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Former SEC General Counsel David Becker Defends His Madoff Work amid Conflict Questions

by Editors on September 26, 2011

A former Securities and Exchange Commission lawyer defended his role in the Bernard Madoff case at a congressional hearing Thursday. Former SEC general counsel David Becker is under fire for failing to recuse himself in policy matters involving compensation formulas for victims of accused Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff, report the New York Times, the Washington Post and Corporate Counsel. Becker’s late mother had profited from Madoff investments.

[via: Former SEC General Counsel Defends His Madoff Work amid Conflict Questions at the ABA Journal]

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