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Andrew Ceresney to Step Down as SEC Enforcement Director

Andrew Ceresney is set to leave the Securities and Exchange Commission by the end of 2016 as enforcement director after nearly four years in the job. SEC said Thursday Stephanie Avakian, deputy director at SEC’s enforcement division, will succeed Ceresney on an acting basis after he steps down. “Andrew’s tremendous work ethic, commitment to …

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Mark Flannery to Resign as SEC Chief Economist, DERA Director

Mark Flannery, Securities and Exchange Commission chief economist and Division of Economic and Risk Analysis director, will step down from his current roles by the end of 2016 to serve as a finance professor at the University of Florida. SEC said Friday Scott Bauguess, SEC deputy chief economist and DERA deputy director, will take …

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SEC Appoints Wesley Bricker Interim Chief Accountant

The Securities and Exchange Commission has appointed Deputy Chief Accountant Wesley Bricker to the chief accountant role held by James Schnurr on an interim basis as Schnurr recovers from injuries sustained in a bicycle accident. The SEC said Thursday Bricker will serve as the agency’s principal accounting and auditing adviser and also …

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Christopher Hetner Named Cybersecurity Policy Senior Adviser to SEC Chair Mary Jo White

The Securities and Exchange Commission has appointed Christopher Hetner, a cybersecurity lead under SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations, as senior adviser on cybersecurity policy to SEC Chair Mary Jo White. SEC said Thursday Hetner will oversee efforts to implement cybersecurity policy across the agency, collaborate with external stakeholders and help update SEC’s market risk assessment mechanisms under …

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Reuters: Mary Jo White Says Financial System Cyber Policies Insufficient Against Threats

Mary Jo White, Securities and Exchange Commission chair, has said some cyber policies over the U.S.’ financial system are not enough to mitigate risks, Reuters reported Wednesday. White told the Reuters Financial Regulation Summit that SEC discovered some major exchanges, dark pools and clearing houses that did not have adequate cyber policies to address potential threats, Lisa …

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SEC Names Pamela Dyson Full-Time CIO; Mary Jo White Comments

Pamela Dyson has been named chief information officer at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, a role she has held in an acting basis since October 2014. “Pam has been instrumental in our ongoing efforts to enhance the commission’s information technology capabilities,” Mary Jo White, SEC chairperson, said Thursday. Dyson …

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Deloitte Vet James Schnurr Named SEC Chief Accountant; Mary Jo White Comments

James Schnurr, a retired vice chairman and senior professional practice director from Deloitte, will join the Securities and Exchange Commission in October as chief accountant and succeed Paul Beswick. SEC said Tuesday Schnurr will implement accounting and auditing policy, work to help bolster performance of auditors at public companies and offer oversight on financial reporting. “His deep knowledge …

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SEC CIO Thomas Bayer to Leave Agency in October; Mary Jo White Comments

Thomas Bayer, chief information officer at the Securities and Exchange Commission since October 2010, is set to depart his role in October. He has been responsible for the agency’s strategy, application development, infrastructure operations, user support, program management, capital planning, information security and enterprise architecture operations, the SEC said Wednesday. “Tom’s …

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