Author Archives: Andrew Ramonas

Mary Jo White, nominee for chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), center, arrives to a Senate Banking Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, March 12, 2013. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

New SEC Alums Swarm ‘Revolving Door’ to Financial, Law Firms

New SEC Alums Swarm ‘Revolving Door’ to Financial, Law Firms

By Andrew Ramonas, Bloomberg BNA More than half the high-ranking SEC officials who left the agency since January 2016 landed at law and financial firms, with Debevoise & Plimpton LLP leading the pack. Debevoise, private equity manager Blackstone Group LP and other firms hired 15 of the 26 Securities and Exchange Commission officials Bloomberg BNA

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SEC Nominee Clayton Earned $7.6M at New York Law Firm

By Andrew Ramonas, Bloomberg BNA SEC chairman nominee Jay Clayton made $7.6 million as a partner at Sullivan & Cromwell in the past year, according to recently released ethics paperwork. Clayton, whom President Donald Trump tapped to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission in January, has handled mergers and acquisitions at the New York law