SEC Nominee Would Ease Way Into Capital Markets for Mid-sized Firms

    UPDATE 4/5/2017: The nomination of Jay Clayton as Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission was approved by the Senate Committee on Banking and Urban Affairs on Tuesday, April 4. The full Senate is expected to vote on the confirmation later in the month.   Jay Clayton, President Donald Trump’s nominee to chair the Securities and Exchange […]

Financial Regulatory Rollback to Be More Slow and Steady, Less Shock and Awe

Rescission of PE Registration Requirement Won’t Happen Anytime Soon President Donald Trump campaigned on a promise to roll back financial regulatory reform, but Republican lawmakers warn not to expect significant changes — if any — to the massive financial regulatory package known as Dodd-Frank before year-end, as the GOP-led Congress sorts out the priorities of its ambitious legislative agenda. […]