Fenwick securities enforcement group chair Michael Dicke spoke to The Recorder about the SEC’s appointment of Monique Winkler as Regional Director of the San Francisco Regional Office.
Formerly the head of enforcement for the SEC’s San Francisco regional office, Dicke called Winkler a “great pick for the office” with deep institutional knowledge.
The article notes that as director, Winkler will lead more than 140 attorneys, accountants, investigators, and securities compliance examiners in enforcement actions and compliance examinations in California and the Pacific Northwest.
What will enforcement look like in the region with Winkler hired? Dicke notes that San Francisco has always been one of the stronger regional offices, and because of the proximity of Silicon Valley, the office tends to focus on unique things.
The full article is available on The Recorder. (subscription required)