Publications & Presentations
February 16, 2021

Out with Trump’s SEC, In with Biden’s SEC

Quoted, Thomson Reuters

Just as President Joseph Biden has already reversed many of former President Donald Trump’s executive actions, will SEC chair nominee Gary Gensler undo some of former commission chairman Jay Clayton’s regulatory actions?

While his immediate priorities will be on standardized environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting and social-media-driven stock trading, this article explores some of the approaches that Gensler, former Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) chairman, might take on accounting and auditing matters during his tenure at the SEC if confirmed by the Senate.