President-elect Trump nominates new SEC chairman

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Jan 04, 2017

On January 4, 2017, President-elect Donald Trump announced that he intends to nominate Jay Clayton as chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Mr. Clayton would replace Mary Jo White, who announced in November 2016 that she will leave the SEC at the end of the Obama Administration. Mr Clayton’s appointment is contingent on a Senate confirmation vote.

Review the press release on the president-elect’s transition website.

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