Allison Herren Lee Named Acting Chair of SEC

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The Securities and Exchange Commission announced today that President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. has designated Allison Herren Lee as Acting Chair of the agency. “It’s an honor to continue my service on the Commission in this new role,” Acting Chair Lee said. “I have tremendous respect for my colleagues on the Commission and the exceptional staff across the agency, and look forward to working closely with them. Together we will continue the agency’s work of protecting investors and ensuring market integrity.” “During my time as Commissioner, I have focused on climate and sustainability, and those issues will continue to be a priority for me,” Lee added. Acting Chair Lee was sworn in as Commissioner on July 8, 2019 after unanimous confirmation by the Senate. She has written, lectured, and taught courses internationally on financial regulation and corporate law. She served on the staff of the SEC for over a decade…

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