White Confirmed as New SEC Chair

Mary Jo White has been selected to serve as chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Cindy Fornelli, director of the Center for Audit Quality, applauded the confirmation of White.

“Mary Jo White is an excellent choice to serve as the Chairman of the SEC. A former U.S. Attorney, Chairman White has a sterling record of enforcing the law in our capital markets and fighting for investors’ interests.” The Center for Audit Quality is a public policy organization dedicated to enhancing investor confidence and public trust in the global capital markets.