EXCLUSIVE: SEC Admin Court Appeals Languish Under White

By Ed Beeson (July 24, 2015, 8:02 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has taken on average six months longer to decide appeals of agency administrative proceedings and other matters during Mary Jo White's tenure as boss than it did under her predecessor, a Law360 analysis of agency data has found.

Law360 examined five years of commission opinions, from July 2010 through June 2015, covering comparable amounts of time under White and former Chair Mary Schapiro. The long delay in rendering opinions of the commission — averaging nearly a year and a half over the course of White's term — is due in part to the increasing volume...

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