Items Tagged with 'Jay Clayton'


  • SEC chair explores reason behind major drop in IPOs

    Attempts to find ways to make IPOs more attractive
    U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton wants to fix the drastic decline in initial public offerings, hoping to in turn give individual investors more access to smaller companies. This is an issue that housing is not immune from. Remember when loanDepot pulled its IPO two years ago?
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  • What does Trump's SEC chair choice think about deregulation?

    WSJ provides inside look at Jay Clayton’s likely approach
    President Donald Trump recently selected a new leader for one of the government’s top financial regulators, nominating top Wall Street lawyer Jay Clayton to serve as the chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission. But what does Clayton think about the current state of financial regulations? Here's a glimpse.
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  • Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: What does Goldman Sachs expect from Trump administration?

    Plus trouble brewing for Canada’s housing market
    In the days since the election, observers on both sides of the political divide found themselves shaking their collective heads at the frequency at which the name Goldman Sachs is a prominent feature on the resume of one of President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet nominees. So, what exactly does Goldman Sachs expect out of the Trump administration? All that and more in your Monday Morning Cup of Coffee.
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  • Trump taps top Wall Street lawyer, Jay Clayton, to chair SEC

    Represented Goldman Sachs, Bear Stearns, Ally, others during financial crisis
    One of the financial sector's top regulators will soon have a new leader, as President-elect Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he plans to nominate a top Wall Street lawyer to fill the position of chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Trump chose Jay Clayton, who represented Goldman Sachs, Bear Stearns, Ally Financial, Barclays Capital and a number of other large financial institutions during and after the financial crisis, to serve as the new chair of the SEC.
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