Robert Khuzami, general counsel of the Americas for Deutsche Bank AG, has been appointed the director of enforcement at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Khuzami has worked at Deutsche Bank since 2004. Before that, he was a federal prosecutor for 11 years in the Southern District of New York.
"I'm pleased to have Rob join the SEC in such an important role at this crucial time," SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro said in a release Thursday. "Throughout his career, Rob has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to prosecuting wrongdoers and protecting citizens."