SEC's Schapiro under fire in Madoff conflict case


Mary Schapiro, chair of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), came under fire yesterday for her role in the Bernard Madoff fraud investigation, in particular regarding the behaviour of former SEC general counsel David Becker. A report published earlier this week by the SEC's inspector-general, David Kotz, concludes Becker had broken conflict-of-interest rules through his involvement with Madoff and refers the issue to the Justice Department.

According to Kotz’s report, Becker rejoine

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: