Daily Archives: May 1, 2017, 4:25 pm

Trump Pick for SEC Chairman Assembling Top Agency Staff – WSJ

Mr. Clayton has considered at least two well-known defense attorneys for enforcement director, typically the SEC’s highest-profile staff position. The lawyers include Steven Peikin, a former prosecutor who works with Mr. Clayton at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP. Mr. Peikin represented Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in its dealings with prosecutors and SEC lawyers over claims a former member of its board,…

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Trump SEC nominee to get confirmation vote Monday — Washington Examiner

President Trump’s nominee for chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission will get a confirmation vote Monday afternoon, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced on the Senate floor Friday. Jay Clayton, a Wall Street lawyer, would be the first top independent financial regulator confirmed under Trump. via Trump SEC nominee to get confirmation vote Monday — Washington Examiner

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