By Sarah N. Lynch
WASHINGTON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Meredith Cross, the director
of the Securities and Exchange Commission's Corporation Finance
Division, is leaving the agency at the end of the year, the SEC
Cross joined the SEC in 2009 and has helped review some of
the largest and most high-profile initial public offerings in
history, including Facebook and private equity giant Carlyle
The division is tasked with reviewing disclosures by more
than 9,000 publicly traded companies, including new offerings,
annual and quarterly reports, and company voting materials.
The announcement that Cross will leave the SEC comes roughly
a week after Schapiro announced she too will leave the agency in
December. SEC Commissioner Elisse Walter will take over the helm
of the agency after Schapiro departs.
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