SEC's Post-Election Future Tough Call, Experts Say

Law360, New York (July 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Predicting how the top U.S. securities regulator might alter its course when a new resident moves into the White House is, at this point, anything but a sure bet, experts say.

Current Chairman Christopher Cox has indicated that he intends to step down in February after the new president takes office. But who the future president will choose to head the agency is just as important as who will do the choosing, experts say.

"The direction of the agency is most affected by a change in...
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