Bloomberg -- SEC Chairman Mary Jo White said her agency will shift its focus to bring more cases against individuals who violate securities laws rather than the companies where they work.

“I want to be sure we are looking first at the individual conduct and working out to the entity, rather than starting with the entity as a whole and working in,” White, 65, said today in a speech in Chicago. “It is a subtle shift, but one that could bring more individuals into enforcement cases.”

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