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Mary Jo White

Chair, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The SEC after the Financial Crisis: Protecting Investors, Preserving Markets

Edward F. Cox
Secretary, Economic Club of New York
Retired Partner - Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
Ali Velshi
MSNBC Anchor, NBC Correspondent

Mary Jo White (born December 27, 1947) is the 31st Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission. She was the first and only woman to be the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, serving from 1993 to 2002.

President Barack Obama nominated White as Chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. She was confirmed by the Senate on April 8, 2013. As of 2014, she was listed as the 73rd most powerful woman in the world by Forbes.

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