SEC Enforcement Official Paul Berger Leaving to Join Debevoise & Plimpton

Hume, Lynn
May 2006
Bond Buyer;5/19/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32385, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports on the accomplishments of associate enforcement director Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Paul R. Berger, who is leaving the Commission to become a partner in the Washington, D.C., law office of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP. Berger, who joined the SEC as an enforcement staff attorney in 1992, became a branch chief in 1994, an assistant director in 1996, and an associate director in April 2000. During his tenure, he conducted a wide range of investigations and enforcement activities, including the commission's case against Cochran, a former Stifel, Nicolaus & Co. investment banker. Berger also investigated cases involving financial fraud, insider trading, auditor independence, executive compensation, and broker-dealer violations.


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