SEC in crisis – Pitt goes

Harvey Pitt, the beleaguered head of US financial watchdog, the Securities and Exchange Commission, has resigned after battled through months of pressure following the catastrophic failures of Enron and WorldCom.

The search is now on to find a replacement. Click on the links below to follow the story as it unfolds, and to read about all the events leading up to Pitt’s resignation as well as features, analysis and comment.

To read more on Sarbanes-Oxley, click here, and you can also track the WorldCom, Andersen and Enron sagas.

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