SEC Nominee Promises Tough Enforcement Ahead Of Hearing

Law360, Los Angeles (March 11, 2013, 7:25 PM EDT) -- Mary Jo White, President Barack Obama's choice to lead the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, vowed "bold and unrelenting" steps to strengthen the enforcement function of the SEC in her prepared testimony ahead of Tuesday's highly anticipated confirmation hearing.

If confirmed, White, who was nominated for the post by the president on Jan. 24, would replace current SEC Chairman Elisse Walter, who took the helm after Mary Schapiro stepped down from the post in December.

The U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs released...
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