White To Name Debevoise Cohort As SEC Enforcement Head

Law360, New York (April 18, 2013, 6:52 PM EDT) -- Newly installed U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Jo White will soon appoint as enforcement director her former colleague at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, onetime prosecutor Andrew J. Ceresney, a person familiar with the matter said Thursday.

A formal announcement may come in a matter of weeks, according to the source, who asked not to be identified. Ceresney has been making frequent visits to the SEC’s Washington offices recently, according to another person familiar with the matter who requested anonymity.

White’s choice of Ceresney was...
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