Trump's SEC Likely To Shrink Back Where White's Expanded

Law360, New York (November 16, 2016, 11:19 PM EST) -- U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White's signature policy of demanding admissions in cases of egregious fraud will likely remain when she steps down in January, but experts said her eventual replacement will probably pull back from her "broken windows" enforcement style and slow the agency's rulemaking flow.

White announced Monday that she will leave the agency when President Barack Obama leaves office, concluding a tenure marked by an aggressive enforcement policy and a significant expansion of the SEC's regulatory framework. According to former SEC enforcement officials and other experts, her departure could bring significant changes to the agency,...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!