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Since April 2013, when Mary Jo White became Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), we’ve heard her and her staff emphasize the agency’s focus on holding gatekeepers accountable for the important roles they play in financial markets and the tools at their disposal to do so.  Back then Chair White said, “Gatekeepers that fail to comply with professional standards put investors at risk due to the possibility of undetected fraud or other financial misstatements.”