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Former SEC Commissioner
Bevis Longstreth is a retired partner of the New York-based law firm of Debevoise & Plimpton. He was twice appointed by President Reagan as Commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission, where he served from 1981 to 1984. For several years following retirement, he taught financial market regulation at Columbia Law School. He has written many articles and two books on various financial subjects and has written two historical novels dealing with Ancient Persia.