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A farewell to Kara Brockmeyer but her legacy continues

Tom Fox | April 18, 2017

Kara Brockmeyer announced her retirement from the Securities and Exchange Commission in April, after a 17-year career with the Commission. Her stint at the Commission coincided with the dramatic rise in enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by both the SEC and Justice Department. From 2011 until her retirement, Brockmeyer led the SEC’s FCPA unit. Brockmeyer was quoted in the SEC Press Release, at the announcement of her retirement, as saying: “It has been an honor and a privilege to work with the incredibly talented and dedicated staff in the FCPA Unit and throughout the Division of Enforcement and the SEC. I am very proud of the results that the unit has achieved over the past five years.” Brockmeyer’s tenure as head of the FCPA Unit is a clear example of how the Commission fulfills its mandate to protect investors in U.S. public companies and provides greater transparency from those companies seeking access... To get the full story, subscribe now.