News Briefs

11/29/2012

Articles re the Change in Leadership at the SEC

By Cydney Posner

With the imminent departure from the SEC of Chair Mary Schapiro, there has been a lot of commentary assessing the SEC, Schapiro's tenure and the appointment as chair of Elisse Walter. Although, unfortunately, The Onion failed to cover Schapiro's resignation, many others did: 

An assessment in Time about Schapiro's tenure - http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/11/26/mary-schapiro-s-exit-means-a-shakeup-for-the-sec.html

The Daily Beast on Schapiro's legacy - http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/11/26/mary-schapiro-s-exit-means-a-shakeup-for-the-sec.html

Dana Milbank gives Schapiro a glowing review - http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/dana-milbank-the-sec-from-lapdog-to-watchdog/2012/11/27/08b27b1a-38de-11e2-8a97-363b0f9a0ab3_story.html?hpid=z3

Former SEC Chair Harvey Pitt comments on Schapiro and the tough road ahead for the SEC -http://professional.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324469304578144972920939666.html?mod=WSJ_hps_sections_opinion

Joe Nocera expresses his disappointment on the nomination of Elisse Walter (and makes a few interesting cabinet suggestions) - http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/27/opinion/nocera-obamas-new-cabinet.html

A New York Times editorial views the appointment of Walter as problematic - http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/27/opinion/leadership-at-the-sec.html

A suggestion in the Washington Post that the change of leadership may delay crowdfunding rules - http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/on-small-business/sec-leadership-change-could-further-delay-crowdfunding/2012/11/26/75535b7c-3820-11e2-a263-f0ebffed2f15_story.html

A couple of Bloomberg articles on the appointment of Walter - http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-11-27/elisse-walter-steps-out-of-schapiro-shadow-into-sec-chairmanship.html

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-11-26/mary-schapiro-will-step-down-as-sec-chairman-effective-dec-14.html

Dealbook on Schapiro and the SEC - http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2012/11/26/schapiro-head-of-s-e-c-to-announce-departure/?ref=opinion

Wall Street Journal assessment of Schapiro -http://professional.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324469304578143040261661524.html

An article in Investment News about the politics behind filling the filling the empty seats at the SEC - http://www.investmentnews.com/article/20121127/BLOG07/121129962

A BusinessWeek article on Walter's prospects - http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-11-26/can-schapiros-successor-get-a-grip-on-the-sec#r%3Dnav-r-story

An LA Times article on Schapiro, Walter and the looming SEC deadlock - http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-sec-schapiro-quits-20121127%2C0%2C7135471.story

Wall Street Journal article on Walter - http://professional.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324784404578145581277275760.html

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