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Two Senate Democrats Delay SEC Appointees Hester Peirce & Lisa Fairfax

In a surprise turn of events, President Obama’s choices to fill two vacancies at the Securities and Exchange Commission have been delayed by Senators Warren and Schumer.  Hester Peirce, a Republican, and Lisa Fairfax, a Democrat, were both expected to pass through the Senate Banking… Read More

Grilled: SEC Nominees Queried by Senate Banking Committee

SEC nominees Hester Peirce and Lisa Fairfax each had the opportunity to share their perspectives with the Senate Banking Committee this week as part of the confirmation process.  Appointed by President Obama at the end of last year, both Peirce and Fairfax received tough questions… Read More

Senate Banking Committee Schedules Hearing for SEC Appointees

The Senate Committee on Banking,Housing and Urban Affairs will meet on March 10th to review President Obama’s nominations for SEC Commissioners.  Hester Peirce and Lisa Fairfax were selected to fill openings on the Commission following the departure of former Commissioner Gallagher and former Commissioner Aguilar. Peirce,… Read More

SEC Nominees Could Be First Up at Senate Banking Committee When it Reconvenes

While the Obama Administration appointed two new SEC commissioners this past fall, not too much has happened to move forward on the nominations.  Senate Banking Committee Chairman Richard Shelby has come under some recent criticism for moving slowly in the approval process as the SEC… Read More

Hester Peirce & Lisa Fairfax are Nominated by President Obama to Fill SEC Vacancies

President Barack Obama has revealed his picks to fill the two vacancies at the Securities and Exchange Commission.  Hester Peirce, currently a Professor at George Mason University and Lisa Fairfax, a Professor at George Washington University Law School, have been selected to fill two spots… Read More

SEC Commissioner Daniel Gallagher to Depart Commission by October 2nd

Securities and Exchange Commissioner Daniel Gallagher announced in a brief statement today that he intends on departing the SEC no later than October 2nd.  His term was not set to expire until 2016. Gallagher submitted his resignation to President Obama in May of 2015 but… Read More

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