Washington (Dec. 2, 2003) - The Securities and Exchange Commission appointed Elizabeth Jacobs as deputy director of the commission's Office of International Affairs.

In her new role, she will manage the OIA’s day-to-day operations, advise SEC commissioners on international regulatory policies, assist the SEC’s Enforcement Division with obtaining information and evidence related to securities law violations abroad, and provide technical assistance to countries with developing securities markets.

Jacobs joined the SEC in 1984 as an attorney in the Division of Market Regulation's Office of Trading Practices. She became a senior counsel to the OIA in 1989 and was promoted to assistant director in 1994.

- WebCPA Staff

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