SEC Chair White Offers a New Model for Enforcement

Good morning and thank you, Dean (Trevor) Morrison (of New York University Law School) for that very kind introduction. It is a pleasure to be here today and I want to thank the NYU Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement and the NYU Pollack Center for Law and Business for co-sponsoring this program. These programs provide important forums for sophisticated dialogue on critical white collar enforcement issues, which have an increased prominence post-financial crisis. I am honored to join your list of distinguished speakers.

Consistent with the core missions of these programs, I will talk to you today primarily about

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Chair White discusses the SEC as the Whistleblower’s Advocate

Thank you, David, for that kind introduction. I am very honored to address the Garrett Institute, one of the most important programs in the country for corporate and securities lawyers, and to be in David’s home territory of Northwestern Law School where he served as Dean before going on to serve as a very distinguished Chairman of the SEC in the late 1980s.

Although the Garrett Institute was established 35 years ago to honor former SEC Chairman Ray Garrett, Jr., I really first came to learn about him when I did a bit of research for a speech I gave … Read more

Regulation in a Global Financial System

The following is a speech delivered by Chairman Mary Jo White at the Investment Company Institute General Membership Meeting on May 1, 2013.

It is truly an honor to be here at the ICI, and to be here as – for all of a jam-packed three weeks – the 31st Chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Before I begin, let me say that I join my SEC colleagues in observing the passing of former ICI President David Silver.  David led the ICI through a period of extraordinary growth and change, serving as an advocate both for the industry … Read more

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