Robert E. Rice New Chief Counsel to SEC Chair

June 3, 2013

SEC Chair Mary Jo White announced on June 3, 2013, that she has appointed Robert E. Rice as her Chief Counsel.

Mr. Rice was most recently head of governce, litigation and regulation for Deutsche Bank AG. After  an initial position as an associate at Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett, Mr. Rice spent nearly a decade in the criminal division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office  in the Southern District of NY, where he specialized in securities fraud and money laundering among other areas.

Chair White said, "I have been impressed by Bob's intelligence, wisdom, and insight for as long as I've known him," "I am delighted that he will be joining our talented SEC team."


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