Elisse Walter Acting Chair of SEC; White House Memo on Review of Reg's
As currently reflected on the SEC Commissioners webpage (Jan. 22), Elisse B. Walter has been named Acting Chair of the SEC, following the departure of former Chairman Christopher Cox. Read more about this here.
Separately, following the inauguration of President Barack Obama, White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel issued a memorandum to the heads of all executive agencies and departments concerning pending and new regulations.
The White House Memo was posted on Jan. 21 on the Washington Post website, linked in the article: Regulators Ordered to Leave Work Unfinished, by Washington Post staff writer Amy Goldstein, and a copy is available here.