• SEC Picks a New Deputy Director of OCIE
  • February 9, 2016
  • Law Firm: Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP - Washington Office
  • On February 3, 2016, the SEC announced that Jane Jarcho has been named Deputy Director of OCIE. Ms. Jarcho has been the National Director of OCIE’s Investment Adviser/Investment Company examination program since 2013 and will continue in that role, overseeing approximately 600 lawyers, accountants, and examiners responsible for inspections of U.S. registered investment advisers and investment companies. According to the SEC press release, under Ms. Jarcho, examinations of investment advisers and investment companies increased more than 27% and targeted areas such as cybersecurity, never before examined investment advisers and investment companies, alternative mutual funds, fixed income funds, and retirement accounts. Her focus is consistent with the recently announced OCIE exam priorities for 2016 discussed above.

    Prior to serving in her role as National Director of the Investment Adviser/Investment Company examination program, Ms. Jarcho was an Associate Director of the program in the SEC’s Chicago regional office and, before joining OCIE in 2008, she served in various capacities at the SEC where she has worked since 1990. Ms. Jarcho has a bachelor’s degree from Middlebury College and a law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School.