Tag: Recusals

SEC Chair Gensler dismisses industry calls for recusal on crypto decisions | Morningstar

Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Gary Gensler has no plans to recuse himself from decisions related to cryptocurrencies, despite accusations of bias from the industry. “I am well aware of my ethical responsibilities,” Gensler told reporters at a Wednesday press conference. “I’m fully compliant.” Source: SEC Chair Gensler dismisses industry calls for recusal on crypto decisions | Morningstar

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SEC Chair Faces New Conflict Claims Over Husband’s Legal Work – Bloomberg Business

White is in the midst of weighing candidates to head the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, a little-known watchdog whose chairman makes more than $670,000 a year and has great sway over the industry. The Center for Effective Government, an advocacy group, said White should step aside because her husband, John White, sits on an official advisory group to the…

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Recusals Likely for SEC’s New Top Cop – WSJ

Andrew Ceresney was picked as the Securities and Exchange Commission’s new co-chief of enforcement partly because of his experience defending Wall Street in government investigations. Now, the agency has to work through the conflicts created by his private-sector past. Mr. Ceresney, 41 years old, has named 25 of his former clients, both companies and individuals, at law firm Debevoise &…

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