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Editors

Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Khuzami to Kirkland & Ellis

Former SEC enforcement chief Robert Khuzami is now a partner in the international law firm of Kirkland & Ellis. He’ll work out of the firm’s offices in Washington, D.C. and New York.… Continue Reading

Job: Regional Director

Job Title: Regional Director

Organization: Securities and Exchange Commission

Location: San Francisco, CA

Job Scope: The Regional Director is responsible for the day-to-day oversight and administration of compliance, investigation and litigation activities in the San Francisco Regional Office.… Continue Reading

SEC names two enforcement chiefs

The enforcement division’s George CanellosThe Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday said acting director George Canellos and former federal prosecutor Andrew Ceresney will share leadership of the enforcement division as co-directors.… Continue Reading

Internal whistleblower sues SEC and its boss for $40 million

An assistant inspector general at the SEC claims he was fired and defamed after he told Congress about serious lapses inside the agency.

David P. Weber alleges he was fired in retaliation for speaking out about waste in the SEC’s move to new offices and its improper handling of sensitive securities registration and trading data.… Continue Reading

China Corruption Blotter (September 10, 2012)

Deputy Director of Hunan Province Department of Transportation Li Xiaoxi was placed under investigation by the provincial Committee for Discipline Inspection for serious disciplinary violations. Li is the seventh senior official of the Hunan transportation department to be removed for disciplinary problems in recent years.… Continue Reading

What, Then, Are Conflict Minerals?

Under the SEC’s new 356-page conflict minerals rule, reporting companies must now disclose their use of tantalum, tin, gold, or tungsten mined in the Democratic Republic of the Congo or a contiguous country.… Continue Reading