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SEC Chair Mary Jo White to step down

Nov 15, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump and Congress will need to fill three out of five seats in the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The SEC's Mary Jo White testifies during a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill on Tuesday in Washington, D.C. 
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Sorry to say, but an apology costs money

Jun 19, 2013
SEC chairman Mary Jo White is pushing for more admissions of wrongdoing in cases of widespread harm to investors .
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairwoman Mary Jo White delivers remarks on May 3, 2013 in Washington, D.C. White is pushing for more admissions of wrongdoing  in cases of  widespread harm to investors .
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SEC rethinks sweetheart settlements

Jun 19, 2013
Many times when companies settle with the Securities and Exchange Commission, they don't have to admit they did anything wrong. That practice may be changing.

Mary Jo White and the cost of recusal at the SEC

Mar 12, 2013
With the Senate Banking Committee taking up the Mary Jo White nomination to head the SEC, at issue are possible conflicts White might have as a former attorney who defended financial institutions and executives against government prosecution.

Obama taps former prosecutor as Wall Street cop

Jan 24, 2013
Mary Jo White battled mobsters and terrorists as U.S. Attorney. Now, she’ll face hedge fund titans and high-speed traders to revive the SEC.
Flanked by Director of the United States Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Richard Cordray (L) and former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Mary Jo White (R) , U.S. President Barack Obama makes a personnel announcement at the State Dining Room of the White House January 24, 2013 in Washington, DC. President Obama nominated Mary Jo White to become the new chairman of Securities and Exchange Commission. He also re-nominated Richard Cordray for the same position Cordray has been holding.
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Obama to nominate Mary Jo White as next SEC chair

Jan 24, 2013
The former U.S. Attorney brings her background in white collar law and mob prosecutions to the role of Wall Street's top cop.