Year: 2008

This Week In Securities Litigation (December 19, 2008)

This week, Mary Schapiro was nominated to be the new SEC Chairwoman in the wake of admissions by current SEC Chairman Cox that the agency failed to properly investigate the Madoff matter over the years. At the same time, the

Obama To Announce Choice For SEC Chairman

President-elect Barack Obama is set to announce that he will nominate Mary Schapiro as the new Chairwoman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, according to the New York Times (here, registration required). Ms. Schapiro, who will be the first permanent