SEC Taps CPA to Oversee Fraud Cases
Niemeier also will head a new SEC group called the 'Financial Fraud Task Force,' which will consist of a team of accountants and lawyers focusing on accounting and financial reporting investigations. Additionally, the Task Force will help look into how the SEC can move cases along at a faster rate.
Niemeier will succeed Walter Schuetze as the Chief Accountant. Mr. Schuetze will continue providing consulting services to the SEC.