The Present and Future Needs of the SEC’s Fort Worth Regional Office
Securities Enforcement Defense attorney Scott Mascianica was quoted in an article published by The Texas Lawbook about the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) hunt for a new Regional Director in Fort Worth following the resignation of David Peavler. Former SEC lawyers practicing in Texas say the next regional director will face monumental challenges, as the SEC commissioners in Washington, D.C., push new regulations involving cryptocurrency, cybersecurity and climate change.
“The Fort Worth regional office will benefit from someone who can bring a combination of strong leadership skills and high technical acumen to lead both enforcement and exam [divisions] through a period following a steady stream of proposed rules and significant legal challenges that could have significant impacts on the agency,” Mr. Mascianica said.
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