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- Deutsche Bank Says 3 Senior Investment Bankers to Leave Firm
- World’s Biggest Hedge Fund Reportedly ‘Bearish On Financial Assets’
- SEC Fines Constant Contact, Popular Email Marketer, for Overstating Subscriber Numbers
- SocGen Agrees to Pay $1.3 Billion to End Libya, Libor Probes
- Cryptocurrency Exchange Bitfinex Briefly Halts Trading After Cyber Attack
- SEC Names Valerie Szczepanik Senior Advisor for Digital Assets and Innovation
- SEC Modernizes Delivery of Fund Reports, Seeks Public Feedback on Improving Fund Disclosure
- NYSE Says SEC Plan to Limit Exchange Rebates Would Hurt Investors
- Deutsche Bank faces another challenge with Fed stress test
- Former JPMorgan Broker Files racial discrimination suit against company
- $3.3Mn Winning Bid for Lunch with Warren Buffett
- Julie Erhardt is SEC's New Acting Chief Risk Officer
- Chyhe Becker is SEC's New Acting Chief Economist, Acting Director of Economic and Risk Analysis Division
- Getting a Handle on Virtual Currencies - FINRA
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Elizabeth McFadden Named Deputy General Counsel at SEC
The SEC named Elizabeth McFadden as its new Deputy General Counsel for General Law and Management.
As Deputy General Counsel for General Law and Management, Ms. McFadden will provide daily oversight into representation of the Commission, its members and employees in litigation and will advise the Commission and Divisions and Offices within the Commission with respect to general law responsibilities, personnel management and budget. She will also serve as Managing Executive for the Office of the General Counsel.
Ms. McFadden joins the SEC from the U.S. Department of Education, where she has served as Deputy General Counsel for Ethics, Legislative Counsel, and Regulatory Services since February 2011. In that role, she advised the agency's senior leadership on complex legal issues, including the interpretation of Federal statutes and regulations, litigation strategy, agency policy, operations and procedures. Prior to assuming that position, Ms. McFadden served as the Assistant General Counsel for Regulatory Services, where she focused on procurement, labor and employment law, FOIA and interagency agreements, among other areas.
Prior to joining the Department of Education in 2003, Ms. McFadden was a law partner at Dow Lohnes, where she represented private and public corporations on a wide range of legal matters.
Ms. McFadden earned a JD from UVa School of Law, where she was Special Projects Editor of the Virginia Journal of International Law. She earned her a BA Summa Cum Laude from Trinity Washington University.