversees and regulates that multitrillion dollar industry.

Townley will join the SEC in January 2013 as an attorney fellow in the investment management division. The SEC's investment management oversight is intended to protect investors and promote capital formation.

“We are pleased to announce that Dan is joining the division of investment management. He has...
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