“Current Issues in Securities Regulation” by SEC Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

March 19, 2018
12:50pm - 1:50pm
Law School, Room 120
613 S Henry St
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
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  • Open to the public

Michael S.  Piwowar has served as a Commissioner on the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) since 2013. He will join our community to discuss current issues in securities regulation on March 19 at 12:50 PM at the Law School (room 120). Free admission and the public is welcome. Lunch will be served.

Dr. Piwowar's lecture is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Law and Markets.

Biography (excerpted from his biography at SEC.gov)

Michael S. Piwowar was first appointed to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) by President Barack Obama and was sworn in on August 15, 2013. Dr. Piwowar was designated Acting Chairman of the Commission by President Donald Trump from January 23, 2017, to May 4, 2017.

Previously, Dr. Piwowar was the Republican chief economist for the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs under Senators Mike Crapo (R-ID) and Richard Shelby (R-AL). He was the lead Republican economist on the four SEC-related titles of the Dodd-Frank Act and the JOBS Act. Dr. Piwowar also worked on a number of important SEC-related oversight issues under the jurisdiction of the Committee, such as securities, over-the-counter derivatives, investor protection, market structure, and capital formation. Read more on SEC.gov.


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