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Mary Jo White’s Senate Confirmation Hearing Set for Today

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At 10:00 AM the Senate Banking Committee will hold a hearing (which you can watch here) to consider the nominations of Richard Cordray as Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Mary Jo White as Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission.

It’s generally excepted that Mary Jo While will be confirmed later this month. Below is a roundup of some of the more recent coverage regarding her nomination and prepared testimony for today’s hearing:

SEC nominee White to tackle questions on her work for NFL, banks (Reuters)

SEC nominee White promises “unrelenting” enforcement (Reuters)

SEC nominee Mary Jo White to take hard line on Wall Street (WaPo)

Nominee for S.E.C. Chief Pledges to Keep Focus on Enforcement (Dealbook)

SEC nominee Mary Jo White unlikely to face much resistance from Senate (WaPo)

US SEC nominee White pledges to complete rulemaking if confirmed (Reuters)

Mary Jo White to Focus on Fiduciary Issue at SEC (AdvisorOne)

Meanwhile, as reported by ReutersDealbook and InvestmentNews yesterday, former SEC Chairman Mary Shapiro has been nominated to the serve on the board of directors of General Electric Co. The shareholder vote on director nominees, among other things, will take place at GE’s annual meeting to be held on April 24, 2013.

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