SEC Inspector General Kotz Leaving Agency
The SEC on Tuesday said that its inspector general, H. David Kotz, will leave the agency at the end of January to become the managing director in the Washington office of the private investigative services firm Gryphon Strategies.
Rep. Garrett to SEC: Wait on 'Net Equity' in Madoff Liquidation
Rep. Scott Garrett, R-N.J., told SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro in a letter on Monday to wait on final action in reconsidering the SEC’s position on 'net equity' in the Bernie Madoff case until after the GAO publishes its report evaluating the actions of the SIPC and its trustee.
SEC’s IG Report Says Ex-Counsel Becker Benefited in Madoff Liquidation
An SEC Inspector General report released Tuesday alleged that the agency’s former general counsel, David Becker, benefited personally by participating in matters related to the liquidation proceedings dealing with the Bernie Madoff fraud.
GOP’s End Game in Nixing SEC Funds: Stopping Dodd-Frank
The Securities and Exchange Commission’s reputation as a credible regulator may never fully recover from the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme.
GOP Lawmakers Probe SEC on Top Attorney's Ties to Madoff
Republican lawmakers on the House Financial Services Committee want the SEC to answer a bevy of questions regarding David Becker, the SEC’s general counsel who’s alleged to have earned more than $1.5 million from a Madoff account held in his mother’s estate.
Top SEC Attorney Inherited Dirty Madoff Millions, Says Suit
Irving Picard, trustee for the liquidation of Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff’s firm, has filed a suit against top SEC attorney David Becker and his two brothers that said that Becker and his siblings benefited from a Madoff account that was in their mother’s estate. T