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SEC Judge RSVP's 'No' to Commission's Invitation to Submit Affidavit

Bruce Carton | June 12, 2015
Administrative Law Judge Cameron Elliot has declined the SEC's unusual request In the Matter of Timbervest LLC et al. As discussed here, on June 4, 2015, the SEC issued an order in that case in which it stated that "we are hereby inviting ALJ Elliot to file by July 1, 2015, an affidavit addressing whether he has had any communications or experienced any pressure" to find in favor of the SEC in his cases. 
 
On June 9, Judge Elliot sent his regrets, effectively RSVP'ing "no" to this odd invitation. The WSJ reports that in a one-sentence email, Judge Elliot simply wrote, "I respectfully decline to submit the affidavit requested."
 
The SEC's request followed...
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