Co-director of SEC enforcement division to step down

George Canellos was instrumental in many recent high-profile SEC cases

George Canellos

After helping lead the agency’s nationwide enforcement efforts during two of its most productive years in the fallout from the financial crisis, the co-director of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) enforcement division is stepping down.

George Canellos, who was instrumental in numerous structural and enforcement policy changes as well as many high-profile cases related to the credit crisis and insider trading, helped lead the agency’s nationwide enforcement efforts while serving as deputy director and co-director of the enforcement division for more than four years.

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