Former Muni Overseer Exits SEC; Harlan to Join Accounting Board

Hume, Lynn
April 2003
Bond Buyer;4/2/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31606, p5
Trade Publication
Alden Adkins, a former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) official who had supervisory authority over the Office of Municipal Securities, joined the Pacific Exchange in San Francisco on April 1, 2003. Adkins left the SEC on March 28, 2003 where he had been an associate director in the SEC division of market regulation's office of market supervision. At the same time, SEC chairman William Donaldson announced that Christi Harlan, the public affairs director, will leave the SEC later in April 2003 to become public affairs director for the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. Adkins, who is 50 years old, became senior vice president of regulatory policy and equities surveillance at the Pacific Exchange, one of the nation's largest derivatives markets, in which options are bought and sold on more than 1,200 stocks.


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