Debevoise & Plimpton LLP partner Mary Jo White
, in a Bloomberg Television interview
(starts at the 36:20 mark), discusses the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s potential priorities under Gary Gensler, President Biden’s nominee to chair the commission, including ESG disclosures, market structure issues and cryptocurrency regulation.
Ms. White is Senior Chair of the firm, a litigation partner within the firm’s award winning White Collar & Regulatory Defense Group and leader of the firm’s Strategic Crisis Response and Solutions Group. She chaired the SEC from 2013 to 2017 and previously served as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York.
Debevoise’s award-winning White Collar & Regulatory Defense Group is ranked as one of the world’s top practices by Global Investigations Review and as Band 1 by Chambers on both sides of the Atlantic for its complex representations of clients facing litigation and public policy crises. The Group has been involved in some of the most significant investigations and resolutions over the past few years, and offers international and domestic clients a depth of experience and global reach that allows for effective and strategic counsel, from defending against criminal prosecutions and civil enforcement actions, to conducting internal investigations, negotiating complex global settlements and facilitating cooperation with government regulators.