New SEC Chairman Nominated

President Trump has nominated Walter “Jay” Clayton as the new Chairman of the SEC. A career deal maker, Mr. Clayton’s appointment is seen as a signal that the Trump Administration will likely be deal and capital markets friendly. His lack of experience as a prosecutor (unlike his two former predecessors) also signals a regulatory environment less focused on enforcement.

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