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  • Robert Jackson and Hester Peirce Sworn In as SEC...
    on 01/11/2018 at 9:30 PM

    Robert J. Jackson Jr. and Hester M. Peirce were sworn into office as SEC Commissioners this morning by SEC Chairman Jay Clayton. Mr. Jackson and Ms. Peirce were nominated to the SEC by President Donald Trump, and their nominations were confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Dec. 21.  Both new […]

  • Dr. Timothy Timura Named Deputy Chief Economist
    on 01/11/2018 at 4:40 PM

    The Securities and Exchange Commission has named Dr. Timothy Timura, CFA, as Deputy Director and Deputy Chief Economist in the agency’s Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA). Dr. Timura joins DERA from the faculty of the Kogod School of Business at American University, where he has […]

  • SEC and NYU to Host Jan. 19 Forum on Relationship...
    on 01/11/2018 at 3:10 PM

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Economic and Risk Analysis is partnering with New York University’s Salomon Center for the Study of Financial Institutions to bring together regulators, practitioners, and academics for a half-day symposium January 19 at NYU. […]

  • SEC Names Richard Best As Regional Director of...
    on 01/10/2018 at 8:05 PM

    The Securities and Exchange Commission today named Richard R. Best as Regional Director of its Atlanta office. Mr. Best will succeed Walter Jospin, who is leaving the agency at the end of this month.  For the past two-and-a-half years, Mr. Best has served as Director of the SEC’s Salt […]