Daily Archives: December 7, 2018, 8:14 am

Sherrod Brown, Jeff Merkley want to block lawmakers from buying, selling stock

Two leading Senate Democrats on Thursday introduced a bill intended to prevent members of Congress from trading stocks in industries tied to their legislative work. The measure would ban members of Congress and senior staff from buying or selling individual stocks while in office. Members would also be barred from serving on any corporate boards. via Sherrod Brown, Jeff Merkley…

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SEC Co-Chief of Asset Management Unit Anthony Kelly Heads to Dechert in Washington, D.C.

High-ranking government official Anthony S. Kelly, former Co-Chief of the Enforcement Division’s Asset Management Unit at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has joined the Washington, D.C. office of Dechert LLP. Drawing on his experience leading the nationwide SEC enforcement unit overseeing the asset management industry, he will focus primarily on asset management enforcement and litigation as part of the firm’s white…

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