Howard A. Fischer Quoted in Compliance Week on SEC Chairman Stepping Down and the Targeting of Financial Institutions

November 16, 2020

Howard A. Fischer was quoted in a Compliance Week analysis article discussing the stepping down of SEC chairman, Jay Clayton and what it could mean for financial institutions. Mr. Fischer said the agency under Clayton “refocused enforcement activity on harm to so-called ‘Main Street’ investors, rather than on larger structural issues or bigger financial entities. Cases pursued under his leadership against larger financial institutions tended to be brought as settled actions.”

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