WASHINGTON – Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Mary Schapiro has announced she will leave the SEC Dec. 14.

“It has been an incredibly-rewarding experience to work with so many dedicated SEC staff who strive every day to protect investors and ensure our markets operate with integrity,” Schapiro said in a release. “Over the past four years we have brought a record number of enforcement actions, engaged in one of the busiest rulemaking periods, and gained greater authority from Congress to better fulfill our mission.”

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