A Summary of SEC Commissioner Michael Piwowar’s Remarks on IPOs

By | 04/23/2018 | 11:28 am ET

Introduction At the beginning of his opening remarks in May of 2017, SEC Commissioner Michael Piwowar expressed that he was happy to be involved in the SEC-NYU dialogue in which he shared his views on the IPO market. Piwowar has a thorough background in economics, politics, and finance – including an employment history in economics, a Ph.D. in Finance, a M.B.A., and a B.A. in Foreign Science and International Politics…

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The House Passes The Financial CHOICE Act

By | 04/23/2018 | 11:26 am ET

On June 8, 2017, the House of Representatives passed “The Financial CHOICE Act” (“Creating Hope and Opportunity for Investors, Consumers and Entrepreneurs”). The act regulates banking institutions’ qualifying capital through numerous exemptions and policies. Further, the act repeals the Financial Stability Oversight Council’s authority while overhauling multiple parts of the Dodd-Frank Act. The act proposes to make achieving financial independence more feasible for Americans as well as increase financial opportunities…

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