Ex-SEC Chair Warns Of Adviser Exam Shortfall 'Disaster'

Law360, New York (November 10, 2017, 5:46 PM EST) -- Former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White on Friday sounded an alarm about the agency’s inability to conduct regular inspections of most registered investment advisers, calling it “a disaster waiting to happen” if the pace can’t be picked up.

Speaking at a Practising Law Institute event in New York, White didn’t elaborate on what she meant by disaster, but she said it was one of the things that greatly concerned her during her tenure as Wall Street’s top cop.

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