Skip to main content

Newsroom

October 20, 2015

Lisa Fairfax and Hester Peirce Nominated to SEC

“President Obama has nominated Lisa Fairfax and Hester Peirce to fill commissioner vacancies at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

“Fairfax, a professor at George Washington University Center for Law, is a favorite of activist groups.  Dennis of Better Markets applauded the nomination of Fairfax. “As the American people’s cop on the Wall Street beat, the SEC must prioritize investor protection and market integrity, not incumbent market participants’ preferences, profits and business models,” Kelleher said. “As important, the SEC has to ramp up its enforcement program at the biggest, most dangerous securities firms and restore the rule of law and accountability on Wall Street. By nominating Lisa Fairfax to serve on the SEC, President Obama has wisely chosen a substantive expert who understands the mission and importance of the agency. That’s exactly what the SEC needs as it works to restore investor and public confidence in our securities markets.” ​

***

Read the full Corporate Crime Reporter article here.

In the News
Share

MEDIA REQUESTS

For media inquiries, please contact us at
press@bettermarkets.org or 202-618-6433.

Contact Us

For media inquiries, please contact press@bettermarkets.org or 202-618-6433.

To sign up for our email newsletter, please visit this page.

Name(Required)
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Sign Up — Stay Informed With Our Monthly Newsletter

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

For media inquiries,

please contact press@bettermarkets.org or 202-618-6433.

Donate

Help us fight for the public interest in our financial markets, protecting Main Street from Wall Street and avoiding another costly financial collapse and economic crisis, by making a donation today.

Donate Today