Tag: Commissioners

Ripple lawsuit raises hopes as ‘Crypto Mom’ condemns SEC policy – FinanceFeeds

Hester Peirce, who has recently published a statement together with Commissioner Elad Roisman against the way the agency is regulating cryptocurrencies, has delivered her harshest assessment yet at an interview with Yahoo Finance. “It is disconcerting to me that for three years now I’ve been asking for regulatory clarity, and we can’t seem to provide any. I think this is…

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SEC Commissioners Square Off Over Enforcement Settlement Process | Bass Berry & Sims

In one of her first official actions as Acting Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC or Commission), Allison Herren Lee reversed a major policy implemented by recently departed SEC Chairman Jay Clayton involving the SEC enforcement settlement process.  This decision could significantly impact the SEC settlement process by causing uncertainty for settling entities as to the business consequences…

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Hester Peirce tapped for second term as SEC commissioner

Hester Peirce has been nominated to another term as an SEC commissioner. Her current term expired Friday, though commissioners can remain in their seats up to 18 months after a term’s expiration, or until a replacement is confirmed. If confirmed by the Senate, her term would stretch until June 2025, the White House announced Tuesday. via Hester Peirce tapped for…

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President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate Individual to a Key Administration Post | The White House

Today, President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key position in his Administration: Caroline A. Crenshaw, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Ms. Crenshaw currently serves as Senior Counsel at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and as a Captain in the…

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SEC’s top Democrat issues warning ahead of departure next month | Financial Times

The senior Democratic member of the US Securities and Exchange Commission has warned that shareholders’ ability to influence corporate boardroom decisions is under threat in comments ahead of his departure next month. Robert Jackson, whose exit has been expected after his term officially ended in June last year, told the Financial Times that updates to shareholder advisory and voting regulations…

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Exclusive: White House expected to nominate SEC lawyer for Democratic commissioner seat – sources – Reuters

The White House is expected to nominate Caroline Crenshaw, a Democratic attorney at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, to fill an SEC seat being vacated next year by Democratic Commissioner Robert Jackson, according to three people with direct knowledge of the matter. Crenshaw currently works as an attorney in Jackson’s office. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer has sent Crenshaw’s…

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