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New Chief Counsel For SEC Chairman

Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White today announced that she has appointed Robert E. Rice, 57, as her Chief Counsel. A former federal prosecutor, Mr. Rice comes to the SEC from Deutsche Bank AG in New York, where … Continue reading

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SEC’s Trip to the Woodshed (Again)

Tomorrow, Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at 2 pm, the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will hold a hearing titled “Examining the SEC’s Failure to Implement the JOBS Act and its Impact on Economic Growth.” This hearing will examine the … Continue reading

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White In; Crowdfunding to be Done, But Done Right

The U.S. Senate yesterday, by unanimous consent, confirmed Mary Jo White as the new Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. She will be sworn in on Friday. The Washington Post reported that “Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) told … Continue reading

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Getting Back to the Starting Gate

With the Senate Banking Committee overwhelmingly approving the President’s nomination of Mary Jo White to be the new Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission by a vote of 21-to-1, we may be one step closer to crowd funding regulations. … Continue reading

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Crowd Funding On The Radar

At her confirmation hearing before the Senate Banking Committee yesterday, attorney Mary Jo White, President Obama’s nominee to head the Securities and Exchange Commission, stated that one of her top priorities upon being sworn in is to “quickly push to … Continue reading

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Rumor Central:

The Obama Administration is floating former federal prosecutor Mary Jo White as the possible head of the SEC. Her views on crowd funding are unknown at this time. http://lnkd.in/DvWqca

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A Gentle Push from Congress

Congress has apparently now also come to the conclusion that the SEC will not have Crowd Funding regulations published by the statutory deadline of December 31st. See the bi-partisan letter to departing Chairman Schapiro urging at least the issuance of … Continue reading

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