The Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday announced that Acting Director George Canellos and former federal prosecutor Andrew Ceresney have been named Co-Directors of the Division of Enforcement.

Canellos has been serving as Acting Director since January, and previously had been the division’s Deputy Director since June 2012. Most recently, Ceresney served as a partner in the law firm of Debevoise & Plimpton, where he focused on representing entities and individuals in white collar criminal and SEC investigations, complex civil litigation and internal corporate investigations.

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