The meeting was White’s first as the SEC’s 31st chairman. She replaced
“It is my privilege to be here and to join today in these important efforts to protect investors and to insure the strength, efficiency and transparency of the securities markets,” White said in her opening comments. “I look forward to working hard with my fellow commissioners and the dedicated staff of the commission.”
The five-member panel unanimously approved an identity theft protection rule almost identical to one previously issued by the
The Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 transferred responsibility for the rules from the FTC to the
Companies subject to the rule will have seven months to comply, the
“These rules are a common-sense response to the growing threat of identity theft to all Americans who invest, save or borrow money,” White said.
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