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Kara Brockmeyer, Chief of FCPA Unit, to leave SEC

Scuttlebutt | April 5, 2017

Kara Brockmeyer, Chief of the Enforcement Division’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Unit, is planning to leave the agency later this month, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced. Following her departure, Charles Cain, who is currently the Deputy Chief of the FCPA Unit, will serve as acting chief.

Since 2011, Brockmeyer has led a national unit of 38 attorneys, accountants, and other specialists focusing on violations of the anti-bribery and accounting provisions of the federal securities laws. In addition, Brockmeyer has played a leading role in SEC programs, having founded and served as the co-head of the Enforcement Division’s Cross Border Working Group, a proactive risk-based initiative focusing on U.S. companies with substantial foreign operations, and serving as a member of the Enforcement Division’s Cooperation Committee and the Enforcement Advisory Committee. 

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