Gary Gensler Reportedly Tops Biden's List To Lead SEC

Law360 (January 12, 2021, 9:11 PM EST) -- Former U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Gary Gensler is President-elect Joe Biden's top candidate to lead the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, according to media reports on Tuesday.

CFTC chairman Gary Gensler, right, takes a break during a meeting at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Reuters first reported Tuesday afternoon that unnamed sources said Gensler, whom the Biden transition team tapped in November to lead its review of federal financial regulators including the SEC and CFTC, will be named chairman of the nation's securities regulator.

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