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Unger's Departure Strains the SEC

Traders Magazine, October 2001

Gregory Bresiger

Laura Unger, who had been acting chair man of the Securities and Exchange Commission for a few months earlier this year, has resigned. This leaves the SEC severely understaffed. "I was privileged to return to the agency where I began my career, to serve as a commissioner and later as acting chairman," Unger said in a resignation statement. "It is particularly difficult to leave my colleagues on the Commission - our new Chairman, Harvey Pitt and my fellow Commissioner, Issac Hunt - as well as the many dedicated and talented professionals who work tirelessly at the SEC on behalf of the investing public."

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