Kit Addleman in The Dallas Morning News: SEC Selects Next Texas Region Director

08/19/2015

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is expected to announce Wednesday that Shamoil Shipchandler is the agency’s next director of the Texas region, according to several sources familiar with SEC decision-making...

Legal experts say the SEC’s choice of Shipchandler, 41, as regional director is a sign that the agency wants its Texas enforcement division to focus more on fraudulent activity and less on technical violations of federal securities laws...

Kit Addleman, a former SEC director, said Shipchandler falls into the model of SEC chairwoman Mary Jo White, a former New York federal prosecutor.

“Shamoil is not a bureaucrat,” said Addleman, a partner at Haynes and Boone in Dallas. “He’s going to find ways to get things done.”

Excerpted from The Dallas Morning News. To read the full article, click here

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