Report: Revolving Door At SEC Killed Reforms, Mary Jo White Case In Point

By: Tuesday February 12, 2013 7:00 am

In news that is not surprising to anyone with a firing neuron in their brain, a report by the Project on Government Oversight (POGO) finds that the incestuous nature of the SEC-Wall Street relationship caused reform efforts in the money market fund industry to fail. Former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission staffers who now work [...]

SEC Head Nominee Mary Jo White Facing Scrutiny

By: Friday January 25, 2013 6:05 am

Yesterday President Obama nominated Mary Jo White to head the Securities and Exchange Commission. The administration and establishment media highlighted White’s experience as a prosecutor and hinted at the possibility of a more aggressive SEC. But now that there has been time to digest the nomination there seems to be some familiar problems. Mary Jo [...]

Obama Nominates Mary Jo White For SEC Commissioner and Richard Cordray to Head CFPB

By: Thursday January 24, 2013 12:01 pm

President Obama announced his nominees for heading the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today. Mary Jo White is the nominee to head the SEC. A former prosecutor and corporate attorney at Debevoise & Plimpton. Many are pointing to her experience as a prosecutor as an indication the Obama Administration might [...]

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